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Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota-based Courage Center will present Jordan Thomas with its National Courage Award on Aug. 15. The annual award recognizes an individual's contributions to the health, welfare and rehabilitation of people with disabilities. The award is being ...

Thirteen Courage Center Youth Athletes Take Top Honors in National Sports Competition

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen Minnesota youth athletes, who compete through Courage Center, recently returned home celebrating individual and team triumphs at the week-long National Junior Disability Championships (NJDC). More than 250 qualifying athletes from across North...

National Courage Award Winner Jordan Thomas to Participate in PGA Adapted Youth Golf Clinic

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Jordan Thomas, 2009 National Courage Award recipient Founder, Jordan Thomas Foundation, for children recovering from traumatic injury Events: Adapted golf clinic for youth in conjunction with the PGA ...

CBS Radio presents Cars for Courage Boat Drive

MINNEAPOLIS, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars for Courage, Courage Center's vehicle donation program, invites all boat lovers to donate their worthy vessels to the first annual Cars for Courage Boat Drive. The event is sponsored by the Excelsior Chamber of Commerce, BayView Event Ce...

Two Courage Center Athletes Named to 2009 U.S. Paralympic Team

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Quad Rugby Association has announced its 2009 U.S. Wheelchair Rugby National Team that will compete at the 2009 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Americas Zone Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 26...

Minnesota Sinfonia to Perform Kids Concert 'Save the Planet!' at Camp Courage July 9

MINNEAPOLIS, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Sinfonia will perform a Kids Concert "Save the Planet!" with singer and storyteller, Kathleen Hardy, on Thursday, July 9 at 3:30 p.m., at Camp Courage, 8046 - 83rd St. NW, Maple Lake, Minn. The Camp Courage concert is sponsored by the Central Mi...

The No Name 5K Your Way Benefits Courage Center

MINNEAPOLIS, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: A family-friendly fundraising event. Run, walk, roll or stroll at your own pace! Visit www.couragecenter.org to register. WHO: Open to participants of all ages and all abilities: i...

Camp Courage Hosts Open House Sunday, April 26

MINNEAPOLIS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Camp Courage in Maple Lake, Minn., is hosting an Open House on Sunday, April 26, for prospective campers and the general public interested in learning more about Courage Center Camps. Camp Courage staff will be on hand to give tours and answer questions f...

Second Annual Courage Cup Race Raises More Than $5,000 for Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal of advancing the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence, the Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program hit the slopes last weekend. Nearly 200 community members, volunteers and Courage Center clients gat...

Dance With Courage to Benefit Camp Courage

Hundreds of local dance students will dance to raise money for Camp Courage at Mall of America MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Dance students. WHAT: Dancers will show off their talent in the 3rd annual Dance with Courage Dance-a-thon hosted...

Statement on Courage Campaign Ad from NO on Prop 8

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The ad has been produced by an organization not affiliated with our campaign. Mr. Schubert should direct his questions to the organization behind the ad. As we have stated previously, the Mormon Church deserves the same respect as any other religion...

Towson Student Wins Courage Award, Turns Facial Differences Into Positive Tool

Honored at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting CHICAGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Erin Hope Williams, a Baltimore native born with a rare congenital deformity who turned her differences into a positive teaching tool, will be the proud recipient of the 2008 Patients o...

Gilbert Resident, Iraq War Hero Wins Patient of Courage Award

Honored at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting Chicago, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sgt. Robert Bartlett, a Gilbert, Ariz. resident, Iraq War hero and motivational speaker and mentor for wounded veterans, will be the proud recipient of the 2008 Patients of Courage: Tri...

Baltimore Local, Burn Victim Wins Patient of Courage Award

Honored at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting CHICAGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighteen year old Rachel Cooney, a Bel Air resident, a burn victim from an accident in her native country of Ghana and spiritual humanitarian for people of special needs, will be the pr...

St. Louis Local, Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor Receives Courage Award

Honored at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting CHICAGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missy Fish, a St. Louis native, two-time breast cancer survivor and humanitarian whose fundraisers have raised more than $700,000 for breast cancer research, will be the proud recipient...

