2012 Northwestern CNADC Fundraiser

A Night of Awareness in the Windy City

Leaving 70 degree weather behind in Charlotte, North Carolina and heading up north to the Windy City of 25 degrees, blistering winds and snow may not sound ideal on paper; however, when such a tremendous group of people come together for

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Jacqueline Onassis Reservoir

A Reservoir Run

This is what the Jackie Onassis Reservoir looks like on a warm summer’s morning. The colors are magnificent, the surrounding park is breathtaking and the city skyline reflects off the water.
In the novel Marathon Man, the main character muses that, “Whoever invented the

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Running in the Bitter Cold

Run4Papa Meets Jackie Onassis Reservoir

Hear what it’s like to run in the freezing cold around a reservoir in New York City’s most famous park!
Read all about running the Jackie Onassis Reservoir: A Reservoir Run
To see photos, go to: Jackie Onassis Reservoir

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Hope is a four letter word

“Aphasia” the Movie

The film “Aphasia”, the true story of actor Carl McIntyre who, after suffering a massive stroke and losing his ability to read, write and talk, struggles against overwhelming odds to redefine his life.
I had the great pleasure to sit down and meet Jim Gloster (Producer/Writer/Director) and

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How “Aphasia” got financed?

The making of “Aphasia” the movie

Here is a very special look at the Carl McIntyre Aphasia Project in it’s infancy before the movie ever got produced. This insightful short was used to get initial donations for the film.

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Turkey Bowl V…For Papa and PPA

 F.A.M.I.L.Y. 10, Dark Team 7 
The 5th Annual Turkey Bowl began like many years before with each team getting together for their own pre-game rituals (which will remain behind closed doors for tradition-sake), and meeting at Andover Field at 9am sharp, on Black Friday morning. The F.A.M.I.L.Y. always rides together

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Turkey Bowl V

Turkey Bowl V…For Papa & PPA

GameDay: 365 Days of Waiting…0 days to go!
Who wants it more?

To donate, go to: PPA Research and Education Fund (Run4Papa)
Where & When? Andover Field –  November 25th, 2011, 9:00 AM
What happens when arch rivals decide to

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LPL Financial Food Fundraiser

 Cooking for the Cause

Due to the positive swell of voting and support for What Would You Do For THE CAUSE? video from employees at LPL Financial, and unbeknownst to myself, our senior management team took an unexpected initiative and approved a food fundraiser to benefit the Run4Papa campaign the day

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LPL Financial Charity Contest

Voting for the Cause

I always had the goal of producing a creative video to help create more exposure and awareness for PPA research before the New Year. This idea quiclkly became fast-tracked due to my company, LPL Financial, offering a $500 prize for best charity video, $250 for 2nd place,

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Denver Gorilla Run

 Running Wild in The Mile High City

When Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin “Megatron” Johnson did not “complete the process of the catch,” the Detroit Lions ended up losing  a heart breaker on the road last season to the Chicago Bears. He clearly caught the ball, but it was ruled an

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