JB is raffling his 1963 Ford F100 to help fight cancer. You can learn more and get a chance to Win JB’s Vintage 1963 Ford Truck. Funds raised will benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of [...]
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This just in from the Lance Armstrong Foundation volunteer mailing list:
A Lion in the House, the award-winning documentary that follows the journeys of five young cancer patients and their families over a span of six years, will be shown in Austin in its entirety at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar at 1:00 p.m. this Sunday, [...]
All day on June 10, there will be lemonade stands at Chick-fil-A locations throughout Austin. Read the Alex’s Lemonade Stand event calendar for June 10, 2006 to get the full list of locations in Austin (conveniently at the top of the page) and all over the nation.
Alexandra “Alex” Scott was a four year old cancer [...]
In April, the Rolodex effect snowballed.KLRU filmed Spencer’s rock climbing class, a visit to the oncologist, and came by the house to interview us (Spencer, Rachel, and me). Spencer banished Rachel and me to our bedroom (with his brother Jacob) while he was interviewed so that he would be able to speak without [...]
Never discount the Rolodex Effect.
It turns out there are at least two feedback cycles. One is that, being in the media makes you worth covering. The other (stronger I believe) is that Spencer (and I, his publicist) wound up in the rolodexes of several people at Children’s Hospital of Austin and the Lance Armstrong Foundation [...]
Apparently my Google page rank is just high enough that some people find my blog on purpose. Two people found the 24 Hour Fitness entry, leading to an exciting July.
First, Paul Walhus, who attended the 24 Hour Fitness event contacted me with pictures. Paul was organizing Tour Watch 2005 – an event at Austin’s Central [...]
In May, 2005, Lance took a tiny break from his European cycling schedule to come to the states. Among the things he did on that brief visit was attend an Austin opening of the newly branded 24 Hour Fitness Lance Armstrong Sport Club. Spencer wanted to go and see Lance. He loaded up and was [...]
The Lance Armstrong Foundation is seeking a temporary Fundraising Coordinator to work through June 15. Read the LAF temporary Fundraising Coordinator job description for more details, including how to apply.