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2012 Annual Spring Gala Adds Online Auction to the Festivities

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on February 17th, 2012 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation 18th Annual Spring Gala, Modern + Majestic = Switzerland, will live up to its name as one of Biz Bash Magazine’s top 10 Washington, DC benefits again this year but the event will also embrace new technology with the addition of an online auction. Spearheaded by President and Founder Bo Aldigé and the Gala Dinner Committee, this new feature promises to add to the vital funds for cancer prevention and early ...

Young Professionals Tweet to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on January 31st, 2012 | No Comments »
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[caption id="attachment_5021" align="alignright" width="186"] Katherine Kennedy, Prevent Cancer Foundation Young Professionals Chair[/caption] On Monday January 30, over 100 young professionals in the DC area came together at the brand new Irish Whiskey Public House in DC to proactively join the Prevent Cancer community. After Chair Katherine Kennedy (@KatherineKenned) shared that she became involved with the Foundation because she has a disease, MEN-1, that is not preventable and didn't want any of her friends to face endless ...

Chris Moorman Joins Team 1%

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. Vice President & COO on January 17th, 2012 | No Comments »
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We are delighted to announce Chris “Moorman1” Moorman, the top ranked online player in the world has joined Bad Beat on Cancer’s Team 1%. First up for Chris as a member of Team 1%, is the landmark Aussie Millions to be held on January 22, 2012. [caption id="attachment_6286" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Photo Credit: Cardplayer.com"][/caption] Chris joins hundreds of professional and amateur players, across the country and around the world, which help fund the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s work to -- ...

Gaming for Good: Charity Video Game Marathon Raises Over $145,000 for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Cheryssa Jensen, Communications Associate on January 11th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Opposable thumbs have served the human race well throughout history, providing important advances such as fine motor skills, the development of tools, becoming the most dominant species on the planet… and the ability to text. Opposable thumbs are also useful for playing video games and for raising over $145,000 for cancer prevention and early detection. [caption id="attachment_6243" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Gaming to "Stop Cancer Before It Starts!" SDA member at work"][/caption] That’s right! Members of Speed Demos Archive ...