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Springfield News-Sun
Kim Guthrie named President Cox Media GroupWomen in Radio.” She also was named a “Woman of Distinction” by the March of Di
Kim Guthrie named President Cox Media Group
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
Women in Radio.” She also was named a “Woman of Distinction” by the March of Dimes and “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. She received a degree in journalism from Iowa State University. Hoffman assumed the role of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Kim Guthrie named President Cox Media GroupWomen in Radio.” She also was named a “Woman of Distinction” by the March of Di
Kim Guthrie named President Cox Media Group
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 17 hours ago
Women in Radio.” She also was named a “Woman of Distinction” by the March of Dimes and “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. She received a degree in journalism from Iowa State University. Hoffman assumed the role of... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Music of all kinds will fill the air this weekwith registration beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Harley-Davidson of New Bern on U.S
Music of all kinds will fill the air this week
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
with registration beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Harley-Davidson of New Bern on U.S. 70 East. All proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The event is sponsored by the Neuse Chapter of the Dead Headz Motorcycle Club and... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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First Coast News
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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KTVB Boise
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
69 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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11 News Houston
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
14 year old dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
14 year old dies after ceasing treatment
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Jerika Bolen dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Jerika Bolen dies after ceasing treatment
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Jerika Bolen dies after stopping treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Jerika Bolen dies after stopping treatment
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
69 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen diessaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen dies
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen diessaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen dies
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen diessaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen dies
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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USA Today
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen diesprom in August, died Thursday. (Photo: Danny Damiani/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsi
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen dies
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
prom in August, died Thursday. (Photo: Danny Damiani/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin) Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Local firefighters raise over $16,000 for MDADay Weekend you might have noticed some of our local firefighters participating
Local firefighters raise over $16,000 for MDA
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Day Weekend you might have noticed some of our local firefighters participating in the annual fundraising event for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) known as Fill the Boot. The annual fundraiser for the MDA is held in conjunction with... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Jerika Bolen dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Jerika Bolen dies after ceasing treatment
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
69 related stories
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen diessaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Following 'Last Dance' prom, Wisconsin teen Jerika Bolen dies
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
69 related stories
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11 News Houston
Jerika Bolen dies after stopping treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Jerika Bolen dies after stopping treatment
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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BC Local News
Cowichan Valley teen’s legacy lives on at MD walkis a struggle. My daughter’s been through it for just about every piece of equi
Cowichan Valley teen’s legacy lives on at MD walk
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
is a struggle. My daughter’s been through it for just about every piece of equipment he’s needed,” said Wristen. “The muscular dystrophy association has been a great help as far as monetary assistance goes.” Ross’s Rollers come from all over... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
South Metro firefighters raise $101,000 for MDA in 3 daysColo. – South Metro Fire Rescue got people to “Fill the Boot” with more than $1
South Metro firefighters raise $101,000 for MDA in 3 days
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
Colo. – South Metro Fire Rescue got people to “Fill the Boot” with more than $100,000 in three days. The donations help Muscular Dystrophy Association fund research and programs that care for children and adults suffering from muscular... Read more
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USA Today
Jerika Bolen dies after ceasing treatmentsaid Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out.
Jerika Bolen dies after ceasing treatment
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
said Jerika’s true beauty was demonstrated by how she lived day in and day out. Robb Valentyn, director of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Green Lake that Jerika attended, said Jerika refused to let her disease get in... Read more
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FOX News
Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, Long Run By Jerry Lewis, Ends On AbcThe Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) said Friday it will end its long-stand
Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, Long Run By Jerry Lewis, Ends On Abc
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) said Friday it will end its long-standing Labor Day telethon, aired on the ABC network, to focus on more digital fundraising efforts after the success of last year's ALS Ice Bucket challenge. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
A revolutionary treatment that needs an injection of fundstake place. It will be a joint project with the Australian Neuromuscular Resea
A revolutionary treatment that needs an injection of funds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
take place. It will be a joint project with the Australian Neuromuscular Research Institute, the Health Department and the Muscular Dystrophy Association of WA. And, it is supported by the Health Minister, Kim Hames. "This trial involves... Read more
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11 News Houston
FDA approves first drug to treat rare form of muscular dystrophyinheritance pattern and is passed on by the mother, who is referred to as a car
FDA approves first drug to treat rare form of muscular dystrophy
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
inheritance pattern and is passed on by the mother, who is referred to as a carrier of the gene,” according to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The disease is so rare that the FDA considers it an “orphan disease,” or one that isn’t... Read more
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MedCity News
FDA greenlights Sarepta Therapeutics' milestone treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophya huge step forward,” said Dr. Valerie Cwik, executive vice president and chief
FDA greenlights Sarepta Therapeutics' milestone treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
MedCity News / Posted 7 days ago
a huge step forward,” said Dr. Valerie Cwik, executive vice president and chief medical and scientific officer at the Muscular Dystrophy Association, which advocates on behalf of patients and their families. “It’s a really, really big day for... Read more
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USA Today
FDA approves first drug to treat rare form of muscular dystrophyinheritance pattern and is passed on by the mother, who is referred to as a car
FDA approves first drug to treat rare form of muscular dystrophy
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
inheritance pattern and is passed on by the mother, who is referred to as a carrier of the gene,” according to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The disease is so rare that the FDA considers it an “orphan disease,” or one that isn’t... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Tomahawk's 35th Annual Fall Ride Endsand each other, the bikers also took time to give back. Tomahawk's Fall Ride i
Tomahawk's 35th Annual Fall Ride Ends
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 8 days ago
and each other, the bikers also took time to give back. Tomahawk's Fall Ride is the largest local fund raiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the North Central Wisconsin area. "It's amazing to see the bikers packing up and heading... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Tomahawk's 35 th Annual Fall Ride Endsand each other, the bikers also took time to give back. Tomahawk's Fall Ride i
Tomahawk's 35 th Annual Fall Ride Ends
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 8 days ago
and each other, the bikers also took time to give back. Tomahawk's Fall Ride is the largest local fund raiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the North Central Wisconsin area. "It's amazing to see the bikers packing up and heading... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Wayne E. Stinewill be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at Sanders. Memori
Wayne E. Stine
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at Sanders. Memorial donations may be made in Wayne's name to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 2080 Linglestown Road #104 Harrisburg, PA 17110. Arrangements entrusted to Sanders Mor... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Gaston County firefighters helping to fill the boots for MDAIt’s that time of year again. Firefighters from across Gaston County are collec
Gaston County firefighters helping to fill the boots for MDA
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
It’s that time of year again. Firefighters from across Gaston County are collecting money from the public to give to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. They call it the ‘boot drive’. The money collected during the drive goes toward sending children... Read more
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Business Wire
Governor Jerry Brown Signs Legislation Sponsored by EveryLife Foundation Ensuring Babies Born in California Receive the Earliest Treatment for Life-Threatening Conditionsfrom more than 120 patient organizations including March of Dimes, the National
Governor Jerry Brown Signs Legislation Sponsored by EveryLife Foundation Ensuring Babies Born in California Receive the Earliest Treatment for Life-Threatening Conditions
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
from more than 120 patient organizations including March of Dimes, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), Muscular Dystrophy Association and Global Genes, this bipartisan legislation breezed through both chambers of the state... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Fall Ride kicks off in Tomahawkto know 40 people have lost their job is sad." Along with bringing bikers toge
Fall Ride kicks off in Tomahawk
WAOW Wausau / Posted 10 days ago
to know 40 people have lost their job is sad." Along with bringing bikers together, the event also brings in money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. "It makes me feed really great to be helping MDA families in this region," said Lauren... Read more
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