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2010-09-14 08:00:00

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAMMY® award-winning musician, Tim McGraw, and renowned chef, Michael Chiarello, will bring their talents to the Tug McGraw Foundation's annual event to raise awareness for individuals battling brain tumors and other neurological conditions. This year the Tug McGraw Foundation will host a two-day event in Napa Valley that will unite the worlds of music, food and wine while honoring people, including the nation's military...

2010-05-05 15:39:00

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Tug McGraw Foundation launched its "Buy a Brick" campaign and other initiatives to kick-off Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Each year approximately 170,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with a brain tumor. The "Buy a Brick" campaign will pave the "Ya Gotta Believe" pathway that leads to the doors of the Foundation's new headquarters at the California Veterans Home in Yountville. Bricks can be purchased - and personalized - to...

2010-03-02 18:28:00

PHILADELPHIA and YOUNTVILLE, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens Bank Park will be filled with that "Ya Gotta Believe" spirit on April 30 when the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tug McGraw Foundation celebrate "Tug McGraw Foundation Brain Tumor Awareness Night" as the Phillies take on the New York Mets. Tug McGraw - legendary Phillies and Mets pitcher known for his "Ya Gotta Believe" spirit - succumbed to brain cancer in 2003. The Foundation he established before his death raises...

2009-09-09 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF), in partnership with The Tug McGraw Foundation (TMF) and Grammy Award-winning country music stars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, will present "Country United: Advancing Medicine from the Frontlines to the Homefront." The presenting sponsor of the event is TriWest Healthcare Alliance. Country United is a two-day event dedicated to supporting advances in medical care and quality of...

2009-06-01 13:52:00

Symposium Registration Now Open and Gala Tickets Now on Sale WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) and the Tug McGraw Foundation (TMF) today launched Country United: Advancing Medicine from the Frontlines to the Homefront, a two-day event comprised of the Partnership for Military Medicine Symposium and the Country United Gala. The events will take place on November 6 & 7, 2009, in Washington, D.C....

2007-05-01 09:00:50

NAPA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tug McGraw Foundation (TMF), founded in honor of legendary pitcher Tug McGraw to fund research on behalf of brain tumor patients, announced today that it has been invited to be a charity partner for the ING New York City Marathon 2007. Charity partners are given guaranteed entries into the marathon, which otherwise accepts runners on a lottery basis. Runners are allowed to raise funds for the partner organization. Members of TMF Honorary Chairman Tim...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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