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Prevent Cancer Foundation Nationals Game Night Recap

Posted by Dorothy Jean Abernathy, Development Associate and Events Coordinator on August 8th, 2012 | 2 Comments »
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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="259"] Melodie Barefield demonstrates LifeSpan Fitness Treadmill Desk[/caption] On August 4 the Prevent Cancer Foundation hosted their first Game Night at  Nationals Park to promote cancer prevention, early detection and our upcoming 5k. More than 1,500 game attendees walked away with free giveaways and got an exclusive look at the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k’s grand prize, the LifeSpan Fitness Treadmill Desk. The NL East division-leading Nationals beat the Miami Marlins with a 3-run lead. ...

Prevent Cancer 5k Prevention Pup Wants You to Get Moving!

Posted by Wilson on June 28th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Hi everybody! My name is Wilson. I’m the 2012 Pets for Prevention Pup and this is my first blog post! Now, you might ask, “A dog with a blog? How can he type?!” You humans tend to underestimate us puppies. You see, we watch you. After 5 years of sitting on my human-mom’s lap while she was trying to get work done, I finally taught myself the keystrokes that magically turned into messages that humans respond ...

Katherine Kennedy Announced as 5K Chairperson, Site Ready for Registration

Posted by Jamie Cooper, Individual Giving Manager on June 12th, 2012 | 1 Comment »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that Katherine Kennedy, Director at Availor Philanthropy, has agreed to serve as the Foundation’s 2012 5K Walk committee chairperson. Last year her team “KK’s Cancer Kickers” raised more than $9,400 with 62 team members for the 2011 Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K event. She also chairs the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Young Professionals group and will serve on the Foundation’s Board of Directors beginning later this month. [caption id="attachment_7278" align="alignright" ...

5K Donations Help Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Posted by Jamie Cooper, Senior Associate, Individual Giving on October 4th, 2011 | No Comments »
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THANK YOU to all participants, donors, sponsors and volunteers who helped raise nearly $70,000 for the 3rd Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K, held September 24, 2011. More than 400 registered participants, including 34 teams and 25 pets, took steps to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection, helping the Foundation further its vision to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!  A special thank you goes to Chilli Amar, MIX 107.3 radio personality, for being the ...