Navigation Links
D.C. Mayor Fenty, Italian Ambassador Help Announce First-Ever Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure(R)
Date:3/10/2009

Last Year's National Race Provides $3.7 Million Impact on D.C. Breast Health

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and the leaders of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) joined the Hon. Giovanni Castellaneta, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, at the Italian Embassy to officially kick off registration for the first-ever Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure(R), which will be held on the Washington, D.C. National Mall June 6, 2009.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070122/NYM084LOGO)

Susan G. Komen for the Cure expects more than 50,000 people to participate in the Global Race and raise more than $6.1 million, 75 percent of which will stay in the D.C. area to address breast cancer disparities in the medically underserved communities. The name of the race may be changing, but Komen for the Cure's commitment to the Washington, D.C. area is not. To highlight the critical impact of the event, Komen announced the awarding of $3.7 million in breast health and breast cancer programs to the D.C. area from last year's event alone. A full listing of grantees is below.

"On behalf of the residents of the District of Columbia, I am thankful for the continued support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and its tireless advocacy for those affected by breast cancer," said Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty. "The Komen Global Race for the Cure reinforces the need to make an impact on women's lives both here and abroad, with the understanding that the fight to end breast cancer knows no boundaries."

The Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure - formerly known as the Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure - marks the 20th anniversary of Susan G. Komen for the Cure hosting a Race in the nation's capital. The Race was renamed to highlight the
'/>"/>

SOURCE Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Public forum at Rice with mayor and county judge marks 6-month Ike anniversary
2. The Nations Mayors Commend New Childrens Health Legislation
3. NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Declares January 8th IBREA Brain Education Day
4. Former Mayor of Indianapolis to Serve as a Senior Strategic Advisor to McKenna Long & Aldridge LLPs Global Infrastructure Finance and Public-Private Partnerships Practice
5. New Jerseys Mayors Wellness Campaign Goes National!
6. Mayor Rick Baker and the American Lung Association Encourage St. Petersburg Residents to Get Immunized Against Influenza
7. Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson Honored as Healthy Hero by The AMERIGROUP Foundation
8. Mayor Issues Million Resident Challenge To Educate Central Florida About Blood Pressure
9. Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley to Address the 7th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute
10. Brainfood Awarded $25,000 Grant from General Mills Foundation through DC Mayor Fentys New Health Communities Program
11. Mayor Bill White Proclaims World Day of Design in Houston
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/23/2015)... May 23, 2015 On May 16, the ... The event was a 5k mud obstacle run that raised ... 2 million people worldwide, and the reason we participated was ... Chad Davis, owner of Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping. “One-hundred percent of ... Society.” , The event was not only attended by eXtreme ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... MD (PRWEB) May 23, 2015 Injury lawyer ... that has been passed by the Maryland legislature but which ... “The Maryland General Assembly passed HB 449 with ... Governor has not signed it into law. This bill ensures ... Evidence is growing that demonstrates the danger of fracking to ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... 2015 River Valley Health Partners (RVHP) ... health system’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will be leaving ... as the company CFO since 2011. , The Board ... the health system as CFO. Wesley will oversee the ... the Board of Trustees conducts a formal search for ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and ... Annual One Day Sale on Massage and Facial ... offers drastically reduced certificates one day a year. This sale ... through what used to be the slowest time of the ... as well. This once a year occurrence has become a ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Memorial Day weekend is typically considered the beginning of ... tips to help promote safe travel. , According to estimates ... fatalities this Memorial Day weekend. Amica is sharing the following ... , , Always wear a seatbelt: ... whether they’re driving or riding along as a passenger. Seatbelts ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping Team Runs through the Muck for MS 2Health News:Baltimore Attorney Urges Governor Hogan to Sign the Fracking Moratorium Bill 2Health News:Baltimore Attorney Urges Governor Hogan to Sign the Fracking Moratorium Bill 3Health News:River Valley Health Partners Announces CFO Transition, Appointment of Interim CFO 2Health News:Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy & Wellness Day Spa Announces Their Eighth Annual One Day Sale on Gift Certificates Will Take Place on June 17, 2015 2Health News:Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy & Wellness Day Spa Announces Their Eighth Annual One Day Sale on Gift Certificates Will Take Place on June 17, 2015 3Health News:Amica Has 4 Road Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend 2
... , WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 Family Research ... Congressional leaders to repudiate comments made by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette ... be shut out of the process" in the health care debate ... told The Hill , "Last I heard, we had separation ...
... , ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 17 ... concerning a drug interaction between clopidogrel, an anti-clotting medication, and ... acid. , The FDA notes that they have new data ... was less effective in its anti-clotting action than when given ...
... a losing battle with a triple-chocolate cake, a "mental budget" ... Journal of Consumer Research . "There are some ... so," write authors Parthasarathy Krishnamurthy (University of Houston) and Sonja ... curtail consumption of sugars and fat, one ends up consuming ...
... and not an ill of the modern world , TUESDAY, ... have more of a family history -- the human family ... have unearthed hardening of the arteries -- or atherosclerosis, which ... 3,500 years old. , Experts have long believed that atherosclerosis ...
... , NEW ... new market research report is available in its ... Products - A US and European Market Review ... , The obsession of Americans to look young ...
... CLEVELAND--Hospice workers have watched patients emerge from comas and cling ... forgive them. This phenomenon of taking care of unfinished ... Bolton School of Nursing and the College of Arts and ... to understand what drives the dying to live long enough ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:FRC Calls on President Obama, Speaker Pelosi, and Senator Reid to Repudiate Diana DeGette's Religious Bigotry 2Health News:American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Comment on the FDA Public Health Advisory Regarding a Drug Interaction Between Clopidogrel and Omeprazole 2Health News:To eat or not to eat? Mental budgets help control consumption 2Health News:The Mummies' Curse: Heart Disease 2Health News:The Mummies' Curse: Heart Disease 3Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 2Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 3Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 4Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 5Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 6Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 7Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 8Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 9Health News:Reportlinker Adds Cosmetic Surgery Procedures and Products - A US and European Market Review 10Health News:Researchers focus on helping dying patients take care of unfinished business 2Health News:Researchers focus on helping dying patients take care of unfinished business 3
(Date:5/22/2015)... than fifty years ago, Thalidomide was approved by Health Canada ... Thalidomide caused serious and permanent physical and emotional damage to ... provided to survivors over the years from sources including payments ... 1991 and settlements from drug companies. Even ... we have a clear moral obligation to help meet the ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... BOTHELL, Wash. , May 22, 2015  BioLife Solutions, ... marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and ... products for cells and tissues ("BioLife" or the "Company"), ... 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference. The Company is ... on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... , May 22, 2015 Electrophysiologist Kevin ... recently traveled to Boston, MA ... the 2015 Heart Rhythm Society conference. These scientific ... focus on the ideas, people and technology that ... is a hybrid, minimally invasive cardiac operation that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Statement from Minister Ambrose on Thalidomide 2Statement from Minister Ambrose on Thalidomide 3BioLife Solutions To Present At The 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference In New York City 2St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute Physician Presents at Heart Rhythm Society 2St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute Physician Presents at Heart Rhythm Society 3
... Opposes use of imported drugs often stored in tin cans and ... senior advocacy group RetireSafe urged the Senate to defeat the Dorgan ... "Senator Dorgan,s importation amendment is poised to open our borders, allowing ... to be endangered. We could soon be getting drugs that ...
... , BILLERICA, Mass., Dec. 4 Axsun Technologies, Inc., ... today announced the initial development and successful testing of a ... believes this proprietary optical engine design raises the bar on ... swept source OCT light sources. This approach to optical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:RetireSafe Urges Senate to Defeat Senate Amendment 2793 -- Says Senator Dorgan's Drug Importation Plan Puts Seniors at Risk 2Axsun Technologies, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Volcano Corporation, Announces Breakthrough Integrated Light Source Architecture for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging 2Axsun Technologies, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Volcano Corporation, Announces Breakthrough Integrated Light Source Architecture for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging 3Axsun Technologies, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Volcano Corporation, Announces Breakthrough Integrated Light Source Architecture for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging 4Axsun Technologies, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Volcano Corporation, Announces Breakthrough Integrated Light Source Architecture for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging 5
The SE-9000 automated hematology analyzer provides accurate and precise CBC result including a fully automated WBC 5-part differential, and comprehensive test results for enhanced screening ability....
The XE-2100 automated hematology analyzer features new hematology parameters as NRBC, IRF, and HPC that offer valuable and accurate clinical information....
... The CKX microscopes utilize the infinity-corrected optical ... cell checking. Olympus has taken this one ... modular design approach with the capability of ... images with digital imaging and video monitoring. ...
... The CX31 continue the ... the CH2 microscopes in ... now with UIS infinity-corrected ... improve all-around performance and ...
Medicine Products: