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American Brain Tumor Association Recognizes Philadelphia Family Foundation With Annual Award
Date:3/12/2010

Inaugural Joel A. Gingras, Jr. Award Presented to Joel A. Gingras, Jr. Memorial Fund

CHICAGO, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) presented its first Joel A. Gingras, Jr. Award to the Joel A. Gingras, Jr. Memorial Fund during the Fund's recent Gala at Philadelphia's Union League.  

The award was established by the American Brain Tumor Board of Directors this year to honor the Joel A Gingras, Jr. Memorial Fund (The JAG Fund) and its more than 20-year commitment to, and unprecedented level of philanthropic support of, the American Brain Tumor Association and its mission. The board also voted unanimously to recognize the Joel A. Gingras, Jr. Memorial Fund as the inaugural award recipient.

Since 1989, the Gingras family has supported the American Brain Tumor Association through the Joel A. Gingras, Jr. Memorial Fund in honor and memory of their brother and son who died in 1988 from a brain tumor. Last year, the JAG Fund surpassed the $1 million fundraising mark.
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