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Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run 6 month countdown begins!

Posted by Jim Wood, Senior Director, Marketing & Communications on March 27th, 2013 | 2 Comments »
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[caption id="attachment_10016" align="alignright" width="182"] (From L. to R.) Prevent Cancer Foundation COO & EVP Jan Bresch, 2013 5k Walk/Run Chair Allison Hutchins, and 2012 5k Chair and Foundation Board member Katherine Kennedy[/caption] Spring is here and with it starts the countdown to the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run! This is the time to join or form a team to help Stop Cancer Before It Starts! This year's event is being chaired by Allison Hutchins, a longtime 5k ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation Game Night: Hit a Home Run for Health!

Posted by Liona Chan, Associate Manager, Marketing & Communications on July 17th, 2012 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation Game Night at Nationals Park on August 4 promises to be a great game for baseball fans and an even better one for cancer prevention and early detection. Continuing their unprecedented winning season, the Nats currently lead the National League East. After a tied series down in Miami, Prevent Cancer Foundation supporters and baseball fans alike are in for an exciting game between these two league rivals. Purchasing tickets through the Prevent ...

Jamie’s 5K Challenge: Honoring All Those We Love Who have Battled

Posted by Jamie Cooper, Senior Associate, Individual Giving on June 6th, 2011 | 23 Comments »
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Like many Americans, I often fail to appreciate the true meaning behind Memorial Day. In our excitement to have a paid day off from work, a three-day weekend full of family and friends, barbeque and beer, we tend to gloss over the somber gravity and reason for the holiday. My grandfather proudly served in the United States Army and did a tour of duty during the Korean War. As I reflected upon his service and his ...