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2014-08-22 23:07:30

Tug McGraw Foundation and Team McGraw is partnering with Team Red, White and Blue to participate in the 39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon on October 26, 2014. Yountville, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Tug McGraw Foundation and Team McGraw is partnering with Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB) to participate in the 39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon on October 26, 2014. TRWB athletes and Team McGraw runners will join forces in coaching, training and participation for the 26.2-mile course that...

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...

2009-06-01 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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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