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2010-11-01 08:48:00

"Martin's Chips in for a Cure" receives Pink Ribbon Award EPHRATA, Pa., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martin's Potato Chips, Inc., a leading business in Pennsylvania, received the 2010 Pink Ribbon Award from the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) for its "Martin's Chips in for a Cure" campaign. The presentation took place at a luncheon session during the PA Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Conference at the Harrisburg Hilton on Wednesday, October 13, 2010. (Photo:...

2010-10-05 08:00:00

U.S. Senator Robert Patrick Casey receives Pink Ribbon Award EPHRATA, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr., a breast cancer advocate for the women of Pennsylvania, will receive the Pink Ribbon Award from the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC). The presentation will take place at a luncheon session during the PA Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Conference at the Harrisburg Hilton on Wednesday, October 13th. Senator Casey co-sponsored the Genetic...

2010-08-19 08:30:00

EPHRATA, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are you a breast or cervical cancer researcher in PA looking for additional research funding? The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is awaiting your grant application for the PBCC's Income Tax Refunds for Breast and Cervical Cancer Research Grants. The grant funding cycle is July 1, 2011- June 30, 2012. To download the Request for Application (RFA) visit www.pbcc.me/tax. Letters of Intent are due by September 15, 2010 and Full...

2010-08-12 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pat Halpin-Murphy, President & Founder of the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC), received the Tempo Award on Tuesday evening for outstanding advocacy and awareness work in the breast cancer field. Adagio Health presents the Tempo Award to individuals and organizations who improve the health and well-being of women and families in the Pittsburgh region. PBCC programs including the PA Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Conference, Income Tax...

2010-06-17 07:45:00

LANCASTER, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With two weeks left, there is still time to donate! Representative Scott Boyd will dye his hair pink when $10,000 is raised to support the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) through the Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer Home Run Derby. To take Representative Boyd up on his challenge and donate to see his hair turn pink, visit www.ScottBoydsPinkHair.com. "If we can raise $10,000 for the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, I will dye my...

2010-03-23 07:28:00

EPHRATA, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is encouraged by the United States House of Representatives' passing of a health care reform bill, to be signed into law by President Obama this week. Fortunately, thanks to the efforts of the PBCC, women diagnosed with breast cancer in Pennsylvania who are underinsured or uninsured already have FREE Treatment available to them through the Commonwealth of PA's Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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