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Prevent Cancer Foundation Teams With MyMixedNuts.com To Create Healthy Trail Mix

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation staff on September 14th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Healthy Eating is one of the most important things you can do to prevent cancer. The Prevent Cancer Foundation asked Dr. Ann Kulze, noted nutrition and wellness expert, to create a mix full of fruits, seeds, and other ingredients that are both delicious and good for you. Hence, the Prevent Cancer Foundation Trail Mix was born. The Prevent Cancer Foundation Trail Mix features dry roasted almonds, diced unsulphured Fuji apples, organic diced apricots, organic wild blueberries, ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge:The “Why?” Factor

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on August 5th, 2010 | No Comments »
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This week I made my biggest commitment to the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K yet.  I’m fundraising: asking friends, family and acquaintances to make a donation in support of my participation. Why did I wait until now for this part of the commitment?  I wanted to feel confident my knees were good to go.  Last year I pushed too hard and ended up with stress fractures in both knees.  This not only knocked me out of the ...

Live Long: 7 Reasons to Join Team Prevention

Posted by Linda Chastain, Director of Special Events on July 21st, 2010 | No Comments »
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What’s Team Prevention you ask? Team Prevention is the wonderful mix of runners, walkers, volunteers, and sponsors that make the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K one of the “Best Bets for 5Ks” in the Washington, DC metro area.   Here are just a few reasons you should get involved today: Meet new friends. Whether you are registering as an individual runner, forming a team or joining a team, you are sure to meet other runner/walkers who know the importance of ...

Bad Beat on Cancer: Rockin’ It in Drag!

Posted by Danny Horowitz on July 12th, 2010 | No Comments »
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On Day 1b of the main event of the World Series of Poker, the halls outside the playing rooms were literally packed with hundreds of players excited about their chance to win the big money and the coveted bracelet.  But the money and bracelet were forgotten when they spotted a group of guys in drag.  We looked that good. Phil Gordon, Rafe Furst, Joe Sebok, Perry Friedman, Ace Bailey and I were decked out in our ...