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2010-04-28 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As Mother's Day approaches, American Airlines invites customers to join the fight against breast cancer while honoring the important women in their lives on May 9. Purchasing an American Airlines Gift Card is a great way to surprise mom with the gift of travel. While the card presents a way to literally give her the world, it's a gift that will also contribute to the battle against breast cancer, as American will donate $5 for every...

2010-04-26 16:18:00

SAN DIEGO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Mother's Day in style with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego at FLUXX, San Diego's hottest new nightclub in the Gaslamp Quarter. Komen San Diego will be hosting Honor Your Mother Cocktails for the Cure Trunk Show. This trunk show and cocktail event will feature the latest local trends and gifts with a percentage of proceeds from vendor sales benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego. Current vendors include Bake for Hope, Patti...

2010-04-26 12:32:00

CHICAGO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether home or away this Mother's Day weekend, you can use the holiday to really give back to all the mothers out there. The GO Group LLC, suggests participating in a run or walk organized to support causes pertinent to women. "Mother's Day is a great opportunity to show support of mothers everywhere," says John McCarthy, president of GO Group. "Our team has uncovered some cause-related races around the country that are very worthwhile." Suggestions...

2010-04-14 09:00:00

CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cision, the leading provider of software, services and tools for the media and public relations industry, today announced that Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's largest breast cancer organization, is using the award-winning CisionPoint PR workflow solution as its campaign management system. A staff of PR professionals based in Komen for the Cure's Dallas and Washington, D.C. offices is responsible for the organization's national...

2010-04-01 13:48:00

SAN DIEGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The alarming budget cuts to state-funded breast cancer screening programs in California combined with the reality of a tough economy, resulted in increased demand for grants funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego this year. The organization announced today that it granted more than $500,000 to local organizations to fund breast cancer diagnostics and screening in San Diego. This number represents less than half of what the foundation granted...

2010-03-30 17:09:00

DALLAS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- 27 Dallas/Fort Worth Massage Envy clinics What: One walk team in the 2010 Tarrant County Komen Race for the Cure will be selected by DFW Massage Envy to receive a $1000 donation and co-branded team shirts for the entire team. Team members on the selected team who raise the most money will also be eligible to be awarded Massage Envy gift cards as prizes. On race day, a special area in the Massage Envy tent will be reserved for...

2010-03-24 16:02:00

SAN DIEGO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure® awarded its seven California Affiliates with the State Policy of the Year Award for their advocacy to ensure access to breast cancer screening and treatment in the face of significant state budget cuts. The State Policy Campaign of the Year Award is presented to a Komen Affiliate or Affiliates who advanced breast health issues and brought positive changes through their public policy initiatives at the...

2010-03-19 06:46:00

ATLANTA, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Emily Custer has worked for four years in the Creative Department at the headquarters of DS Waters (brand owner of Crystal Springs) in Atlanta, Georgia. She remembers when a few of her college friends had mothers who went through the trial of breast cancer, she was concerned but not involved. All that changed two years ago when her own mother was diagnosed, and now Emily has found that DS Waters and their support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation has...

2010-03-18 11:28:00

ST. LOUIS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Yurbuds announced today its yurbuds earbud enhancers have been selected as the "Official earphones" of the SunTrust National Marathon in Washington, D.C., this month. For the first time in its five-year history, the National Marathon will be allowing participants to wear earphones during the annual race. Yurbuds' CEO Seth Burgett and co-founder Richard Daniels both understand races and race safety. A tri-athlete, and 20 time marathon runner...

2010-02-24 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- What would you do if you or a loved one couldn't afford a mammogram, but you knew something was wrong? That's a question thousands of women in San Diego County are now asking themselves. On January 1, California's state screening program shut its doors. They won't reopen until July! And when they do, the program will no longer serve women aged 40-49. What's worse, Governor Schwarzenegger is considering additional cuts for next year. Last week, Susan G....


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