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2014-05-15 12:36:44

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces "Walk Weekend" -- Fundraising Events Held Nationwide May 17-18 BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend tens of thousands of walkers will hit the pavement and raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis. Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraiser and includes a total of 500 walks throughout the year -- with 200 this Saturday and Sunday. Cystic fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that causes...

2014-05-06 23:13:57

NorthStar employees rally behind the Clegg family in 5k Run/Walk for Cystic Fibrosis. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Over the weekend, NorthStar Alarm employees rallied behind Jordan Clegg, a rambunctious 18-year-old who battles Cystic Fibrosis, and his family in the Provo 5k Run/Walk for Cystic Fibrosis race that benefits the Great Strides Foundation. For the past seven years, Melanie Jenkins, a NorthStar Alarm employee, has taken part in the event to support the Clegg family who are...

2014-04-29 12:33:15

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada and new National Ambassador Ben Mulroney, from CTV's ETALK, invite all Canadians to join in the fight against cystic fibrosis (CF) during the month of May. As his first priority as National Ambassador for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Mulroney will be leading the Great Strides(TM) walk, a national fundraising event, taking place Sunday, May 25, 2014 in 70 locations across Canada. All money...

2012-07-16 23:02:55

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation held a successful Pipeline to a Cure Gala on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa with surfing legends in attendance. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 “Pipeline to a Cure 2012 was our most successful year ever. Because of all of our amazing sponsors, supporters and committee members we were able to raise $465,000 in net revenue! We are so thankful for everyone's support and love!” says Michael...

2012-07-14 23:00:30

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is pleased to announce that the Fifth Annual Pipeline to a Cure gala will be held on Saturday, July 14th, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Paul Motenko and Jerry Hennessy, Co-Founders of STACKED Restaurants are proud to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the Pipeline to A Cure Gala. The gala will be held on Saturday, July 14th, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'