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America Selects Earlham Resident Marilyn Adams as One of the Nation's Top Hometown Heroes
Date:1/18/2008

Cars of North America has identified more than 18,000 everyday heroes in its annual Volvo for life Awards (http://www.volvoforlifeawards.com) and has contributed millions of dollars to their causes. Three individuals are recognized annually in the award program's Safety, Quality of Life, Environment categories. Each winner in these categories receives a $100,000 contribution to the charity of his or her choice. The program's grand winner receives an added bonus of a Volvo car for life. The remaining six Safety, Quality of Life and Environment finalists receive donations of $25,000 to the charities of their choice. Additionally, the Butterfly Award is given to an exceptional child hero. Children who are no older than 16 as of October 15, 2007 are eligible to receive this award, which includes a $25,000 donation to a charity selected by the winning child hero and his or her family. The remaining Butterfly finalists each receive a $10,000 contribution. The award is in honor of Alexandra Scott, a Volvo for life Awards winner from Wynnewood, Pa. who, before passing away at age eight from cancer, raised more than $1 million for pediatric cancer research through lemonade sales and other fundraising activities. Alex's parents select the winner from three finalists.

The other finalists in the 6th Annual Volvo for life Awards are:

Safety:

-- Ronald Dundon, 58 of Kalamazoo, Mich., founded the AED (Automatic

External Defibrillator) Fund of Kalamazoo County to help increase the

chances of survival for future sudden cardiac arrest victims in

underserved communities.

-- Through his program "Driver's Edge," Las Vegas-native Jeff Payne, 40,

teaches thousands of youth how to avoid vehicle accidents and drive

safely.

Quality of Life:

-- John Dau, 35 of Syracuse, N.Y., has raised $700,000 to improve

healthcare and literacy i
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