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2014-07-11 08:24:49

OAKLAND, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of participants will come together next weekend in Oakland to honor cancer survivors, their caregivers, and to pay tribute to those for whom the cure did not come soon enough. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event ignites team spirit among participants and works to raise funds used to save lives and create more birthdays by helping you stay well, helping you get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. Logo -...

2014-06-10 12:31:24

Thousands Unite to Bring Suicide and Mental Disorders 'Out Of The Darkness' and to Raise Funds for Life-Saving Suicide Research and Prevention Programs PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of people touched by suicide and mental disorders will participate in a 17-mile Overnight Walk in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 28, making a bold statement as they journey through the night to raise funds and awareness for suicide education and prevention. The Out of the...

2013-12-12 23:29:01

A new winter holiday collection, "Holiday Lights," is now available for download at http://www.SongsToEducate.com/holiday. Visit the website to listen to the festive songs and enjoy the Farolito video. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 End of the year celebrations are a time of new light and life. In the spirit of generosity and kinship warmth, the founders of Songs to Educate have created "Holiday Lights", a special collection of songs for the whole family to enjoy over...

2013-10-21 23:26:05

Rehab Center Joins with Community to Honor Cancer Survivors (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The Relay For Life events are an activity where communities across the world join together to honor survivors of cancer, to remember loved ones who lost their lives to cancer, and to generate funds in an effort to fight the disease which often still has no cure. On Friday, September 27th, 2013, Narconon Arrowhead participated in the Relay for Life of Pittsburg County hosted at Sertoma Field in McAlester,...

2010-04-22 09:10:00

LORAIN, Ohio, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sneakers, sleeping bags and cancer education? It must be the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life, an 18- to 24-hour event to celebrate survivorship and raise funds for cancer research, education, advocacy and services. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/relay-for-life/43644/ Relay For Life will be held at Brookside's Sevits Stadium, 1824 Harris Road, Sheffield Lake, OH...

2008-06-30 21:02:45

By Teddye Snell, Tahlequah Daily Press, Okla. Jun. 29--It began early Friday evening with the first trickle of team members setting up tents at the Tahlequah High School Track and grew into a small city of hundreds of people united in the fight against cancer. American Cancer Society's Cherokee County Relay for Life marked its 14th year with myriad activities, and drew area residents from all walks of life: cancer survivors, teachers, students, business people; the old and the young....

2008-06-24 02:30:28

By Chris Harris, Commonwealth Journal, Somerset, Ky. Jun. 23--Just call it a false start. Happens in races all the time. But after the weather got the better of last Friday's 2008 Relay for Life event to raise money for the American Cancer Society, the push made Thursday night to make up for canceled events help push the dollar figures over this year's fundraising target. A total of $143,000 was earned for the war against cancer, beating this year's goal by a healthy $3,000....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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