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2012-05-29 23:00:46

Early bird registration guarantees spot, sets fundraising goals for summer. Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 Registration for the Komen Knoxville Race for the Cure will begin on June 1. The 16th annual event will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at World´s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville. Last year, more than 13,000 area residents participated as runners, walkers and volunteers. The event raised more than $845,000, which supported research, screening, education and treatment...

Komen Foundation Restores Funding to Planned Parenthood
2012-02-04 05:08:56

Three days after their decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood became public knowledge, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation has promised to once again fund breast cancer screenings at the organization, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to David Morgan and Anna Yukhananov of Reuters, Komen, which is the "world's largest breast cancer charity" had found itself "thrust the group into America's deeply politicized debate over abortion rights" after it withdrew...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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