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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...

2014-04-16 08:32:48

Komen Chicago has now donated nearly $15 million to Chicagoland organizations to fund research, navigation, screening, diagnostics and treatment support CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago today announced its 2014 class of grantees. The total award of nearly $1.3 million will be allocated across the 17 recipient organizations. Since its founding, Komen Chicago has awarded nearly $15 million to breast cancer programs of local organizations in an...

2014-04-10 23:00:51

Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel proudly donated $32,151 dollars to Susan G. Komen Acadiana this morning. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel proudly donated $32,151 dollars to Susan G. Komen Acadiana this morning. The total amount represents a $25,000 title sponsorship and the amount raised from the recent Chitimacha Daylight Dash for Komen run hosted by Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in Charenton, LA. "Our employees are very passionate about this cause, evidenced...

2014-04-10 12:28:03

- Activities include participation in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and a silent auction with all proceeds going to the foundation - SALT LAKE CITY, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elase Medical Spas (www.elase.com/utah) will get its pink on for its annual "Pink Week" celebration on April 22( )- 24,( )2014 benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/LA02783LOGO Elase's "Pink Week" is focused on the power of women supporting women. Each Elase...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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