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2010-10-05 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, October 10, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards and his crew will unveil a special new Aflac Duck Wingman Bead of Courage to show kids with serious illnesses like cancer that they are not alone in their fight against the disease.

2010-09-23 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the company that pays policyholders cash fast when they are injured or ill, will celebrate its 10th year airing television commercials featuring the Aflac Duck by renewing its commitment to the fight against childhood cancer this September.

2010-05-11 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Former U.S. and Georgia First Lady Rosalynn Carter is the special guest for today's opening of Grady Health System's new comprehensive outpatient mental health facility, the Auburn Avenue Recovery Center.

2010-04-14 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patients at the Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta were treated to a visit by an "extra-sweet" version of the Aflac Duck to commemorate the iconic spokesduck's 10th birthday party.

2010-03-26 06:00:00

ATLANTA, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- This Friday, March 26, Rent-A-Center is donating $20,000 in video game equipment and televisions to the Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. The equipment and televisions will be used primarily in the teen room at the cancer center. "We are pleased to support the important work undertaken by the dedicated staff at the Aflac Cancer Center of Children's," said Xavier Dominicis, Rent-A-Center vice president of...

2010-03-15 09:00:00

ATLANTA, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Grady's Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Center has been granted a full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

2009-12-11 08:50:00

Grant helps fund the construction and operation of the new Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding hospital ATLANTA, Dec.

2009-10-07 09:03:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 7 Aflac (NYSE: AFL) announced that it has raised more than $1.16 million for the Aflac Cancer Center through a matching grant campaign with Causes on Facebook, making it the largest sponsored campaign in the history of Causes.

2009-09-01 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac today announced its support for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by kicking off a new integrated fundraising campaign to benefit the Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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