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2014-04-17 12:25:57

Athletes Discuss Kenyan Culture and Training with Elmwood Elementary Students HOPKINTON, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock today brought the Boston Marathon defending women's champion Rita Jeptoo, two past champions, and other elite Kenyan athletes, to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 600 students from Hopkinton's Elmwood Elementary School. The rally, part of John Hancock's 'Scholars and Stars' program, gives students an opportunity to meet Kenyan athletes and...

2014-04-16 16:25:55

9 Schools Compete in Second Annual Friendship Sprint Medley Relay BOSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, in partnership with the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) program and the Boston Public Schools, today hosted Scholars & Stars in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. More than 300 students from Boston Public High School track teams participated in the event. After dynamic stretching and core strengthening...

2014-03-20 12:28:18

Banner Designs Include 12 with "We Run Together" Theme and an Honor Banner BOSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a brief program on Boylston Street this morning, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and four-time Boston Marathon Champion Bill Rodgers helped race sponsor John Hancock reveal designs for its 2014 Boston Marathon street banners. Each year, approximately 500 banners are hung in Boston usually a month prior to the race until about a week following the event. Similar to prior...

2014-01-27 12:24:10

- Only one-third of respondents prepare a detailed budget tracking income and spending BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of affluent investors by John Hancock found that most (67 percent) do not have much use for household budgeting. Of those who don't budget, only a third think they would be better off financially if they prepared one. Investors cite several reasons for not relying on a household budget. Just under a third say they have a different system...

2013-10-31 12:25:05

BOSTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Within minutes of the Red Sox victory in the World Series, the famed weather beacon atop the John Hancock Building in Boston began flashing red and blue to signify the Win. The iconic beacon has flashed red and blue only twice before, in 2004 when the Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, and again in 2007 when they topped the Colorado Rockies. And on the day of the victory parade as Red Sox nation celebrates another world championship,...

2013-03-28 12:26:52

Related Social Media Contest Offers Chance to Win Boston Marathon Memorabilia Signed by 2013 Winners BOSTON, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Financial is rallying the runners in its 2013 Boston Marathon Non-Profit Program in their attempt to break last year's record of raising $6.8 million in charitable donations for more than 100 non-profit organizations. There are close to 1,000 runners participating in John Hancock's program as part of the 117(th) running of the...

2013-02-13 12:24:06

BOSTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock has launched a new advertising campaign that primarily focuses, for the first time, on its strength as an asset management brand. The new campaign, an extension of last year's "You Are Not alone" series, will appear in television ads beginning the week of February 18, running on CNBC and during high-profile sporting events. Print ads began appearing last month in publications including Barron's, the Wall Street Journal and Investment News,...

2012-12-28 12:22:04

BOSTON, Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Desiree Davila, a member of the 2013 John Hancock Elite Boston Marathon Team has withdrawn from the upcoming April 15 race due to a slow-healing femoral stress fracture of the right leg. The injury occurred shortly before the 2012 London Olympic Marathon this past August. Although her recovery is taking longer than expected, Davila said she is making progress and looks forward to competing in future Boston Marathons. "Keeping my long term goals in mind,...

2012-11-01 11:24:48

BOSTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent national survey of non-retired investors, 90 percent of respondents said they felt it would be important to have a strategy in place for using their savings and investments to generate a regular income in retirement by the time they are 60 years old. Nearly 70 percent (69%) said they had or expected to have such a plan, yet only half of those respondents said they have used or would use their existing financial professional to develop it,...

2012-10-15 11:25:21

BOSTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Funds' public website (www.jhfunds.com) has been named 'Best Mutual Fund Website' by the Web Marketing Association (WMA) in its recently announced 2012 Web Marketing Awards. With this latest honor, "For Outstanding Achievement in Web Development," John Hancock Funds marks six years in a row winning a 'Best of Industry Website' award from the WMA. Sites are judged on each of seven criteria including: Design, Innovation, Content, Technology,...