Navigation Links
Brooks Kushman Stomps on Multiple Sclerosis: Local Law Firm Honored by Multiple Sclerosis Society for Fundraising Efforts
Date:11/24/2008

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A team from Brooks Kushman P.C., a leading intellectual property and technology law firm, recently received a Silver Award for fundraising efforts on behalf of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Michigan Chapter, during the organization's 2008 Annual Meeting and Recognition Luncheon. The team raised nearly $7,000, which will help support MS research and outreach programs.

The team, "BK Stomps on MS," participated in Walk MS in Detroit earlier this year and includes eight Brooks Kushman employees -- Molly Mack Crandall, Sherry Kelly, Anessa Owen Kramer, Amy Leshan, Cathy Nikkila, Leeanne Scott, Hope Shovein and Michelle White -- as well as a few family members and friends.

"I've been participating in the walk for a few years and thought it would be a good idea to get a team together from Brooks Kushman to build camaraderie and expand fundraising opportunities," said Crandall, an associate with Brooks Kushman and team organizer. "It was wonderful to see such enthusiasm and support -- in participation and donations -- from not only team members, but also our colleagues, clients, friends and families."

By raising nearly $7,000 through its fundraising efforts, "BK Stomps on MS" garnered a Silver Award from the MS Society. As the organization spends thousands of dollars on awards each year, the Brooks Kushman team chose to accept the award in name only, "donating" the cost of the plaque back to the MS Society.

The three-mile long Walk MS is one of three fundraising events held each year by the Michigan Chapter of the MS Society. There is also a 150-mile Bike MS event and "MS Longest Day of Golf" outing. This year, EJ Brooks, son of the late Ernie Brooks, one of the founders of Brooks Kushman, formed a team and participated in Bike MS, raising nearly $3,000.

"We're very proud of the teams and the entire Brooks Kushman staff for their active participation and fundraising efforts," said John Halan, a shareholder involved in charity efforts for Brooks Kushman. "It's wonderful to see that even in tough economic times, individuals are willing to donate time and money to an organization that so heavily depends on such support and compassion."

Founded in 1983 by five intellectual property attorneys, Brooks Kushman has grown more than ten-fold to 70 professionals, gaining a reputation both nationally and internationally as a leader in providing cutting-edge, timely and cost-effective intellectual property counsel.

Brooks Kushman counts four U.S. Fortune 100 companies among its clients and is often recognized by peers and leading trade publications. Brooks Kushman is a Go-To Law Firm(R) selected by the top 500 companies, according to Corporate Counsel magazine; a "Best at Client Focus" firm, according to large and Fortune 1000 companies surveyed by The BTI Consulting Group; and one of the top IP firms selected by the Fortune 250, according to IP Law & Business. For more information, visit www.brookskushman.com .


'/>"/>
SOURCE Brooks Kushman P.C.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. More Efficient, Effective and Personal Patient Care at New McCune-Brooks Hospital Made Possible by Siemens HiPath(R) Wireless
2. Brooks and the University of Florida Reach Research Agreement
3. Brooks Automation Executive and Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU
4. Brooks Brothers CEO at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital(R) To Announce Partnership With Stanford St. Jude Championship
5. Meetings with Pre-Screened Verified China Suppliers Help 14 Top Buyers, Including Brookstone and Staples, Save Time and Cut Sourcing Costs
6. Garth Brooks, Jon McLaughlin, and Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Raise Their Voices to Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More Than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser
7. Brooks(R) Sports Launches BioMoGo Biodegradable Shoe
8. Nonprofit Charity for Women and Brookstone Dash to Fund Breast Cancer Support
9. Brooks Rehabilitation Opens First Work-Based Brain Injury Rehab Program in Florida
10. DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
11. New MRI finding sheds light on multiple sclerosis disease progressio
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... Getting enough sleep affects much more than energy – it also has mental and physical ... compromise motor reaction time, which can increase the risk of having a car accident. ... from the NSF to help you sleep better and feel better:, , ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... California (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... T8 Direct Replace tubes . These lamps offer an instant energy-saving solution for ... need to rewire fixtures or disconnect ballasts. These 50,000 hour rated lamps utilize ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... , ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... been previously exposed to more adverse experiences than children in the general population. ... such as abuse, neglect or other family challenges. While no fault of their ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... , ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... hERG liability could substantially improve drug safety and minimize the cost of development. ... validating ion channel inhibition using cell lines and for cardiac toxicity using induced ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has published a new ... not. Yisrayl says with so many titles and names for the Creator, it’s hard ... a little Scripture, backed with a lot of research, the truth is undeniable. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 Research and ... Technologies - Innovation Driven by Rapidly Expanding Injectables Market and Increasing ... their offering. ... for drug delivery technologies will rise from USD 20 Billion in ... Global Drug Delivery Technologies - Innovation Driven by Rapidly Expanding ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 Research ... Pharmacogenomics Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth ... report to their offering. ... The global pharmacogenomics market was valued at US$ 7,167.6 ... Mn by 2024, expanding at a CAGR of 5.6% from ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... Medical Corporation (TSX: CRH) (NYSE MKT: CRHM) (the "Company"), announces that it ... 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Toronto, Ontario ... the Company is scheduled to present on Tuesday, May 2 at ... Chairman of the Board, Tony Holler will also attend ... For more details ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: