Archive | October, 2004

What’s Your Mission?

Posted on 26 October 2004

As I mentioned in the post Women Making a Difference I’ve joined a civic club, Business and Professional Women. At each meeting there is a formal opening, or call to order. As part of the opening, the President recites the mission and purpose of the group. At today’s meeting it struck me that this reciting […]

AIDS Walk Raises $3 Million

Posted on 20 October 2004

Despite being held on a day marked by on-and-off rain showers, the 20th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles this past Sunday raised about $3 million for HIV programs in Los Angeles County, the Los Angeles Times reports. More than 25,000 people attended the event. There are still many AIDS charity walks on schedule for the […]

Walk for Autism Research

Posted on 15 October 2004

I recently found out about a walk for Autism Research from Dan Reinhold of Work at Home Humor. This walk benefits the National Alliance for Autism Research and is currently held in many cities around the US. There will also be a walk in Toronto, Ontario next spring. Visit Walk Far for NAAR for more […]

Soliciting Major Gifts Teleseminar

Posted on 11 October 2004

If you organization is intrested in or currently solicits Major Gifts, you may want to take advantage of a free teleseminar hosted by the Suddes Group. This call takes place tomorrow, Tuesday the 12th at 4:00 PM Eastern US time. “Tom Suddes will teach you HOW to make a major gift call. This training session […]

Race for the Cure Results

Posted on 09 October 2004

Today was our Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Wichita Falls, Texas. It was an amazingly beautiful day this morning. Our event was held downtown and as we walked to the race site we ran into a wonderful lady from our church who’s going through treatments for breast cancer. It was good to […]

Canadian Run Benefits Breast Cancer Research

Posted on 08 October 2004

On October 3rd more than 170,000 Canadians, many of them survivors, ran, walked, cheered or volunteered as part of the largest single-day, fundraising event for breast cancer in Canada. The Run, held in Toronto, raised $19.2 million to boost breast cancer research and programs. Many corporations sponsored the event including Air Canada and Ford Motor […]

Breast Cancer Facts

Posted on 07 October 2004

Since this is breast cancer awareness month, I thought that I’d share some facts related to breast cancer and cancer in general. While any cancer diagnosis can be devastating, there is a lot of hope for women diagnosed with breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the number two cause of […]