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2011-03-19 00:00:28

Congressmen Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) have launched the Congressional Crohn's and Colitis Caucus. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 18, 2011 The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America today announced that Congressmen Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) have launched the Congressional Crohn's and Colitis Caucus. This new caucus will work to promote awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel...

2011-03-08 19:36:00

LAS VEGAS, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series, a musical format that revolutionized the running industry, has surged to the front of the pack once again by announcing the first ever nighttime start for the 2011 Zappos.com Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & 1/2 Marathon to Benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. Runners will span across all eight lanes of Las Vegas Boulevard on Sunday night, December 4, exclusively shutting down the...

2011-03-04 00:00:30

Joseph Melenick, 17, of Bay Village, Ohio, has gone above and beyond to raise much-needed awareness of Crohn's and a similar disease called ulcerative colitis, and nearly $50,000 for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's research, education, and support initiatives. New York, New York (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Since his diagnosis five years ago at age 12 with Crohn's disease, a chronic and often debilitating digestive disease, Joseph Melenick, 17, of Bay Village, Ohio, has...

2010-11-15 08:30:00

New interactive components lead to better Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis education and disease management NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America today announced the launch of new enhancements and resources to its online community (www.ccfacommunity.org). Developed to meet the dynamic needs of patient groups, this site serves as a free resource to provide patients and families with the vital peer support they need in...

2010-09-15 18:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven outstanding community volunteers have been named ABC/13 Women of Distinction and Ambassador for the 2011 Winter Ball, benefiting the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Houston Gulf Coast / South Texas Chapter. An ABC/13 News photographer and a contingent of friends and admirers staged a series of surprise announcements at various Houston venues for the Women of Distinction honorees: Susan Boggio, Jacqueline Chaumette, Lavonne Cox,...

2010-07-13 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today the five grand prize winners from the third annual Celebrating UC Success contest. Established in December 2007, Celebrating UC Success is a program that honors people who have found personal ways to help manage their ulcerative colitis (UC), a form of inflammatory bowel disease. The program highlights their successes to educate and inspire other patients and supporters of those with...

2010-06-21 05:03:00

LAS VEGAS, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock musician and reality TV star Bret Michaels has embarked on a comeback, and he'll do it Rock 'n' Roll style when he performs for the more than 30,000 runners at the Zappos.com Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & 1/2 Marathon to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America on Sunday, December 5th. The free concert will cap an electrifying weekend of rocking and running as race participants span across all 8 lanes of Las Vegas Boulevard,...

2010-04-12 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced its continued support for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's (CCFA) "Take Steps" Walk program. In 2010, CCFA will host "Take Steps" Walks in more than 100 cities across the United States. The local Walks are designed to raise much-needed awareness of and funds for the 1.4 million Americans living with Crohn's disease and...

2010-01-28 07:00:00

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Received a Donation of $10,000 For Every Touchdown Garrard Scored During the 2009 Season NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) today announced the culmination of the second consecutive year of the In the Zone for Crohn's program, featuring David Garrard, quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars(®)(1) and support from Centocor Ortho Biotech to help the organization...

2009-09-09 09:12:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. announced today that the In the Zone for Crohn's program with David Garrard, quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars((R))(1) will continue this football season to raise awareness and provide funding for Crohn's disease research, education and support. Building on the success of last year's program, which raised $170,000 for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Centocor Ortho Biotech will again make a...


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