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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • 'Don't Look Down': Fundraisers Rappel Down Hilton Hartford

    'Don't Look Down': Fundraisers Rappel Down Hilton Hartford
    HARTFORD — Len Wolman knows there is no turning back. He's wrapped in a rappelling harness with a rope in hand. He's 22 stories up on the roof of the Hartford Hilton. And he's about to lean backward, over the edge. Gary Mendell, his friend for...
  • Jockeying for position

    Jockeying for position
    Behind a door just off the paddock area of Pimlico Race Course, several jockeys are prepping for the day's races. They're handicapping the competition, comparing notes on horses and, in at least one case, going through a yoga sequence: reaching back to...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Wacoal breast cancer fundraiser with free bra clinics

    Wacoal breast cancer fundraiser with free bra clinics
    It's that time of year again, when you can visit with a bra fit specialist for free...and get some donation going toward a really good cause. I'm talking about the "Wacoal Fi(gh)t for the Cure" event where for the last 10 years the support garment...
  • More young women fighting breast cancer

    More young women fighting breast cancer
    Already a breast cancer survivor before her 30th birthday, Lauren Wakefield knows she's one of the lucky ones. "I found a lump one day and went in probably within the next two weeks after that," the 27-year-old wedding photographer said. "From the...
  • Grandmother Mobilizing Fight Against Gun Violence

    For an activist, Kathleen Glueck is exceptionally polite. When speaking, she reflexively checks her tone, careful to not monopolize a conversation. "I'm rattling on too much," she says, unnecessarily apologetic. After sending me data to make her case,...
  • Young Marylanders honored for community spirit

    Young Marylanders honored for community spirit
    Two years ago, when Sade Miller was in fifth grade at Ridgely Elementary School in Denton, she decided to raise money for the hospice in Caroline County. Instead of holding a bake sale or asking the adults in her life for money, Sade (pronounced Sha-day)...
  • Bridget Mooney Spence, fundraiser

    Bridget Mooney Spence, fundraiser
    Bridget Ellen Mooney Spence, who raised funds for the Susan Komen Foundation, died of complications from breast cancer Thursday at her home in Sudbury, Mass. The former Baltimore resident was 29. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of William J....
  • Judie Vivian named to Komen board

    Judie Vivian named to Komen board
    The founder of a Newport Beach paddleboarding event that raises money for breast cancer detection has been named to the Susan G. Komen Orange County board of directors, according to a news release. Judie Vivian will serve on the 2013-14 foundation...
  • WWE, Susan G. Komen team up for Mother's Day

    WWE, Susan G. Komen team up for Mother's Day
    The successful relationship between WWE and Susan G. Komen will continue, as a special Mother's Day campaign has been launched. “Make Mom Proud” is an awareness campaign to support the fight against breast cancer. The TV and digital...
  • Nick Markakis told he won't be allowed to use his pink-label bat on Mother's Day

    Nick Markakis told he won't be allowed to use his pink-label bat on Mother's Day
    MINNEAPOLIS — An annual Major League Baseball undertaking to provide exposure and money to cancer-awareness charities became embroiled in a bit of a controversy Friday, with an Oriole being one of the players inadvertently involved. On Sunday, as...