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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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  • Established in 1949
  • Non Profit view similiar »
  • Located in Philadelphia County
  • 20 Full-Time Employees
  • $1 Mil - $9 Mil in Annual Revenue

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Non-Profit Research & Patient Assistance

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  • Member Since 1995

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Publicis Health Media Named Presenting Sponsor of Man & Woman of the Year

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Gregory R. Seitter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at 11:05 AM

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® of Eastern Pennsylvania is proud to announce Publicis Health Media as Presenting Sponsor for their 2016 Man & Woman of the Year campaign.

Despite progress, more than a third of blood cancer patients still do not survive five years after their diagnosis, so more funding is needed to advance research and ensure access to treatments to help save more lives.

Each year, in communities across the country, dedicated candidates engage in an exciting competition to earn LLS's "Man & Woman of the Year" titles. Raising funds for blood cancer research the candidates compete in honor of children who are local blood cancer survivors, the Boy & Girl of the Year.

Every dollar raised counts as one vote and the titles are awarded to the man and woman with the most votes at the end of 10 weeks. The Philadelphia campaign concludes at the Grand Finale at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on June 10th.

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Local Healthcare Tech Entrepreneur is competing in LLS Man & Woman of the Year Competition

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Gregory R. Seitter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at 1:26 PM

Lawrence James, President and CEO of Connexus Technology based in Philadelphia, is one of the 15 candidates competing in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2016 Man & Woman of Year fundraising competition.

Agreeing to utilize his leadership abilities, James is conducting his own fundraising campaign for LLS for the next 10 weeks. Every dollar he raises counts as one vote. The male and female candidates with the most votes are named the Chapter’s Man & Woman of the Year.

James agreed to partner with LLS in memory of his father, who passed away from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of blood cancer that affects the lymphatic system.

Man & Woman of the Year winners will be announced at the Grand Finale Celebration at Loews Philadelphia Hotel on June 10th. The night will be a celebration of all the candidates’ collective efforts.

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Calling All Moms

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Gregory R. Seitter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at 3:46 PM

Moms have a special bond that should be celebrated. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) new Moms In Training (MIT), a modified cersion of the successful Team In Training campaign, recuits moms who are passionate anout fighting cancer and saving lives. MIT will get you ready to run or walk a 8K (5 miles) to help raise money to fight cancer.

MIT is currently recruiting moms for the Rothman Institute 8K on Saturday, November 16th in Philadelphia. Training begins on Saturday, September 21st at 9:00 a.m. at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For more info about Moms In Training, please contact Victoria Hanks at (610) 238-0360, ext. 6777 or Victoria.Hanks@lls.org or visit www.teamintraining.org/epa.

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