Sponsored by the WFU Humanities Institute\, this interdiscip
linary symposium provides participants and attendees the opportunity to sh
are academic and experiential knowledge and to engage in dialogue about br
east cancer\, especially in relation to breast cancer narratives and narra
tive medicine. In addition to keynote addresses by Rita Charon (Columbia U
niversity)\, Kathryn Montgomery (Northwestern University) and Amy Boesky (
Boston College)\, the symposium will feature faculty from Wake Forest’s
College of Arts and Science\, the Medical Center\, and the Center for BioE
thics\, Health and Society\, as well as faculty from several other institu
tions\, on three panels: Breast Cancer Patients and Physicians\, Theorizin
g Breast Cancer Narratives\, and Breast Cancer & Performance Narratives.
The Inaugural Wilmington Race for the Cure
5K wal k/run in Downtown Wilmington
Saturday\, March 2\, 2013
Mark March 2nd as the Day You Will Make an Impact.
Join the Race for the Cure supporting the local effort against breast cancer. With each mile that we walk or run\, we are that much closer to giving another screening\, funding another treatment\, and researching a Cure.
Inaugural Komen Race in Wilmington to fight breast cancer
Walk ing and running through the city's historic downtown district within a sto ne's throw of area beaches\, while sharing memories and encouragement with people whose lives have been touched by breast cancer\, will be the focus of the Inaugural Wilmington Race for the Cure®.
Hosted by the North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure\, the family event will be held Saturday\, March 2\, and will feature 5K Race/Walks\, a Kid Zone and a Survivor Breakfast\, all in support of a cause dedicated to saving lives.
An estimated 6\,000 women in North Carolina will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year\, and over 1 \,000 of them will die. In eastern North Carolina\, the incidence of breas t cancer and the mortality rate from the disease are even higher\, by 11 p ercent and 20 percent\, respectively.
'No woman's life should b e dependent on her geography\,' says Pam Kohl\, Executive Director of the Raleigh-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure Affiliate and a breast cancer su rvivor. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer\, and the seco nd leading cause of cancer-related death among women in the U.S.
The North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate last year added nine counties in southeastern North Carolina to the 20 counties it already was serving. Its Komen Triangle Race for the Cure\, which celebrated its 16th year in 2012\, has attracted as many 23\,000 participants in the past.
Last year\, with funds it raised\, the North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate distributed $1.1 million to 19 agencies in the region to provide a continuum of breast health services to underinsured and unins ured women\, and contributed another $400\,000 for national breast cancer research.
That same year\, Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure\, one of the largest fundraising charities in the U.S. to fight breas t cancer\, returned $2.4 million to the region in the form of research gra nts to Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill .
'The Race for the Cure presents us with an opportunity to cel ebrate and honor the lives affected by this disease\, while also impacting local residents by raising funds to support education\, screening and tre atment programs in our community\,' says Kohl.
To register for the Inaugural Wilmington Race for the Cure\, arrange accommodations\, or t o find out more about Komen for the Cure\, visit
Brad Young\, Communications Manager
Pam Kohl\, Executive Director
Leigh Johnson\, Regiona l Development Manager
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2012 CIAA Toyota Fan Experience\n
The CIAA Toyota Fan
Experience is three days of fun\, entertainment\, celebrity appearances\,
and giveaways at Charlotte Convention Center (501 S. College St.)\, and it
’s free and open to the public. Below is an hour-by-hour list of the sch
Friday\, March 2\, 5-10 p.m.
5:20 p.m.: U. S. Army 82nd Airborne All American Chorus
6 p.m.: Dru Hill at McDonal d’s Booth
6 p.m.: Marvin Sapp Meet and Greet at Verizon Booth
6:30 p.m.: Belk Fashion Show
7:15 p.m.: Avant performing on Coors Lig ht Main Stage
8 p.m.: Omarion performing on Coors Light Main Stage
9 p.m.: Estelle performing on Coors Light Main Stage
Saturda y\, March 3\, 12-8 p.m.
1 p.m.: The Neelys Cooking Show on the Taste of Food Lion Cooking Stage
2 p.m.: Laz Alonso Meet and Greet at Veriz on Booth
2 p.m.: Toyota Green Lecture Series featuring Lance Gross
2:25 p.m.: U.S. Army 82nd Airborne All American Chorus
2:30 p.m.: Appearance by Rickey Smiley at McDonald’s Booth
3 p.m.: Belk Fashio n Show
4 p.m.: The Neelys Cooking Show on the Taste of Food Lion Cook ing Stage
4 p.m.: Doug E. Fresh\, Kool Moe Dee\, and Big Daddy Kane a t McDonald’s Booth
5 p.m.: Up-and-coming recording artist Pradigy G T on Coors Light Main Stage
6 p.m.: Up-and-coming recording artist El iz Camacho on Coors Light Main Stage
6:30 p.m. Vivian Green performin g on Coors Light Main Stage
Sunday\, March 4\, 12-5 p.m.
1 2:30 p.m.: Men’s and Women’s CIAA Tournament champions honored
1 p.m.: Yolanda Adams performing on Coors Light Main Stage
2 p.m. How S weet the Sound Choir performing on Coors Light Main Stage
3:30 p.m. D J Complete playing on Coors Light Main Stage
4:15 p.m. Boyz II Men pe rforming on Coors Light Main Stage
Hosted each day by Sytonnia Moore with house music by DJ Skillz.
Open All Day\, Each Day
Toyota Green Initiative
Verizon Interactive Area
Belk Fashion Shows and Mini-Makeovers
The Taste of Food lion
Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinics
Nationwide Insurance Studio and Gaming Zone
U.S . Army Strength & Action Zone
Coke Zero Booth
McDonald’s Fan E xperience
Coors Light Frozen in Time Booth
Colgate Dental Screen ings
U.S. Marine Corps Chin-Up Challenge
Russell Center Court
Local Vendor Booths
The CIAA Fan Experience is 200\,000 squa re feet of family fun. With celebrity appearance and interactive games\, t he Fan Experience wont disappoint.
Brands such as Toyota and T oyota Green Initiative\, McDonalds\, Lowes\, Food Lion \, and AARP have bo oths throughout the whole convention center for people to interact with. W e also bring out recording artists such as Omarion\, Estelle\, Boyz II Men \, Yalonda Adams\, and Avant for concerts through out the weekend. The bes t part about the CIAA Fan Experience is that its FREE to the public.
The Cape Fear Literacy Council presents its annual Literacy Gala Fundraiser at The Hangar at Air Wilmington. Featuring a Breakfast at Tiffany's theme\, the event incudes dinner and drinks\, a silent auction\, vocal auction\, casino-like games\, live music provided by classic rocker s Blivet\, and a photo booth.\n
Phone: (910) 251-0911
Email: info@cflitera cy.org