Navigation Links
TAN Employees Shave the Way for the Fight Against Alopecia
Date:6/20/2008

Travel Advantage Network manager shaves head in fundraising challenge

MILLERSVILLE, Md., June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travel Advantage Network (TAN), a nationwide leader in wholesale vacation accommodations, found a unique way to raise awareness and funds for juvenile alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder that causes patches of hair loss on parts of the body, usually the scalp.

TAN's Total Vacation Services Department Assistant Manager Steve Ogden promised to shave his head if TAN employees reached their fundraising goal of $1,000 for the National Alopecia Areata Foundation. Spurred on by the challenge, TAN employees exceeded their fundraising goal, and Ogden willingly held up his end of the bargain.

"I was happy to do it," Ogden says. "I thought what better way to raise more money than to use the hair on my head as an incentive." Ogden says the charity is near to his heart since one of TAN's employee's family members suffers from the condition. Ogden even let his hair grow for six months in anticipation of the event. "I knew TAN employees would come through," he recalls.

TAN President Brad Callahan fully supported the charity challenge. "I'm very proud of Steve and all of our TAN employees for their continuous efforts to reach out to our community and support worthy causes like this," Callahan says. "It's especially rewarding when we can rally around a family member of one of our own."

Callahan adds that each month TAN employees enthusiastically join together to raise funds for various charities. "This community commitment is a big part of what makes our TAN family unique."

In addition to juvenile alopecia areata, since January 2008 TAN employees have raised and donated thousands of dollars to help in the fight against muscular dystrophy, congenital heart defects, autism, arthritis and child hunger.

For information, contact Lorena Andon, TAN Marketing Manager, at 410.729.1133 ext. 145 or email landon@planwithtan.com.

Photos available upon request.

ABOUT TRAVEL ADVANTAGE NETWORK (TAN) Since 1992, TAN, a wholesale priced vacation accommodations program, has helped families and individuals create lifelong vacation memories. TAN is the proud recipient of the Better Business Bureau of Maryland's prestigious Torch Award for exemplifying high business standards and professional integrity and the Maryland Chamber of Commerce's Philanthropy in Business Award for outstanding and innovative commitment to local and national charities. TAN is a recipient of Baltimore CEO Magazine's 2008 Future 50 Award, recognizing the fastest growing companies in the greater Baltimore area. TAN was the only travel company to make this year's Future 50 list. To learn more visit http://www.planwithtan.com.

CONTACT: Lorena Andon of TAN, +1-410-729-1133 ext. 145, landon@planwithtan.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Travel Advantage Network
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. CVS Caremark Employees Raise $1 Million and Increase Awareness for Children with Disabilities through Easter Seals Walk With Me Events Nationwide
2. MassMutual Announces Web Site Enhancement That Helps Employees Save for Retirement Sooner
3. Best-in-Class Engagement Programs: Employees See Link Between Quality & Performance
4. Retaining Employees Capacity For Work Following Sickness
5. Durham Agency Gives Employees Relief at the Pump With New Tanks A Lot Program
6. Greener offices make happier employees
7. Guardian Survey: Employees Are Confused About Their Health Coverage and Have No Plans for Healthcare in Retirement
8. Forty-Five Percent of U.S. Employees Have Gained Weight at Their Current Jobs, CareerBuilder.com Study Finds
9. Aflac CEO Funds Breast Cancer Symposium in Honor of Companys African-American Female Employees
10. Metal Trades Dept. Calls for Oversight Hearings Into Operations of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP)
11. Courage Center Offers Credentialed Educational Forum on Issues of Returning Injured Employees to Work
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/17/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... Medical Center joined the Peoples Health network on Dec. 1, 2016. Peoples ... , “JenCare Senior Medical Center is an exciting addition to our provider network, ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Wettstein Agencies, a ... and business professionals throughout central Colorado, is joining local nonprofit Aurora Warms The ... Warms The Night organization is committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... The Sharie Withers ... has announced the latest beneficiary of their thriving community involvement program. The current ... to fulfilling the dreams of terminally ill patients. Donations to this worthy cause ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... To ... internationally recognized leader in the fast-casual category, announces a hearty and wholesome Winter ... Egg Breakfast Sandwich, Turkey Mash-Up Sandwich, Cranberry Crunch & Honey Parfait, Slow Cooked ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... With the Grand Opening Event planned for ... use by sports teams and the general public. Built in five months by Centerpoint, ... be converted into basketball or pickleball courts. The space is also suitable for indoor ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/17/2017)... YORK , Jan. 17, 2016  Attorney Advertising -- ... behalf of purchasers of Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Anthera" or the ... to obtain additional information and assist the investigation by visiting ... concerns whether Anthera and certain of its officers and/or directors ... Act of 1934. ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... , Jan. 17, 2017  In a letter ... Jo Ann Jenkins outlines AARP,s priorities for ... Social Security, ensuring access to affordable health care coverage, ... In the letter Jenkins writes to President-elect Trump that ... Americans are counting on you to protect their Medicare ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... , Jan. 17, 2017 Immune Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ... company, announced today that it will hold a Satellite Symposium ... Acute Leukemias (ISAL) XVI in Munich, Germany ... "Reinforcing the Efficacy of Immunotherapy for the maintenance of ... on Monday February 20 th , 2017 from 12:45 – ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: