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2014-05-05 08:28:15

LLS Hosts Renowned Blood Cancer Researchers and Patient Advocates to Shine a Spotlight on Its Cures and Access Agenda in the Nation's Capital WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today that it has passed the $1 billion mark in research investment, a significant milestone in the cancer research landscape as LLS continues its 65 year pursuit of advancing breakthrough therapies, finding cures and ensuring access...

2014-04-30 20:22:57

- Boston Marathon champion to return home to lead 90-minute pace group following historic victory SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) today announced that 2014 Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi will participate in the Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Sunday, June 1. Returning to his hometown and continuing the nationwide celebration of his victory, Meb will hit the...

2014-04-22 23:00:54

Civic Duty, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is donating to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the Year campaigns. Those in the Sacramento area are invited to also support this worthy charity by attending a special art auction and show with performance painter David Garibaldi on April 24, 2014, with all proceeds going to help fund new research in hopes of curing this devastating cancer. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Civic Duty applauds the tireless...

2014-04-09 23:29:07

Diana Kyser McNeff will celebrate her 50th birthday with 36,000 other people running the Boston Marathon. Summit, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Diana Kyser McNeff, founding partner of COO on Demand, is running the Boston Marathon this year. As a result of the tragic events of last year, the 2014 Boston Marathon is going to be the largest ever, with 36,000 runners and millions of spectators. For Kyser McNeff, this run is special in a very personal way. Running the Boston Marathon has been a...

2014-04-08 12:31:36

Community Leaders throughout the North Bay Area Assemble to Join LLS in the Fight against Blood Cancers SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter is launching its 2014 North Bay Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) fundraising campaign, enlisting influential and compassionate community leaders as candidates competing to raise funds for blood cancer research and cures. In its second year, the North...

2014-04-02 12:31:39

New Program Brings Busy Moms Together to Get In Shape, Meet Other Moms and Raise Funds to Help Fight Cancer SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter has launched Moms In Training, a brand new nine-week workout program geared towards helping busy moms prepare for a 5K race, while meeting other moms in their community and raising funds for LLS's mission to fight blood cancer. Moms In Training is based...

2014-03-31 12:29:50

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society today announced that its Canadian affiliate, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC), has named Shelagh Tippet-Fagyas as its new president, effective today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/NY94346 Tippet-Fagyas will lead LLSC in its efforts to find cures and ensure access to therapies for all blood cancer patients in Canada. She will be working with the LLSC Board of...

2014-03-24 12:29:26

Through the Light The Night Walk fundraising campaign, the franchising company is on a mission to raise $1 million for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at its Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery® locations across the U.S. ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the strategic brand management company and franchisor behind Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab...

2014-03-10 16:32:44

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to announce expanded hours for its Information Resource Center (IRC), a toll-free call center staffed with master's level healthcare professionals equipped with the latest information on all of the blood cancers. Beginning today the hours of service will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. The IRC can be reached at (800) 955-4572. The call center immediately can...

2014-03-06 23:32:39

SuperSlow Zone owner, Kurt Jacquin of Woodstone, Texas was recently featured in The International Business Times for his support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Woodstone, TX (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 SuperSlow Zone owner Kurt Jacquin of Woodstone, Texas, was recently featured in The International Business Times for his support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.