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2014-07-08 12:28:32

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martha Stewart joins a "Who's Who" of the culinary world raising funds and awareness for Cook for the Cure, a partnership between Susan G. Komen® and KitchenAid that has raised more than $9.5 million for the fight against breast cancer. Stewart will host an invitation-only "party with a purpose" to help kick off the program's 1,000 Cooks for the Cure initiative, which encourages home cooks to gather family, friends and colleagues to...

2014-06-04 16:23:56

SAME MISSION. SAME RACE. NEW PLACE. DETROIT, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will be Saturday, June 7 at Chene Park on Detroit's riverfront. With the same mission of ending breast cancer, the 23-year tradition will still be celebrating survivors and honoring loved ones at an exciting new location, with the 5K walk and competitive run down East Jefferson....

2014-06-02 16:24:20

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, N.J., played host to more than 20 LPGA stars on Monday as former LPGA pro Val Skinner hosted her 15(th) annual LIFE Event, raising $500,000 for breast cancer research and awareness initiatives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93354 Thanks to the support of current stars Brittany Lincicome, Christina Kim and Cheyenne Woods along with Hall of Famers Amy Alcott, Pat Bradley and...

2014-05-15 23:10:31

Local affiliate of national health organization continues 16-year tradition of funding programs to help fill gaps in breast health services for underserved populations. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape has evolved with the launch of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for undeserved individuals. Federal and state-funded...

May 11 Through May 17 Is National Women’s Health Week In The US
2014-05-13 08:15:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online While Mother’s Day is typically a day in which we honor the most important women in our lives through phone calls, greeting cards, flowers and other gestures, it also serves as the annual kickoff of National Women’s Health Week, an American wellness initiative that this year runs from May 11-17. National Women's Health Week is a seven-day observance, spearheaded by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office on...

2014-05-11 12:21:10

PITTSBURGH, May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure® attracted more than 24,000 participants, including approximately 2,000 breast cancer survivors. The winners of today's Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 5K are as follows: 1(st) Place Overall WinnersMale: Kevin Beganics; New York, NY; 16:09Female: Michelle Corkum; Pittsburgh, PA; 17:59 2(nd) Place Overall WinnersMale: Daniel Young; Pittsburgh, PA; 16:50Female: Leigh Ciofani;...

2014-05-11 12:21:07

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 50,000 participants gathered at Mall of America(®) today to honor those affected by breast cancer at the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Twin Cities Race for the Cure(®). Together the group was able to raise approximately $2.5 million for breast cancer research, education, screening and preliminary treatment programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140511/86385 Top finishers for the 5K run are as follows: -- Marcus...

2014-05-09 23:02:02

Utilizing the international platform of the Indianapolis 500 to raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer, experienced digital marketing firm selected to close the loop for online donations. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Imavex, a website design and digital marketing firm located in the Indianapolis suburb of Noblesville Indiana, has partnered with Pippa Mann to create RaceWithPippa.com, a truly unique website and marketing campaign to help raise funds and...

2014-05-07 08:33:31

Tybon brings over two decades of nonprofit experience to the Komen Chicago CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago announced today that it has named Susan Tybon as chief executive officer. Tybon brings more than two decades of experience working in nonprofit management to Komen Chicago. She joins Komen Chicago from the Japanese American Service Committee (JASC). "Susan is a proven leader with an extensive track record of leading non-profit organizations to...

2014-04-30 23:03:59

The thunderous booming coming from the 2014 Susan G Komen Race for the Cure Columbus course will be the 9th Annual Thunder Tunnel. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The thunderous booming coming from the 2014 Susan G Komen Race for the Cure Columbus course will be the 9th Annual Thunder Tunnel. At 6:30 in the morning on May 17th, 2014 hundreds of motorcycles will gather in the parking lot of A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson Downtown to be police escorted to America’s Oldest Harley...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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