Medtronic Celebration of Courage Set for September 13th

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Event: Medtronic Celebration of Courage Gala Date: Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 Time: Sponsor Champagne Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Cocktail Hour begins at 6 p.m. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. Silent and live auction throughou...

Teams Forming for Courage Center 5k Your Way

Run, Walk, Roll or Stroll Four ways to get to the finish line. Thousands of reasons to cross it! MINNEAPOLIS, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- 5k Your Way, a fundraiser benefitting Courage Center, is set for Saturday, August 2, 2008 at Courage Center in Golden Valley. In addit...

Camp Courage Open Set for July 21

13th annual golf event supports Courage Center Camps MINNEAPOLIS, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The 13th annual Camp Courage Open is set for Monday, July 21, 2008, at the St. Cloud Country Club. Golfers will enjoy a day filled with great golf while helping raise money for a great cause -- ...

California Nurses Association, Courage Campaign, Arianna Huffington Team up for 'Yacht Party 2' TV Ad

TV Ad Rebrands California Republican Party as the 'Yacht Party' for Supporting 'Yacht Tax' Loophole LOS ANGELES, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nurses Association and Courage Campaign have released a new ad branding the California Republican Party as the "Yacht Part...

Story of Woman's Courage and Medical Innovation Top Choice for Readers

TORONTO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Readers in Europe and other parts of the world are enjoying Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story, the debut book from London-born author Shireen Jeejeebhoy. It tells the moving and poignant story of a Canadian woman who made medical history as the first person to ...

Patients of Courage Transcend Physical Disfigurement, Help Others

Awards Presented at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting BALTIMORE, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being burned over 85 percent of your body or losing your breasts at age 26 would devastate even the most steadfast person. Despite horrific obstacles like these, some plastic s...

TriWest Teaches California Kids About Veteran's Sacrifice, Courage

Donates 5,000 'Medal of Honor' books and DVDs to local schools SAN DIEGO, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TriWest Healthcare Alliance and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation donated 5,000 copies of the best-selling book, "Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty," to Cali...

5,000 California Schools Receive Book About Sacrifice, Courage

TriWest donates 'Medal of Honor' books and DVDs to local schools SAN DIEGO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In the presence of over 100 local school children and military dignitaries, TriWest Healthcare Alliance and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation will present the best-selling book "Med...

Atlanta 'Ironman' Scott Rigsby Receives Award for Inspiration, Courage

BALTIMORE, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Losing a limb at age 18 would devastate even the most steadfast person. Despite horrific obstacles like this, some plastic surgery patients are able turn their challenges into opportunities to inspire and help others in need. Scott Rigsby and three other such...

Smilebox and Lifetime Television Promote Breast Cancer Awareness With Multimedia Designs for Sending Mammogram Reminders and Celebrating Courage

Proceeds of all Pink Ribbon and Lifetime Designs in October Donated to Fight Against Breast Cancer REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Smilebox, Inc., the leader in multimedia expressions technology, today released two multimedia greeting and scrapbook designs in recog...

Courage Center Names Dianne Miron Its Director of Physician Services

... MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- courage Center, the Minnesota-based nonprofit rehabilitati...ices effective today. In her role she will direct courage Center's physician practice, Rehab Medicine Associ...ans for a Disability Primary Care Clinic (DPCC) at courage Center. Miron comes to...

Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments

...ect. "But I want to commend all of the leadership. We've acted not only as team, but as a partnership. And our Members have the stamina and the courage as well as the intellect and the determination to get the job done for the American people because it all comes down to them. What it means in their l...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for July, 2009

... Pamela Parker , Manager, Special Needs Purchasing; MN Department of Human Services; and John Tschida , Vice President, Public Affairs and Research, courage Center. Presentation summaries will soon be available at http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/quarterly/quarterly.htm . NCD to Make Emergen...

