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2013-08-31 23:03:14

Final tote tallied through Labor Day at midnight. TUCSON, Ariz., (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 For the first time ever, viewers tuning in to the 2013 MDA Show of Strength Telethon Sunday will be able to keep track of telethon donations through a new online tote board feature that will continuously update as the show airs on ABC stations nationwide at 9/8c. Viewers will be able to check MDA’s website, mda.org, for regular updates on how much is being raised through the telethon as the show...

2013-08-30 23:19:33

48th annual show to air on ABC television stations across the country this Sunday. TUCSON, Ariz., (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Grand Ole Opry will be showcased this weekend on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon when an Opry performance by hit-maker Luke Bryan is aired on the 48th annual show, Sunday, Sept. 1, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the country. During the two-hour broadcast, Bryan sings one of his early hits "Country Man" as part of the telethon, which in the past...

2013-05-30 23:02:45

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has awarded Valerion Therapeutics $1,195,762 to continue development of an experimental cell-penetrating treatment that may represent a unique approach to treating myotubular myopathy (MTM). Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The Muscular Dystrophy Association has awarded Valerion Therapeutics $1,195,762 to continue development of an experimental cell-penetrating treatment that may represent a unique approach to treating myotubular myopathy (MTM). The...

2013-05-29 23:18:12

Annual ℠Appetite for a Cure´ program and golf tournament support the Muscular Dystrophy Association Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Sailormen Inc. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and the Muscular Dystrophy Association announced today that the 2013 “Appetite for a Cure” program and the Sailormen Inc., Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Golf Classic have raised more than $670,000 to help support those affected by neuromuscular disease. This year's Appetite for a Cure program ran from...

2013-05-22 23:01:34

Kenneth Beuley, CFO and director of development at the Keith Corporation, honored with 2013 Joe Martin Champion of Spirit Award CHARLOTTE, (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Muscular Dystrophy Association scored a huge win in the fight against muscular dystrophy at the annual Charlotte Muscle Team event held May 21 by raising more than $300,000 to help Charlotte-area families living with muscle disease. "The Charlotte community really showed up for this year's event to support MDA families,”...

2013-05-17 23:01:22

Top athletes, local heroes and business leaders come together for fundraiser. CHARLOTTE, N.C., (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Charlotte´s top professional athletes and local heroes are set to share the spotlight with children served by the Muscular Dystrophy Association at the annual Charlotte Muscle Team® event on Tuesday, May 21 at Bank of America Stadium from 6-10 p.m. Charlotte Muscle Team is a unique social event that pairs top professional athletes and local heroes, including military...


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  • A spider.
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