Nevada race fans can help in fight against Breast Cancer; "Race Fans for a CureÂ® visits Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 1-2. (DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 20, 2003) - Race Fans for a CureÂ® will continue its contributions to the fight against breast ...
Nevada race fans can help in fight against Breast Cancer; "Race Fans for a Cure® visits Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 1-2.
(DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 20, 2003) - Race Fans for a Cure® will continue its contributions to the fight against breast cancer when it visits Las Vegas Motor Speedway next weekend.
Race Fans for a Cure® - which has distributed tens of thousands of shower cards to race fans and has raised $230,100.44, often a dollar at a time, for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, and from 7 a.m.-12 p.m. on Sunday, March 2. The display will be located outside of the track, near the entrance to Gate D.
The display will offer information about the Komen Foundation and its mission to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening and treatment, and is equipped to accept donations from fans. For a $1 donation, fans receive a keepsake enamel pink ribbon, and can personalize a paper pink ribbon to show their support.
To learn more about Race Fans for a Cure®, the Komen Foundation, Ford Credit and their efforts to help raise awareness of breast cancer and the importance of early detection, log on to www.racefansforacure.com.
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was founded in 1982 on a promise made between two sisters - Nancy Goodman Brinker and her dying sister, Susan Goodman Komen. More than 20 years later, the Komen Foundation is the global leader in the fight against breast cancer through its support of innovative breast cancer research grants, meritorious awards and educational, scientific and community outreach programs around the world. Together with its Affiliate Network, corporate partners and generous donors, the Komen Foundation has raised nearly $600 million for the fight against breast cancer.
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