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Latest Race for the Cure Stories

2011-10-10 12:54:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHOBaldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Los Angeles County Affiliate WHAT Grand Opening of PINK, the first ever pop up store in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza history, in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Store event schedule includes Makeover Mondays; mini Race for the Cure events on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for shoppers who walk the mall for exercise; Lunch & Learn events on...

2011-10-05 08:00:00

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past two years, Zumba Fitness has developed the Zumbathon® charity platform giving instructors and Zumba® fans all over the world the opportunity to unite through exercise and raise money for important causes. Due to the successful 2010 Party in Pink Zumbathon movement which raised over $500,000 for breast cancer research, Zumba Fitness will amplify its fundraising impact with a re-launch of...

2011-10-04 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Old Navy and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® announced a partnership to raise funding, help drive awareness and ultimately encourage consumers to take action in the fight against breast cancer. To support the cause, Old Navy will participate in a number of marketing and merchandising programs through 2012 and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of select products will benefit Susan G. Komen, an international non-profit...

2011-10-04 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and American Eagle, in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, are encouraging customers to "Fly for the Cure" during October as part of the Passionately Pink for the Cure® program to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The program is the centerpiece of a month filled with activities and celebrations in the U.S. and abroad. During the "Fly for the Cure" campaign,...

2011-09-28 12:58:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A free See, Test & Treat(TM) breast and cervical cancer screening program sponsored by the College of American Pathologists, the NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, the Minnesota Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, will be held at the NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center in Minneapolis, Minn. on October 4, 5, and 6. Appointments are being scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day by area...

2011-09-26 00:42:00

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 25, Kohl's Department Stores presented the 13th Annual Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure. Kohl's once again had the largest team for this year's race and fielded the largest team in the history of the Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure, with more than 5,400 team members - more than double the size of last year's team. Kohl's role as the local presenting sponsor of the race is...

2011-09-22 11:34:00

MIAMI, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami Seaquarium will go pink this October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as it welcomes its guests with the opportunity to make a $5 contribution to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and save 50 percent on general admission. The park also will encourage its visitors to get involved in other ways by transforming several park locations with the iconic pink color. The offer starts September 26 and runs until October 31. To participate,...

2011-09-01 05:00:00

DENTON, Texas, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Race for the Cure "Start Line" now extends to Denton! Thousands of people and of all ages and abilities will gather at Host Sponsor University of North Texas' Traditions Fields for the first-ever Susan G. Komen North Texas Denton Race for the Cure®. The Denton Race features a 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk, Competitive 5K, Casual 5K Run/Walk, Kids for the Cure activity area and 50 yard dash, the Elizabeth's Garden tribute...

2011-08-29 14:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO --- The Los Angeles County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) will join recording artist and Komen Circle of Promise spokesperson Kelly Price for a special summer concert and community outreach effort at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Los Angeles County Affiliate has distributed more than $9 million to fund breast cancer programs and research since 1996,...

2011-08-24 08:00:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Armed with spatulas, mixers, blenders and good will, residents living in Del Webb communities across the nation raised more than $50,000 toward the fight against breast cancer. As part of a special program called "1,000 Cooks for the Cure," the nation's top 55+ homebuilder hosted events at 45 Del Webb communities with all proceeds benefitting Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Thousands of Baby Boomers participated in the...