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2009-05-10 11:58:00

PITTSBURGH, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of today's Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure(R) 5K are as follows: 1st Place Overall Winners Male: Pat McGuire, Greensburg, Pa., 15:35 Female: Kaitlin Grimm, Penn Hills, Pa., 18:46 2nd Place Overall Winners Male: Steven Strelick, 16:05 Female: Michelle Corkum, Pittsburgh, Pa., 18:58 3rd Place Overall Winners Male: Charlie Ban, Pittsburgh, Pa., 16:13 Female: Christina Reck, Allison Park, Pa., 19:10 Survivor Category...

2009-05-06 11:16:00

AAdvantage Members Can Honor Mom, Receive Miles with Donations FORT WORTH, Texas, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As Mother's Day approaches, American Airlines launches its 2009 Miles for the Cure(R) fundraising campaign, which rewards donors with five AAdvantage(R) miles for every dollar they contribute to Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) with a minimum $25 donation. American's customers can support the fight against breast cancer by simply visiting www.aa.com/komen to make a donation. In...

2009-05-04 11:33:00

Bright Starts(R) brand is lead sponsor for activity area at May 9 event ATLANTA, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Starts, a registered trademark of Kids II, Inc. will host the first Bright Starts Kids for the Cure Korral at the 19th Annual Komen Atlanta Race for the Cure this Saturday, May 9 at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta, Ga. Parents and kids who participate in the race can get a refreshing drink as they enjoy fun activities like carnival games, caricature sketches and prize drawings in...

2009-04-30 12:00:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) is proud to announce that it is the lead Pink Ribbon sponsor for the 2009 Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure on Saturday, May 2. The 5-kilometer race/walk is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. in front of the West Virginia State Capital Complex on Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston. The event honors the late Susan G. Komen, who died of breast cancer in 1980. The West Virginia Affiliate of Komen For The...

2009-04-27 23:01:00

--Building on the Ford Advantage Plan, Ford will donate $20 in the name of each prospective customer that test drives a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle through June 1, up to $1 million to Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R); dealers also can match the contribution. --Ford Motor Company and its dealers have dedicated more than $100 million to the fight against breast cancer, throughout its 15-year partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure. --In addition to helping charities nationwide, the...

2009-04-21 06:30:00

Campaign Designed to Educate Women about Calcium, Vitamins, and Healthy Beauty NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The role that vitamin D plays in contributing to overall bone health has long been proven -- the essential vitamin promotes calcium absorption and helps to form and maintain strong bones. Now, vitamin D is being investigated for breast health benefits, and as emerging science suggests, there may be a correlation between adequate levels of vitamin D and breast health. More...

2009-04-20 11:00:00

Sara Holliday of Fit by Sara and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego Unite To Help Women Get Fit and Raise Funds SAN DIEGO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Word is spreading about YOGA 4 THE CURE. In the course of just two classes, 50 women have gathered together to stretch, deep breathe and meditate. Along with getting fit and feeling great, this grassroots movement has raised $1,000 in donations for breast cancer. Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego and Sara Holliday of Fit by Sara have...

2009-04-17 15:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) joined Komen for the Cure Affiliates across the country to applaud the introduction of the 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-saving Early Detection, Research and Treatment) Act, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX). "It's been more than 37 years since our nation first declared...

2009-04-14 14:01:00

Collaboration to Fight Inflammatory Breast Cancer Already Making Gains in First Year of Funding DALLAS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) today lauded thousands of American Airlines AAdvantage(R) members, employees, and Celebrity Golf and Tennis supporters for helping American meet its promise to fund the fight against a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. American's annual Celebrity Golf and Tennis event,...

2009-04-09 13:58:00

Largest Breast Cancer Organization Investing $60 Million to Research Despite Down Economy SAN FRANCISCO, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testing whether a powerful ingredient in marijuana can help slow the growth of aggressive breast cancer cells is just one of six Bay Area breast cancer studies being funded this year by Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the global leader in the breast cancer movement announced today. The projects are part of a $60 million portfolio of 2009 research...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.