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2009-09-24 14:39:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A free "See, Test and Treat" breast and cervical cancer screening program sponsored by the NorthPoint Heath & Wellness Center, the College of American Pathologists, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) - Minnesota Affiliate, will be held at the North Point Health and Wellness Center in Minneapolis, Minn. on October 6, 7, and 8. Appointments are being scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day by area community health representatives and...

2009-09-22 08:57:00

TOPEKA, Kan., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This October, Payless will inspire shoppers to show their support for breast cancer awareness with this year's must-have accessory item - the 2009 Payless Breast Cancer Awareness charm bracelet benefitting Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's leading breast cancer advocacy organization. The nation's largest specialty footwear retailer is, once again, proud to offer a limited-edition, breast cancer awareness item for just $2 in all...

2009-09-17 12:20:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to continue to deliver on its vision of a world without breast cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure,((R) )San Diego conducted an in-depth, county-wide research and community needs assessment to identify disparities in breast cancer across populations. Komen San Diego conducts a Community Profile every two years to ensure its programs are meeting the breast health services needs in San Diego County. This recent report unveiled important data...

2009-09-17 08:13:00

ROCKLIN, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Pink Ribbon Produce, a unique retail program committed to raising breast cancer awareness, will return this October at hundreds of Harris Teeter, Meijer and Price Chopper stores. The educational fundraising program, created by Consumer Effects International, teams the three grocery store retailers with produce suppliers in an effort to raise money for local Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Affiliates. Stores will direct shoppers to the participating...

2009-09-14 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ask.com(R), a leading search engine and operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced the launch of the Ask.com Search for the Cure(R) program and charitable commitment to Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's largest and most progressive grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives and end breast cancer forever. The Ask.com Search for the Cure program, available on the Ask.com...

2009-09-11 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings Inc., the largest drug store in metropolitan New York, today announced that, as the Local Presenting Sponsor of the 2009 Komen New York City Race For The Cure, the Company, its customers and its foundation, The Duane Reade Charitable Foundation, have raised $330,000 to increase awareness of breast cancer and to assist in the effort to find a cure. This marks the third year that Duane Reade has proudly sponsored this momentous event,...

2009-09-11 11:10:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Holiday Singers, a group of New York City-based holiday carolers, will be pulling out their merriment, seasonal gear and songs for the Susan G. Komen New York City Race for the Cure(R) on Sunday, September 13, 2009 in Central Park. The festive group will be helping raise funds and awareness for the Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) and local organizations providing breast health education, screening, and...

2009-09-09 09:58:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The next time you see a distinctively pink Vespa zooming by, it might just be one of the Vespa LX 50 scooters that over a dozen non-profit agencies devoted to battling breast cancer are adding to their autumn Breast Cancer Awareness initiatives. Through a partnership with Lifetime Networks' 15th annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign, "Stop Breast Cancer for Life: The Power of 15," Vespa USA (www.vespausa.com), is bringing a boost of extra...

2009-09-09 08:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Katydid Collection today announced the availability of a new t-shirt design supporting breast cancer research, screening and education. Fifty percent of proceeds from sales of the tee will benefit the Dallas County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R). The tattoo inspired t-shirt - available in pink, black and white - features distinctive Katydid Collection designs, pairing bold graphics with a feminine pattern and rhinestone accents. The...

2009-08-21 15:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- DS Waters of America, Inc., a leader in the home and office bottled water, filtration and office coffee delivery service today announced it has entered a three-year alliance with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's largest breast cancer advocacy group. Through its home and office bottled water brands, DS Waters will make a $30.00 donation to Komen for the Cure for every new customer who starts service under the Komen Budget Plan, with a minimum...


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