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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 ...

“Poker Bride” Honors Tutera, Donates to Foundation

Posted by Linda Chastain, Director of Special Events on June 29th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Nicole Goodman and her fiancée Dwayne were chosen to be the first couple to receive the wedding of their dreams on the premiere episode of the new season of “My Fair Wedding,” hosted by lifestyle guru and Prevent Cancer Foundation board member, David Tutera. Jackpot! Before David chose the couple, they were finding it difficult to have the wedding they wanted and to stick to the budget they had. He talked with Nicole and Dwayne and found ...