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2012-08-01 02:26:12

MIAMI, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zumba Fitness, the global multimedia fitness leader and creator of the acclaimed Zumba(®) dance-fitness party, announced today the creation of its new fundraising arm, Zumba® Love: Movin' for Charity (http://www.zumba.com/zumbalove). The platform--powered by the energy and passion of the Zumba Instructor Network (ZIN(TM)) and Zumba(®) fans worldwide--will focus on advancing charitable initiatives that raise funds and awareness for important...

2012-07-31 06:24:43

DOSWELL, Va., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kings Dominion is teaming up with the Central Virginia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for Kings Dominion for the Cure 2012. Starting on Wednesday, August 1(st) and continuing until Monday, September 3(rd), guests can help Kings Dominion and Susan G. Komen for the Cure((TM)) raise money that will assist in the effort to fight breast cancer. Guests will be able to purchase special "Pink Day" tickets online at www.kingsdominion.com for only $39.99 each....

Fracking - Bad Science Debate Looms
2012-07-23 09:49:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Environmentalists often lean heavily on science and research to support their political cause, but a few scientists are now saying that some of the evidence these activists use is misleading or questionable. "The debate is becoming very emotional. And basically not using science" on either side, Avner Vengosh, a Duke University professor studying groundwater contamination told the Associated Press. Shale gas drilling has become a...

2012-07-20 23:02:21

Aloha Air Conditioning, Inc., a local air conditioning and repair company based in South Florida, found an effective way to join the breast cancer movement through their "pink truck." The local company aims to promote Susan G. Komen For The Cure Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, a non-partisan organization joined by over 2.5 million breast cancer survivors and the people who care for them. Davie, Florida (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Aloha Air Conditioning, Inc., a local air conditioning and repair company...

2012-07-20 23:01:12

Spending on Breast Cancer Awareness Products and research has reached near epidemic proportions in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute they alone spent more than 631 million on Breast Cancer Research in 2010 far out pacing any other cancer by at least 2 to1. (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Come October it is difficult to find a Fortune 500 company that is not touting its latest partnership with a breast cancer awareness cause our creating their own breast cancer research...

2012-07-12 23:01:08

CruisesOnly® and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Team Up to Host a Group Cruise Sailing Wilmington, Mass. (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and CruisesOnly®, America´s Largest Cruise Agency, and flagship brand in the World Travel Holdings(WTH) portfolio, are teaming up to offer [“A Cruise for the Cure®,” a unique group sailing fundraiser to raise money for breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment programs. CruisesOnly, in...

2012-07-04 06:20:25

LUSAKA, Zambia, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During a visit to the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka today, President George W. Bush, Mrs. Laura Bush, First Lady of Zambia Dr. Christine Kaseba, Zambian Minister of Health Dr. J Kasonde and United States Ambassador to Zambia Mark Storella dedicated the African Center of Excellence for Women's Cancer Control. President Bush also announced the donation of a new electronic hub (e-Hub) at the Center of Excellence, on behalf of all Pink Ribbon...

2012-06-28 06:27:22

DENTON, Texas, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. is proud to announce that it has raised over $1.3 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure® during the first year of its partnership with the breast cancer charity. From April 2011 through March 2012, Sally Beauty Holdings and its operating units Sally Beauty Supply and CosmoProf raised funds for Komen through a 5% donation of the sales price of designated products, as well as by collecting donations at the register...

2012-06-27 02:26:56

CALEDONIA, Mich., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The color pink has gone mobile - literally - to help fight breast cancer. MarketLab, Inc. announced today that it has partnered with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Passionately Pink program to introduce an exclusive pink utility cart: Cart for the Cure(TM). The company will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from every cart sold to support the national fight against breast cancer. MarketLab, a national distributor of unique and hard-to-find...

2012-06-22 10:23:59

ST. LOUIS, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ambassador Nancy Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is the 2012 recipient of Webster University's George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology Person of the Year Award. Ambassador Brinker will receive the honor following a public address on Webster University's home campus in St. Louis, Mo. at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Registration for the event is at webster.edu/speakers....