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2011-02-07 14:00:00

GLENWILLOW, Ohio, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dots, LLC announced today that it will donate $91,086 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to help fund ground-breaking research and life-saving community outreach projects through the "Girlfriends Giving Back" partnership program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/CL43584 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081202/CLTU086LOGO ) Only in its second year, the Dots "Girlfriends Giving Back" program...

2011-01-11 00:00:48

Dr. Janet K. Ihde, to be honored at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, Inland Empire Community Reception for her outstanding service in Breast Cancer Patient Care. The reception is held January 15, 2011, 6:00 - 8:00pm at LaQuinta Resort & Club in partnership with the National Collegiate Tennis Classic held January 14-16, 2011. Rancho Mirage, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 The Inland Empire Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will honor Rancho Mirage surgeon and oncologist, Dr....

2010-12-15 09:36:00

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of its second annual "Palate in the Pink" national fundraiser, Sullivan's Steakhouse proudly presented a donation of $100,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to support the fight against breast cancer. Throughout the month of October, Sullivan's 20 locations offered guests a special "Palate in the Pink" menu, which featured a three-course meal for $39.95. The famous steakhouse donated $5 from each meal sold...

2010-11-22 09:00:00

Local Nonprofit Makes Huge Impact on Girls with a Running Program FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia (GOTR-NOVA), a nonprofit based in Fairfax, will host its annual Reindeer Romp 5K at Reston Town Center on Saturday, December 4, 2010 beginning at 7:30 a.m. The Reindeer Romp 5K, which attracted close to 6,500 participants in 2009, is the second-largest 5K run in the area behind the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The 5K...

2010-11-12 05:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DS Waters of America, Inc., a leader in home and office bottled water, water filtration and office coffee delivery service, today announced it has extended its current partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® until January 30, 2016, extending the parties' prior commitment by an additional five years. The modified agreement also adds water filtration to the list of products associated with Komen for the Cure. DS Waters was into...

2010-10-29 08:01:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, an industry leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today their recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. A gesture that began last year, the firm has added a special pink ribbon theme to their website, www.worksmart.com, to draw attention to the cause. A partner of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® NC Triangle Affiliate since 2009, the firm provides ongoing IT support...

2010-10-28 09:15:00

Partnership will provide Chicagoans comprehensive breast cancer prevention and treatment education ZION, Il., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) and the Chicagoland Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® announced today that they have entered into a two-year partnership in which CTCA at Midwestern will be the Affiliate Presenting Sponsor of the 13-year-old Komen...

2010-10-14 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group has gone Passionately Pink for the Cure® in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2010. Together with Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the U.S. News Health channel (health.usnews.com) will drive donations to the organization throughout the month of October. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) Susan G....

2010-10-13 09:39:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Smoothie, a Petrus Brands company intent on redefining the smoothie category, announces "Give $1, Get $1" in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. For every dollar donated by a customer between October 11 and November 14, customers will receive a $1 off Smoothie Buck to use towards the purchase of a small, medium or large smoothie on a future visit. "Give a $1, Get a $1" continues Planet...

2010-10-12 14:42:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy's (www.massageenvy.com) annual nationwide fundraising event, Massage for the Cure, provided 26,798 massages and raised more than $477,000. Massage for the Cure, hosted on Tuesday, September, 14th, benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and helps fund breast cancer education, screening and treatment initiatives across the country. One-hour therapeutic massages were offered for $49, with $15 from each massage...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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