Navigation Links
Miles To End Malaria Program Gets an Extra Burst of Speed From American Le Mans Series Founder Don Panoz
Date:7/16/2009

The Panoz Family Joins Patron Highcroft Racing, Tequila Patron and Racecar Fans Across the Country to Help Families in Africa Fight Malaria with Malaria No More

DANBURY, Conn., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patron Highcroft Racing and Malaria No More have been joined by a new partner in their fight to end malaria deaths in Africa through the Miles to End Malaria program, which brings some of the fastest racecar drivers in the world to the race to save lives from malaria and counts every mile around the track as a victory against the disease.

The American Le Mans Series team joined forces with Malaria No More at the commencement of the 2009 season, aiming to raise money for every mile they complete during the championship year. The Connecticut-based team and its sponsor Tequila Patron have already pledged $5 each per mile for the season. Race fans have also made per-mile pledges via www.milestoendmalaria.org.

Now American Le Mans Series founder Dr. Don Panoz and his wife Nancy have joined the fight to combat malaria by also contributing $5 for every mile.

With four of the 10 races now completed, the fundraising total has reached $27,550.19 -- enough for more than 2,700 life-saving mosquito nets so far. Two of the six remaining races will dramatically boost the total with the 1000-mile Petit Le Mans event and the four-hour final round at Laguna Seca winding out the year.

Dr. Panoz founded the American Le Mans Series championship in 1999, inspired by the world's most famous endurance event, the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France. Current Patron Highcroft Racing driver David Brabham formerly drove for Panoz's own team in the ALMS from 1999 to 2002.

"When I was a child, malaria was still a major problem in the U.S. Fortunately, the disease has been eradicated here, but it is still a major issue in Africa,"
'/>"/>

