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2010-06-15 13:08:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- After nine years and more than $7 million raised for the fight against breast cancer, Cook for the Cure®, a partnership between KitchenAid and Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, is turning up the heat on its party fundraising efforts with 1,000 Cooks for the Cure, a new weekend-long event taking place Friday, July 16 through Sunday, July 18 in homes and offices across the country. Cooks everywhere are invited to...

2010-06-01 09:46:00

ATLANTA, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Planet Smoothie, a Petrus Brands company intent on redefining the smoothie category, is honored to announce the launch of the Pink Promise Smoothie, researched and developed by Planet Smoothie's nutritionist and approved by Susan G. Komen for the Cure's breast health experts. The Pink Promise Smoothie is the first product developed in partnership to benefit Komen for the Cure. For every Pink Promise Smoothie sold, Planet Smoothie will donate $.50 to...

2010-05-28 14:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In a show of support for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, and to help increase awareness of breast cancer, the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial is hosting its second annual Pink Out celebration. The tournament is encouraging all fans (guys, you can do it!), officials, caddies and players to wear pink to the tournament on Saturday, May 29. The tournament's title sponsor Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts will...

2010-05-27 15:01:00

EPHRATA, Penn., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The pink caps on the 5-gallon bottles of Crystal Springs water remind people throughout Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, of breast cancer and Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the global leader of the breast cancer movement. For Stephanie Snyder, Natalie Sadar and several other employees at the Crystal Springs® plant in Ephrata, PA, it also reminds them to keep...

2010-05-25 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Known for its Keep Going® spirit, Energizer is again joining forces with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to help fight breast cancer. A longtime supporter of the organization, Energizer will be the Presenting Sponsor and the Official Battery of the 2010 Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure®, a series of 15 events across the nation where participants walk 60 miles over the course of three days....

2010-05-19 13:18:00

PLANO, Texas, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunChips multigrain snacks, Rold Gold pretzels and the Baked! line of products from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division will donate $1 million to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, providing funding for educational materials and research to find the cures for breast cancer. "As an avid supporter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Frito-Lay is joining the Komen promise to end breast cancer forever by directing this $1 million donation to help educate and...

2010-05-17 04:45:00

Inspire Hope, Save Lives, Help End Breast Cancer Forever DETROIT, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 30,000 people of all ages will gather on Saturday, May 22, at Comerica Park for the 19th Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®. More than 10,000 pink ribbons and 240 large, pink street banners will line Woodward Ave. and around Comerica Park to greet supporters, honor loved ones, and celebrate survivors who are walking or running in Michigan's largest...

2010-05-09 12:32:00

PITTSBURGH, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure® attracted nearly 34,000 participants, including approximately 2,500 breast cancer survivors. The winners of today's Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 5K are as follows: 1st Place Overall Winners Male: Pat McGuire; Greensburg, Pa.; 15:40 Female: Michelle Corkum; McMurray, Pa.; 18:36 2nd Place Overall Winners Male: Steve...

2010-05-03 07:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanes® today announced an expansion of its partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, ,which has designated Hanes as the Official T-shirt of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series. Hanes T-shirts will be provided to the 1.5 million people expected to participate in the race series. In addition to serving as the Official T-shirt of the Komen Race for the Cure Series, Hanes,...

2010-05-03 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hall of Fame outfielder and baseball television analyst Dave Winfield is playing a new position this season by teaming with Ask, the number one brand for asking questions and getting answers online(1) and an operating business of IAC (NYSE: IACI), to participate in the company's free "Answers for the Cure(TM)" program which benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, encouraging baseball fans to join the fight against breast...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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