Birdies for Breast Cancer Announces Fifth Annual Charity Golf Classic Hosted by Top Women's Golfer, Cristie Kerr

...ill present Suzanne Pride Bryan, Co-Owner of Pride Vineyards, with the 2009 courage Award, granted to individuals who have shown exceptional bravery and leader... Pride, a breast cancer survivor, will receive the award for her exemplary courage and determination. Previously held in Miami, Philadelphia, Orlando a...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Four-Time World Series Champ Darryl Strawberry

...r own personal stories of hope and survival. Every patient's battle is unique, but the collective power of shared experiences can offer great help and courage to others who are fighting for their lives. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) helps uninsured and financially-struggling patien...

Courage Center Welcomes Susan Oswald as Major Gifts Director

...EAPOLIS, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis-based courage Center, a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource ce...ing people." She is eager to share her passion for courage Center with those who give generously to make a di...ves of others. "It seems that everyone knows about courage Center. It is a well-respected and valued organiza...

Giant Bud Banner Half the Size of Football Field Flies Sunday Protesting Hydroponics Industry Cartel Monopoly that's Harming California's Medical Marijuana Patients

...ed day on Sunday, the Expo is tainted by a "cadre of good old boys who make tons of money off medical marijuana growers and patients but lack the courage and honesty to allow open and honest discussion of medical marijuana." "The hydroponics industry has long relied on medical marijuana gr...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

...re reform than anything that we can say as policymakers. I speak on behalf of all of our colleagues in the Congress and I thank you for your courage in coming forward and sharing your stories. That takes us to where we go next, which is to respond to your challenge for us to pass this sooner rather...

Courage Center Seeks Applications for 2009 Judd Jacobson Memorial Award

... MINNEAPOLIS, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- courage Center, a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource ce...f a diving accident. The award is administered by courage Center, with funds made possible by Daniel J. Gain..., a lifelong friend of Jacobson. About courage Center ...

PR Whiz Belinda Foster Launches Michael Jackson's Nurse, Cherilyn Lee, on World Media Campaign

... to America with this information, authorities discovered DIPRIVAN at the Jackson home. As a mother and a community role model, we applaud her for her courage to stand up for his integrity," says Belinda Foster, President of AWJ PLATINUM PR. "I could not have come forward with this pertinent informa...

The New York Times Website Patient Voices Series Features People Affected by Lupus

...my Margolis, who recently suffered a heart attack resulting from lupus complications. The LFA would like to thank the participants for having the courage to share their stories, and believes they will not only help raise awareness of lupus, but will educate the public about a disease that is often misun...

The Max Cure Foundation Announces Its First Charity Benefit: The 'Roar for a Cure' Carnival to Be Held on Saturday, August 22, 2009

...for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS research; and Katy's courage Fund, which financially assists in the care of 10-...ation, go to: www.mskcc.org . ABOUT KATY'S courage FUND Katy Stewart is ten years old and live...ously fighting her cancer. The mission of Katy's courage Fund is to assist the Stewart family with their fi...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Legendary Rapper and Popular Actor Ice-T

...r own personal stories of hope and survival. Every patient's battle is unique, but the collective power of shared experiences can offer great help and courage to others who are fighting for their lives. The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) helps uninsured and financially-struggling patients...

ARTHUR(R) and CVS Caremark Debut the Winner of the 'ARTHUR/All Kids Can Character Search' June 30 on PBS KIDS GO!(SM)

...nt, the producers of the ARTHUR series surprised Connor with a visit to the courage Center in Minneapolis. The rehabilitation and resource center--whose missio...ty and inclusion reflected all that we value on our series, and many of the courage Center staff described the afternoon as being life-changing for their kids,...

Americans' Right to Access Natural Health Alternatives in Peril, Says Natural Health Freedom Movement

...al, non-patentable therapies by abusing the United Nations "Codex Alimentarius" (Food Standard) Commission. In recognition of his civil courage against the pharmaceutical interests and his efforts on behalf of the people of the world, he received the prestigious 2001 "Bulwark of Liberty A...
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