Navigation Links
American Airlines Employees Raise $1 Million for American Cancer Society
Date:9/9/2009

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Each of the past five years, American Airlines employees have laced up their sneakers to walk or run in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life to raise money and awareness to help the fight against cancer. Thanks to their efforts, more than $1 million has been donated to the American Cancer Society.

Relay For Life is an overnight event in which teams across the country secure pledges from friends and family, then camp out at local high schools, parks or fairgrounds and take turns running or walking, at times for more than 24 hours, to raise money for the American Cancer Society. American's participation began with a few teams from its Fort Worth headquarters, who first joined the event to honor a co-worker who was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer.

"In a month after our first event, American Airlines employees raised more than $18,000," said Roger Frizzell, American's Vice President - Corporate Communications and Advertising. "Fast-forward five years, and we have surpassed the $1 million mark. This was accomplished entirely through the dedication, support and passion of American's employee volunteers who are committed to help everyone who has been affected by this terrible disease."

In 2006, American Airlines became a member of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life National Corporate Program. Companies that commit to at least 50 teams participating in Relay For Life, in multiple states, each year can become members of the recognition-based program. In the last five years, almost 3,200 American employees from around the world, including London, Jamaica and Canada, have participated in Relay For Life events.

"American Airlines and its employees truly have made a difference in so many lives," said Maria Clark, Regional Vice President of North Texas, American Cancer Society. "Their hard w
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Airlines
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives
2. Despite grumbling, most Americans say they are happy at work
3. Record Number of Americans Lack Health Insurance
4. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
5. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Number of Uninsured Americans Grows to 47 Million
6. New Survey Shows Americans are Still Concerned About Food Safety, Yet Still Not Smart About What They Like to Eat
7. Novo Nordisk Appoints New Leader of North American Business
8. Amid Improving Life Expectancy Rates, Risk of Premature Death is Still Significant for Americans, New Study Shows
9. Primary biliary cirrhosis more severe in African-American and Hispanic patients
10. AOA President Calls on Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP and Take Action to Ensure Health Care Coverage for All Americans
11. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Indosoft, Inc., is pleased to announce a ... Q-Suite is their flagship contact center ACD system for Asterisk-based call centers . ... shows the script components to the agent only when wanted, and allows for validation ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Mirada, CA (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 ... ... Southern California, has announced plans to release a newly redesigned website at Healthpointe.net. ... navigation and enhanced user experience. , The redesign serves to provide smoother ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... , ... July 31, 2015 , ... According to ... a direct result of heroin use and eventual overdoses. Thricefold deaths have held steady ... get a handle on the Sarasota heroin epidemic, which was spurred by the crackdown ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Metamora, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 ... ... 100th baby at Beaumont Hospital's Karmanos Center for Natural Birth . ... mothers looking for a safe natural childbirth experience. With nurses and caregivers that ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, and Hospital Medicine Practice, is pleased to announce that ... in a mobile application format available on iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Q-Suite 5.9 Adds Validation Tools to Call Center Software Agent Screen 2Health News:Healthpointe Announces Newly Redesigned Website 2Health News:Sarasota Sufferers Increased Heroin Overdoses and Deaths 2Health News:Sarasota Sufferers Increased Heroin Overdoses and Deaths 3Health News:EB Medicine Launches Mobile Application for Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2Health News:EB Medicine Launches Mobile Application for Pediatric Emergency Medicine 3
... remove key cue to safety; group seeks legislative help ... be nearly silent, hybrid cars pose a serious threat of ... the American Council of the Blind, which is pushing the ... this danger. , "Traditionally, people who are blind or visually ...
... in Obesity and Weight Management ... ... Inc., the,pioneer in applying advanced technology to emulate a health coaching,session ... management,behavioral health, and medication adherence, is launching HealthMedia(R),Overcoming(TM) Binge Eating. This ...
... PITTSBURGH, July 21 Mylan Inc. (NYSE: ... Crookshank as vice president -,Investor Relations and as ... to Chief Financial Officer Edward J. Borkowski, Crookshank ... as for the,development and direction of activities that ...
... HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 21 Health,Care Systems, Inc. ... the market leader in medication reconciliation solutions, has ... of the largest,locally owned not-for-profit hospitals in the ... serves as a teaching facility for The,University of ...
... for action from ICANN, US-based domain ... ... an,online pharmacy verification service, and KnujOn.com, an Internet spam and,criminality watchdog, ... illicit sale of anabolic steroids., Steroid abuse is part of ...
... future alternative to bypass surgery, researchers say , , FRIDAY, ... grown in mice the kind of functioning heart blood ... One ultimate goal is to replace some heart surgery ... in the body, providing a system of blood vessels ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hybrid Cars Pose Risk to Blind, Visually Impaired 2Health News:HealthMedia Launches First-Ever Binge Eating Campaign and Intervention to Take on Nation's Top Eating Disorder 2Health News:HealthMedia Launches First-Ever Binge Eating Campaign and Intervention to Take on Nation's Top Eating Disorder 3Health News:HealthMedia Launches First-Ever Binge Eating Campaign and Intervention to Take on Nation's Top Eating Disorder 4Health News:Daniel E. Crookshank Joins Mylan as Vice President - Investor Relations 2Health News:Huntsville Hospital Signs With Health Care Systems, Inc. for Automated Medication Reconciliation Services 2Health News:Kids at Risk: Report Identifies 150 Websites Selling Anabolic Steroids 2Health News:Heart Blood Vessels Grown in the Lab 2
(Date:7/31/2015)... , July 31, 2015 Egalet ... integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... a public offering price of $11.25 per share. ... included 1,000,000 shares issued upon the exercise in ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... 31, 2015 According to a ... Product (Bioimpedance Analyzers (BIA), Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA), Skinfold ... Global Analysis & Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, ... $911.1 Million 2014 and is estimated to grow to ... 9.4% from 2014 to 2019. Browse ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... DIEGO , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... it has signed a definitive agreement to ... of non-invasive ventilation and sleep-disordered breathing medical ... clinical, innovation and market reputation in China, combined with ResMed,s global leadership in ... people in China ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Egalet Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Exercise in Full of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares 2Egalet Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Exercise in Full of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares 3Egalet Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Exercise in Full of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares 4Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 2Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 3Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 4ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 2ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 3
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... in its catalogue: ... Market 2011-2021 - what are the ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0578544/Lyophilisation-for-Pharmaceuticals-Technology-and-Services-Market-2011-2021---what-are-the-revenue-prospects.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=In_Vitro_Diagnostic What are ...
... Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP ) today reported its financial ... quarter revenue increased to $38.3 million, or 32%, from $29.1 ... excludes the effects of acquisitions, divestitures and currency changes, grew ... a year-to-date basis).  Caliper reported a second quarter net loss ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 2Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 3Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 4Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 5Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 6Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 7Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 8Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 9Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 10Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 11Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 12Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 - What are the Revenue Prospects? 13Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 2Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 3Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 4Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 5Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 6Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 7Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 8Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 9Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results 10
The Vivid e delivers everything you need in a compact echo system, like complete cardiovascular functionality, a comprehensive cardiac measurement and analysis package, and full shared service capabi...
BonePlast is a fast resorbing, osteoconductive bone void filler. By delivering a high dose of calcium to the operative site, BonePlast helps build new bone during the healing process. Packaged in a c...
... The patented telescoping plate ... an anterior plate and vertebral ... design eliminates the need for ... generous amount of bone graft ...
"Small" redefined for Holter recorders!...
Medicine Products: