Navigation Links
Inaugural Annapolis Autism Fundraiser Raises $30,000 and Offers Hope and Support for Local Communities
Date:11/8/2007

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bowen Foundation's inaugural 'Cruise to Cure Autism' held tonight in Annapolis, raised $30,000 and is the first of the foundation's events planned to raise awareness and support for Maryland families dealing with a child diagnosed with autism. The foundation, which was founded by Annapolis resident Bryan Levy whose five year old son Bowen was diagnosed with autism three years ago, is dedicated to increasing education opportunities, family initiatives and aggressively supporting groups engaged in research and treatment of the disease.

"Autism is one of the fastest growing diagnoses we see in pediatric medicine and the support, education and resources available for families is not where it should be," said Dr. Charles Parmele, an Annapolis Pediatrician and member of the Bowen Foundation's board of directors. "The money and awareness we raise will go toward helping families effectively combat this disease and will support groups like Autism Speaks, the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the National Institutes of Health who are aggressively seeking to understand and cure autism."

The 'Cruise for a Cure' featured live music and refreshments and offered several open discussions on effective ways for families and individuals to combat the growing disease. Autism currently is diagnosed in 1 of every 150 children born in the U.S., making it more common than pediatric cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. It occurs in all racial, ethnic and social groups and is four times more likely to strike boys than girls. Autism impairs a person's ability to communicate and relate to others.

"Helping other families face the same reality mine did a few years ago and searching for a cure and understanding of the disease is what we are really trying to do," said Bryan Levy, founder of the Bowen Foundation. "Facing the autism spectrum diagnosis is difficult enough for any parent and we want to make sure that autism-a
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Bowen Foundation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Heartline(R) Fitness Systems Named to Inc. Magazines Inaugural List of the 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in U.S....
2. Innovation and Medical Advances to be Highlighted on Final Day of Inaugural AdvaMed 2007 Conference
3. Inaugural eHealth Initiative Awards Honor Leadership in Health Care Quality Through Health IT
4. Prize Money and Certification Announced for Inaugural Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon
5. LeMaitre Vascular to Participate at Canaccord Adams Inaugural Cardiovascular Conference
6. Inaugural Cruise to Fight Autism Set in Annapolis Tomorrow
7. Research may unlock mystery of autisms origin in the brain
8. The Philadelphia Walk Now for Autism Expected to Draw 10,000 Walkers and Raise $1 Million to Help Find Answers About the Nations Fastest-Growing Developmental Disorder
9. Rain Man mice provide model for autism
10. Houston Texans Star Players Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Help Easter Seals, Avondale House and Local Families Tackle Autism
11. Study shows autism symptoms can improve into adulthood
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... Density measurement is used in ... sample handling makes density measurements more efficient and error-free. The new METTLER TOLEDO ... workflow and the advantages compared to manual sample handling. , The Evolution of ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... Michael Elliot Media announces a crowdfunding ... actress as the primary love interest in the film. The campaign is being called ... affects how and what we think,” Michael Elliot, an award-winning screenwriter and CEO of ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... combining both naturopathic and allopathic medicine, opens its second location this week at ... features roughly 1000 square feet of lounge space for patients to relax while ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 02, ... ... the nation’s largest and fastest-growing interim clinical staffing companies, has completed a ... Heritage Group.         , BPOC and Heritage Group each offer extensive ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... announced today. The two day international investment and business conference will be hosted ... 2015 in Beijing China. The full-weekend networking conference will feature leading EB-5 industry ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Video from METTLER TOLEDO Shows the Advantages of Sample Handling Automation in Density Determination 2Health News:New Video from METTLER TOLEDO Shows the Advantages of Sample Handling Automation in Density Determination 3Health News:Award-Winning Screenwriter Uses Crowdfunding Campaign to Change Hollywood’s Ideal of Beauty to Include PLUS-SIZE Women 2Health News:The Hydration Room Opens New Location In Laguna Beach, California 2Health News:The Hydration Room Opens New Location In Laguna Beach, California 3Health News:The Hydration Room Opens New Location In Laguna Beach, California 4Health News:Medical Solutions Completes Recapitalization with Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company and Heritage Group 2Health News:Medical Solutions Completes Recapitalization with Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company and Heritage Group 3Health News:Medical Solutions Completes Recapitalization with Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company and Heritage Group 4Health News:The 2015 China Overseas Investment and Entrepreneurship Summit (COIES) Announced 2
... into consideration the epidemic that is bird flu which is ... in aid to Turkey.// ,This follows a high level ... this bore fruit and according to latest reports World Bank ... aid. ,As said by Jurgen Voegele, Bank's Eastern Rural ...
... control measures to avoid infected poultry entering Germany from ... flu infection Turkish poultry// reported Germany Agricultural Minster Horst ... Germany to take stringent measures to avoid bird flu ... held in Berlin. German government will take strict legal ...
... say that the long winter might make people depressed and ... their winter blues//. ,Jane Kinyon, a clinical professor ... common to suffer from mild irritation and depression during the ... temperatures. But this should not dampen one’s spirit and discourage ...
... were to be reclassified again, according to campaigners. The UK’s ... the drug //is connected to mental disorders. This may result ... three years. It had been classified as a Class C ... to the use of the drug has to be conducted, ...
... the number of people suffering from stress and other related ... the stress levels // of 28 participants. ,They ... saliva cortisol levels are the best indicators of one’s stress ... after they spent their lunch hour viewing art. It was ...
... Oral and pharyngeal cancers are by far the leading ... these are not discovered until too late and thus ... sacrificing a large amount of tissue leading to ... collaborating with the American Dental Association (ADA) to build ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:9/2/2015)... 2, 2015  Boca Raton Regional Hospital,s ... performing ultra-minimally invasive left atrial appendage ligation for ... as Coumadin, Xarelto or Effient. Dr. Cartledge, who ... is one of a select group of surgeons ... microscopic incisions in order to seal off the ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... 2, 2015 According to a ... (Digital & Computed Radiography, Ultrasound, Computed & Optical Coherence ... Application (Oncology, Cardiology, Neurology) - Global Forecast to 2020", ... USD 2.8 Billion by 2020 growing at a CAGR ... Br owse 240 Tables and 44 F ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , Sept. 2, 2015  RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, ... clinical-stage drug development company focused on tissue protection, ... Finkelstein , President and Chief Executive Officer, will ... Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. ... held September 8-10, 2015 at the St. Regis ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boca Regional Introduces Ultra-Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation Patients 2Boca Regional Introduces Ultra-Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation Patients 3Veterinary Imaging Market Worth USD 2.8 Billion by 2020 2Veterinary Imaging Market Worth USD 2.8 Billion by 2020 3Veterinary Imaging Market Worth USD 2.8 Billion by 2020 4Veterinary Imaging Market Worth USD 2.8 Billion by 2020 5RegeneRx to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference 2RegeneRx to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference 3
... WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 30 Decision Resources, one ... focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that ... will need to provide high-level information regarding the ... forego catchy and/or short taglines highlighting oral dosing. ...
... HERZELIYA, Israel, September 30 Medical device start-up,ActiViews ... led by 7 Health,Ventures. Previous investors: Ofer HiTech ... well. , ActiViews, founded ... Computer Tomography (CT), fluoroscopy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Patient-Targeted Messaging for Emerging Multiple Sclerosis Agents Needs to Highlight Efficacy and Preservation of Quality of Life 2Patient-Targeted Messaging for Emerging Multiple Sclerosis Agents Needs to Highlight Efficacy and Preservation of Quality of Life 3
... Accurately tests for Nystagmus when ... 10" high by 8" diameter. Light ... ball bearings for effortless spin mechanism. ... from patient. Includes both Adult and ...
Diagnose dry eye, assess the effectiveness of permanent punctal occlusion, collagen - dissolvable in 3-5 days, all are 2 mm long. Sterile...
Clear Base Stand Magnifiers are ideal for any visual task that requires high magnification....
Contour design eyelid implants....
Medicine Products: