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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Voices of Hope | Voices of Hope | Events - Highlights
    about Voices of Hope in the news Here s What People Are Saying About The Show It was especially heart breaking to hear the stories and think about our loved ones who have lost the battle with cancer It made me think of my cousin Rhoda who was only 15 when she died of brain cancer She was the only child of my aunt and uncle and so it was very hard for them I was only a few years younger than she was at the time but I remember all the wonderful care and love she got at Children s Hospital I was very encouraged by Ben s personal odyssey with colon and liver cancer and his willingness to share his story with us It is amazing and wonderful that he is now 18 years cancer free Stories like his and some of the others give inspiration to us that cancer is not always a death sentence I think today how far we have come in our fight against cancer and how many more folks are alive today because of the treatments now available We still have a long road to go down but I feel that efforts like yours will truly bring us to our destination of more treatments and cures that much sooner Roberta Gerson Interactive Data Hi Rabbi Baker I d just like to congratulate you and say what an amazing job you did last night on your performance I truly thought you contributed to a beautiful and touching show It opened me up to a world I thought I knew so much about and that I had heard stories about but that never came close to touching me in the same way your show did last night I found that it put into perspective everything

    Original URL path: http://www.expectmiraclesfoundation.org/voices-of-hope-2009 (2016-05-02)
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  • Expect Miracles Foundation West Coast Charity Fall Classic Denver | West Coast Golf | Events - Highlights
    Coast Charity Fall Classic Denver Not a Cloud in the Sky Literally The mutual fund and financial industry continued to show their commitment and support when Mutual Funds Against Cancer journeyed out West to Colorado on Thursday September 17 2009 for its debut West Coast Charity Fall Classic held at The Ridge at Castle Pines Castle Rock With over 30 firms represented including Foundation Sponsor Interactive Data Corp ALPS Fund Services Oppenheimer UMB Fund Services and John Hancock to name a few Over 90 old and new supporters participated in this exciting inaugural event The event included a day of golf coupled with a cocktail reception and awards dinner There were many highlights of the day including a hole in one by Oppenheimer s Vice President Brian Kramer In addition two major awards were given The Expect Miracles Award was presented to ALPS Fund Services for their contribution and commitment to MFAC s West Coast event and John Hancock s VP Bruce Speca received the The Miracle Maker Award for his commitment to MFAC as long standing Board Member and his dedication as MFAC s voice throughout the industry Some additional top firms represented at this event included Arrowpoint Foreside

    Original URL path: http://www.expectmiraclesfoundation.org/west-coast-charity-fall-classic-denver (2016-05-02)
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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Golf Classic | East Coast Golf | Events - Highlights
    without a single drop of rain We believe it was fate as MFAC added a new component to its renowned charity event a kid s golf clinic that proved to be the overriding highlight of the day OUR FIRST EVER KID S CLINIC MFAC not only celebrated its 15th annual Expect Miracles Charity Golf Classic but launched the event s first Kid s Golf Clinic We were blessed to have these amazing kids be a part of this wonderful day Read more about the Kid s Golf Clinic In spite of market conditions the mutual fund and financial industry once again came together on June 11th for the 15th Annual Expect Miracles Golf Classic to support Mutual Funds Against Cancer MFAC The event raised over 475 000 for its mission to support The Center for Applied Cancer Sciences CACS Although revenue was down for the first time in MFAC history the amount raised is an extraordinary feat when factoring the economic climate and the state of the financial institutions world wide MFAC was elated to hold its first Kid s Golf Clinic which gave everyone a reason to celebrate Highlights The Golf Classic with Foundation Sponsor Interactive Data Corporation hosted more than 380 golfers representing over 60 mutual fund and financial services firms The overwhelming support and interest in the event once again prompted us to expand to two golf venues Pinehills Golf Club and Waverly Oaks The Kid s Golf Clinic included recent cancer survivors and children who are currently in treatment The event continued into the evening with a dinner and awards ceremony coupled with a live and silent auction raising over 30 000 Several special awards were presented at the reception by MFAC s founder and Chairman Frank Strauss Larry and Judith Theriault twins received the Guardian

    Original URL path: http://www.expectmiraclesfoundation.org/expect-miracles-golf-classic-2009-highlights (2016-05-02)
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  • Expect Miracles Foundation MFAC Shines at Institutional Investors 2009 Awards Gala | II Awards | Events - Highlights
    gathered 300 luminaries from the mutual fund industry Mutual Funds Against Cancer s Founder and Chairman Frank Strauss addressed his peers and called upon the attendees to come together as a powerful and affluent industry and help make a difference in the fight against cancer Given the economic climate charities and non profits are suffering at the hands of government cutbacks bailouts and the infamous Bernard Madoff The evening was filled with awards honoring those in the mutual fund industry and lifetime achievers MFAC held a live auction with professional auctioneer John Terrio who presented spectacular items including tickets to the Grammy Awards a slot to play in the Northern Trust ProAm a Learn how to drive a NASCAR packaged trip and a wine country experience trip to Napa Valley But the pinnacle of the evening came when Bruce Hoffman of Sentinel Investments a nominee for Fund Marketer of the Year stated Even though I didn t win the award in my category I was definitely the big winner of the evening when I won the donation drawing for the amazing pair of diamond earrings valued at 8 000 from MFAC Upon winning Bruce took center stage to Lucy in

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation 5th Annual Wine & Spirits Extravaganza | Boston Wine Event | Events - Highlights
    services industries Apart from the record attendance of 470 the event raised more than 150 000 up 15 from the 2007 Wine Extravaganza The 5th Annual Expect Miracles Wine and Spirits Extravaganza was an event of record Industry leaders joined Mutual Funds Against Cancer MFAC to celebrate efforts in the fight against cancer Six portraits of individuals who have battled or continue to battle cancer were the inspiration for the wine event theme Faces of Hope From three time Superbowl Champion Joe Andruzzi to Interactive Data s Ken Starr to five year old Luciano their portraits gave a face to MFAC s mission The event kicked off with an intimate gathering of 80 assembled for the first ever Foundation Reception to honor MFAC s Foundation Sponsor Interactive Data MFAC s Chairman Frank Strauss presented Stuart Clark CEO of Interactive Data with the 2008 Expect Miracles Award for the firm s deep commitment to MFAC and its mission Dr DePinho Director of the Center for Applied Cancer Sciences CACS also spoke at the Reception reporting on the medical breakthroughs CACS has made in the four years since its inception in 2004 The event featured wines from around the world sponsored by

    Original URL path: http://www.expectmiraclesfoundation.org/5th-annual-wine-a-spirits-extravaganza (2016-05-02)
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  • Expect Miracles Foundation MFAC Shines at Institutional Investors 2008 Awards Gala | II Awards | Events - Highlights
    130 000 for cancer research Photo Credit JeffreyHolmes com Highlights With over 500 industry luminaries in attendance at the elegant Pierre Hotel EVP of State Street Corp and Mutual Funds Against Cancer Board Member Doug Miller opened the ceremony with charisma and political humor He concluded his address with an introduction of Mutual Funds Against Cancer s Founder and Chairman Frank Strauss Strauss addressed his peers and presented a speech that called upon the mutual fund and financial industry as a powerful and affluent industry that can make a difference on the war against cancer The evening was filled with awards honoring those in the mutual fund industry along with recognizing lifetime achievers For all winners click here During the evening MFAC held a live auction with professional auctioneer John Terrio who wooed and wowed the audience with spectacular items including a National Geographic 15 Day Journey aboard The Endeavor won by John Hailer of Natixis luxurious jewelry and trips to Key Largo and Spain The auction generated over 66 000 Congratulations to all the winners But the pinnacle of the evening was from John Canning from BHR Fund Advisors L P who was the recipient of a 105th Anniversary Classic Harley Davidson motorcycle as part of MFAC s donation program Upon winning John took center stage to Born to Be Wild and addressed the audience with a heartfelt thank you as he recently has been affected by cancer with the illness of both his parents MFAC had an extraordinary night with its donation program raising over 66 0000 MFAC would like to thank all those who participated donated generously and more importantly invested in the cure For now we will be planning next year as we have been asked to return to the highly acclaimed Mutual Fund Awards Gala

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Golf Classic | East Coast Golf | Events - Highlights
    for six of the deadliest cancers colon pancreas lung melanoma skin myeloma blood and glioblastoma brain WEEI s John Dennis the Official Voice of Mutual Funds Against Cancer was on hand to emcee the banquet following the golf tournaments The banquet which was held at Pinehills featured live and silent auctions as well as raffles awards and great speakers Highlights The Golf Classic sponsored by JPMorgan hosted Over 380 golfers representing over 70 mutual fund and financial services firms and due to our 2006 success expanded to two golf venues including Pinehills Golf Club and Waverly Oaks The first place winners on each course were team John Hancock Jones JP Morgan Nicklaus and at Waverly Oaks United Sports Associates see below table for full results The pinnacle of the event was at the 17th hole at Waverly Oaks where KC Clark shot a hole in one A tremendous feat KC won his choice of 4 day cruise or airline tickets anywhere in US KC we wish you well in your travels Following the golf tournament the day was further highlighted by a dinner and awards program also featuring a live and silent auction that raised over 30 000 Several special awards were presented at the banquet which was emceed by WEEI s John Dennis Tori Rando was awarded the Guardian Angel scholarship The scholarship is given annually in memory of Paula Pearlstein Tori is a cancer survivor who will use the scholarship at Johnson Whales University in Rhode Island Brian Schmidt from BlackRock was awarded the Expect Miracles Award and delivered a powerful and heartfelt speech on his battle with cancer MFAC board member Cindi Boudreau of Computershare was awarded the CJ Award for her long time commitment to MFAC MFAC had a tremendous day and is looking forward to

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Industry Awards Gala | II Awards | Events - Highlights
    items included diamond necklace from Longs Jewelers 2 Sets of Red Sox Yankee Monster seats Key Largo Private Club Weekend Golf Getaway Lance Armstrong signed Framed Discovery Jersey and a Nantucket Golf Private Jet Package Highlights MFAC was elated to be recognized at the 14th Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards Gala hosted by Institutional Investor s News on March 8th at the Ritz Carlton in NYC The sold out event was filled with over 475 industry luminaries coupled with an awards dinner that included a segment dedicated to MFAC MFAC Founder and Chairman Frank Strauss addressed his peers and presented an overview on MFAC s organization He challenged the industry to invest for the cure specifically by taking an existing employee or customer events and adding to it a fund raising component Institutional Investor News was thrilled to have Mutual Funds Against Cancer participating in the Mutual Fund Industry Awards There s a natural affinity between MFAC and the awards and we were excited to be able to help raise awareness of this important cause with the most senior players in the industry Tracey Redmond Director of Institutional Investor Events MFAC wrapped up the evening with an individual donation program

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