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Welcome Adina Frazier, Special Events Director

Posted on January 13, 2015

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We’re thrilled to introduce you to the newest member of the Colon Cancer Alliance team – Ms. Adina Frazier, Director of Special Events. For the last seven years, Adina has been the Director of Special Events at the Epilepsy Foundation. She joins us after having worked with many other run/walks, including the National Walk for Epilepsy, the Komen National Race for the Cure and the Whitman-Walker Clinic Aids Walk, among others. She is natural convener and loves cooking uberly fabulous and calorie-laden food from scratch. Please join us in welcoming Adina to the family! Read more

Volunteer Spotlight: Brian Kothe & Weez Altomari

Posted on January 9, 2015

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We continue to be inspired by the hundreds of volunteers who are out there on the front lines, spearheading efforts to put colon cancer on the map and changing the face of this disease. That’s why we started the Volunteer Spotlight feature – honoring and celebrating some of our most passionate, dedicated volunteers and sharing their stories so you can be inspired, too! This month, we’re celebrating Brian Kothe and Weez Altomari from our Denver Undy Run/Walk. From getting the word out before the event to leading day-of logistics, these two rock stars make the Denver Undy what it is. Get to know them! Read more

Undy Spotlight: Dawn Gagliardi

Posted on December 16, 2014

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Dawn Gagliardi was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer at 31 years old. Through her years of treatment and seven surgeries, her positive attitude and drive to make a difference in this space never wavered. Following her diagnosis, she started volunteering in her local community, where she met others who also wanted to change the colon cancer scene in Georgia. Together, they got involved with our first-ever Atlanta Undy Run/Walk in a big way, helping increase participation and raising funds for the event. Learn more about Dawn’s journey and the footprint she has created!  Read more

Round of Applause for KISS 107

Posted on October 15, 2014

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Last weekend we hosted the 5th Annual Cincinnati Undy Run/Walk at an exciting new location, Newport on the Levee! We were thrilled to host more than 500 participants and some really stellar sponsors and volunteers.

We also had the pleasure of having KISS 107 join in on the fun as our official media sponsor. We’re extending a very special thank you to KISS 107 for hitting the ground running to help create a buzz about the Undy in some fun and creative ways, including an online contest on www.kiss107.com for a chance to win free online registration. Read more

Hero of the Month: Central Arizona Chapter

Posted on October 10, 2014

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The passion and dedication of our Central Arizona Chapter continue to elevate our organization and inspire us every day. With the Phoenix Undy Run/Walk approaching next month, we’ve seen their hard work out in full force recently. Find out what drives this group and why they’re super excited for next month’s Undy! Read more

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