CureSearch for Children's Cancer funds and supportstargeted and innovative children's cancer research with measurableresults, and is the authoritative source of information and resourcesfor all those affected by children's cancer.
Matt Lauer, co-host of NBC's "Today Show,'' will be the emcee for the Merrill Lynch Shootout's private tournament banquet on Thursday night at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. The banquet is a private function open to the 24 tour players competing in the Shootout, their guests, tournament sponsors and those involved with CureSearch, the National Childhood Cancer Foundation that is the tournament charity.
Wyatt Rech, 6, of Montgomery, MN, and his family celebrated Wyatt's 6th birthday and a significant piece of news on November 14th: the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee's approval of the Conquer Childhood Cancer Act, which would provide $30 million per year through 2012 for childhood cancer research.
"Neighborhood sandwich joint" Potbelly's Sandwich Works has over 170 stores nationwide. In August, Potbelly Sandwich Works marked its 30th anniversary with "Random Acts of Potbelly" giveaways at all stores. Highlights of the celebration include the sealing of the Potbelly 2037 Time Capsule, a drawing for two Fender electric guitars and a charitable donation to CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation.
Excel Golf Products, Inc. announced that Excel staff player Kenny Perry has been selected to play in the 19th Annual Merrill Lynch Shark Shootout hosted by Greg Norman.
The Shootout will take place at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida from December 5-9, 2007, raising funds and awareness for the CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation. Perry will be teamed with close friend and previous Shootout partner, Scott Hoch.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced the launch of a brand new community initiative, Courage Caps, at their annual visit to Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., today. The Courage Caps program is designed to celebrate, honor and encourage the truly courageous in our community – the members of our military, the first responders, the children battling disease or the neighbor-turned-hero – while raising funds to support the fight against pediatric cancer.
Greg Norman, a World Golf Hall of Fame member, wildly successful entrepreneur and staunch proponent for golf’s positive relationship with the environment, has been selected to receive the 2008 Old Tom Morris Award by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).
The Greg Norman Production Co. manages the Merrill Lynch Shootout, a PGA Tour sanctioned event played annually at the Norman designed Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla. The event has raised more than $10 million for CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation since its inception in 1989. Norman was honored by CureSearch with the 2002 Hands of Hope Award, and he is an honorary trustee for the foundation’s board.
For a guy whose life and career have, at times, resembled a Shakespearean tragedy, Greg Norman isn't about to let the bad guys win.
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