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2010-02-14 10:17:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local businesses and the Change Your Game! Foundation will rally efforts to benefit breast cancer research and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Phoenix Affiliates on Saturday, March 6th, 2010 beginning at 8:30am. "Change Your Game! Day" will be comprised of a charity golf tournament and kid zone event hosted by ASU Karsten Golf Course, 1125 East Rio Salado Parkway, and Tempe Marketplace, 2000 East Rio Salado Parkway, respectively. The day...

2010-02-04 13:35:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Did your Valentine's Day not go as planned? Join Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, San Diego for Cocktails for the Cure and bid on a night out with one of San Diego's finest. You can raise funds for breast cancer awareness and research, and land a date with a smoldering fire fighter, traffic stopping police officer or heart racing paramedic. Attendees will experience a fun-filled evening with the San Diego Enforcers Football Team and free...

2010-01-06 16:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to the generosity of their customers and team members, supermarket partners Ralphs and Food 4 Less today announced that they raised $177,300.66 to support Susan G. Komen for the Cure® affiliates in the communities their stores serve through a breast cancer fundraising program held at their stores from August 31 to November 7, 2009. Ralphs and Food 4 Less will donate the funds to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®...

2010-01-05 05:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's resolution time again. Losing weight, getting fit and volunteering to help others top resolution lists each January(1). Setting a realistic goal and making a commitment to others are great strategies to battle resolution dissolution. Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has a portfolio of fitness events to accommodate both, including the organization's newest event, the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure(TM). The Komen 3-Day for the Cure is a...

2010-01-04 13:40:00

DETROIT, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past 18 years, millions of people have gathered in metropolitan Detroit to celebrate progress, honor the memory of a loved one, and raise awareness and support for those affected by breast cancer. The 19th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, will take place Saturday, May 22, at Comerica Park. Sponsors, teams and participants are already signing up for...

2009-12-10 13:39:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer survivors and advocates from all seven California Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® signaled their alarm today at the recently announced cuts to California's Every Woman Counts program, which would effectively shut the doors to breast cancer screening services for 1.2 million low-income and uninsured women for the first six months of 2010. Citing budgetary concerns, the state also announced that once...

2009-10-30 15:16:00

CONCORD, N.H., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Company C announced it will make a donation of nearly $40,000 to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. On Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18, 2009, Company C held its first-ever Passion for Pink event, during which 15 percent of all weekend sales were set aside for the benefit of national and local breast cancer awareness, research and education. A New Hampshire-based designer and manufacturer of hand-crafted area rugs,...

2009-10-21 17:27:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen For The Cure announced the launch of the 2009 Shop For The Cure® program, a night of shopping and cocktails hosted by Union Square's finest stores. The kick-off celebration is a new addition to the Shop For The Cure® program, in its fourth year. With a $65 tax-deductible donation, shoppers receive the 2009 Komen Card, which grants them a 20 percent...

2009-10-12 10:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines Admirals Club® lounges are thinking pink throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, by hosting rosy celebrations at the 44 club locations worldwide with specialty menu items in support of breast cancer awareness. In addition, as part of the airline's Passionately Pink for the Cure® Day on Friday, Oct. 16, all American Airlines employees are being encouraged to wear...

2009-10-08 13:26:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines and American Eagle employees are joining forces throughout October to do their part in the fight against breast cancer. Among the activities scheduled in celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, American and American Eagle are encouraging their nearly 90,000 employees to "think pink" as they participate in the Susan G. Komen for the Cure(®) program Passionately Pink for the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'