SOURCE Malaria No More
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Receives Milestone Payment From Biogen Idec
2. Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman
3. DaVitas Award-Winning Training Program for New Teammates Reaches Milestone With 100th DaVita Academy in Baltimore, Maryland
4. BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Hits 500,000 Procedure Milestone Worldwide, Company Data Indicates
5. Milestone Scientific Expands Global Sales Strategy to Enhance Penetration of International Dental Markets
6. IncentOne Achieves 2 Millionth Health Milestone
7. BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB
8. GECKO Founder to Race 135 Miles Across Death Valley in the Badwater Ultramarathon to Raise Funds and Awareness for New Nonprofit Dedicated to Helping Kids Get Outdoors
9. A Milestone of Opportunity for VNUS Medical Technologies
10. Media Alert: July 10, Run Miles for Special Smiles
11. StemCyte, Inc. Reaches 1,000th Cord Blood Stem Cell Shipment for Transplant Milestone
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today welcomed the announcement by ... OPKO’s New Drug Application for a new treatment for chronic kidney disease (CKD) ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... suffering from ALS and amputation , AUGUST 3, 2015 – Since winning a ... in March 2015, Not Impossible – an organization whose mission is to develop ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Results of a ... for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis show widespread support for the U.S. Affordable ... agreed or strongly agreed that the controversial law passed in 2010 had “more ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... , ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... National Forest, to Ahjumawi Lava Springs, California’s northernmost and among its least visited ... untapped ground water aquifers, whose main outflow is at Ahjumawi Lava Springs, part ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 03, 2015 , ... A July ... Injection of Stem Cells Found to Release Natural Painkiller That Can Last 'For Five ... patients. According to the report, the new study showed that harvesting stem cell-rich bone ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Catalent’s OptiShell™ Technology is Delivery Platform for OPKO Health’s New Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment 2Health News:Catalent’s OptiShell™ Technology is Delivery Platform for OPKO Health’s New Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment 3Health News:Not Impossible Earns Top Awards for Technologies Benefiting Humanity 2Health News:Not Impossible Earns Top Awards for Technologies Benefiting Humanity 3Health News:Not Impossible Earns Top Awards for Technologies Benefiting Humanity 4Health News:Survey Finds Support for the Affordable Care Act Among Physician Leaders 2Health News:Survey Finds Support for the Affordable Care Act Among Physician Leaders 3Health News:Medicine Lake Aquifer could ease California drought says fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne – but is this necessary? 2Health News:Medicine Lake Aquifer could ease California drought says fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne – but is this necessary? 3Health News:Medicine Lake Aquifer could ease California drought says fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne – but is this necessary? 4Health News:Los Angeles Spine Surgeon Gives Insight into How Stem Cells Can Relieve Back Pain 2Health News:Los Angeles Spine Surgeon Gives Insight into How Stem Cells Can Relieve Back Pain 3
... Jan. 12 David M. Klein, Ph.D., original co-owner ... Arizona and a developer of that national brand, has ... centers to Arizona.Natural Weight(TM) For Optimized Living is a ... that enables you to become healthier at any weight, ...
... FRANCISCO, Jan. 12 Within health care, dermatology,professionals play ... , The Dermatology Nurses, Association ... practice in a variety,of learning formats and the opportunity ... annual conference slated for March,4-7 at the Hilton San ...
... Also Appoints Industry Veteran Steve Shulman to BoardHOUSTON, ... first and largest provider of outsourced medical implantable ... announced today that its board of directors has ... The company announced the appointment following its second ...
... providing high-quality speech pathology services, according to University ... , Completed through UQ,s School of Health and ... language disorders could be validly and reliably assessed ... , "Having worked clinically with people living with ...
... 12 A partnership between Command Spanish(R), Inc. and ... providers of nursing education, makes the two companies co-providers ... instruction being provided by the two companies allows nurses ... occupational Spanish. Two new courses are available online to ...
... Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN ), today announced that ... fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2008 ... open. Following the release of the financials, Alexion management ... on Thursday, February 12, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Dr. David M. Klein, Innovator of Smart for Life in Arizona, Brings New Weight Management and Wellness Concept to Arizona 2Health News:Dr. David M. Klein, Innovator of Smart for Life in Arizona, Brings New Weight Management and Wellness Concept to Arizona 3Health News:Hop the Trolley for DNA's 27th Annual Conference 2Health News:Access MediQuip Appoints Former Priority Healthcare CEO to Chairman of the Board 2Health News:Access MediQuip Appoints Former Priority Healthcare CEO to Chairman of the Board 3Health News:UQ research finds speech disorders can be assessed from a distance 2Health News:Nurses: Command Spanish Online's Occupational Spanish Language Course Accepted for Credit by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) 2
(Date:8/3/2015)... 3, 2015  EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM ), the ... obesity, metabolic diseases and other gastrointestinal disorders, today announced ... to the Board of Directors, effective July 31, 2015.  ... until the 2018 annual meeting or until her successor ... served in an executive capacity in the healthcare industry ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... 2015  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ; ... exclusive licensing agreement to develop and commercialize multiple prespecified ... a holding company for premier antibody development and manufacturing ... Under the terms of the agreement, Sorrento will ... the North American, European and Japanese market. Each of ...
(Date:8/2/2015)... , August 3, 2015 Mandatory ... Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC ("Dechra" or the "Company") is pleased ... agreement ("SPA") with Mr. Marijan Han žeković to ... in Genera d.d. ("Genera"), a Croatian listed pharmaceutical business. ... share, which is equivalent to €51.4 million for the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:EnteroMedics Announces Appointment of Lori C. McDougal to the Board of Directors 2EnteroMedics Announces Appointment of Lori C. McDougal to the Board of Directors 3Sorrento In-Licenses Four Late-Stage Clinical Biobetter and Biosimilar Antibodies 2Sorrento In-Licenses Four Late-Stage Clinical Biobetter and Biosimilar Antibodies 3Sorrento In-Licenses Four Late-Stage Clinical Biobetter and Biosimilar Antibodies 4Dechra to Acquire 63.3% Shareholding (£19.4m) in Genera d.d. Croatia 2Dechra to Acquire 63.3% Shareholding (£19.4m) in Genera d.d. Croatia 3Dechra to Acquire 63.3% Shareholding (£19.4m) in Genera d.d. Croatia 4Dechra to Acquire 63.3% Shareholding (£19.4m) in Genera d.d. Croatia 5
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: