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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announces partnership with Orange Leaf Hyde Park & Team In Training

Team In Training, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's endurance sports training program, has partnered with Orange Leaf Hyde Park for the Flying Pig Marathon trianing season.

 
 
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PRLog - Jan. 25, 2012 - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Tri-State Chapter is pleased to announce an extensive partnership with our Team In Training program in Cincinnati and Orange Leaf Hyde Park,  as we prepare for the Flying Pig Marathon, here in Cincinnati on May 6, 2012.  Beginning January 21, Orange Leaf Hyde Park will open itself up as the southern training location and provide training shirts for the Team In Training members as they work over the three and one half months to prepare for the race.  Additionally, Orange Leaf Hyde Park will be sponsoring Team in Training’s Scream Team on race day.  The Scream Team is comprised of friends and family members who are positioned along the marathon route and encourage Team In Training participants, and all participants of the event, along their running or walking journey.

“We are pleased to find an organization whose philanthropic mission so closely matches ours,” said Dawn Berryman, Campaign Director, Team In Training.  “Orange Leaf’s sponsorship enables us to contribute more funding directly to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, whose mission to eradicate blood cancers has such a personal meaning for our runners.”

Rick Bailey, Orange Leaf Hyde Park Manager, continued, “We welcome the Team In Training runners.  Orange Leaf has always been an integral part of the communities it serves, and this partnership demonstrates our commitment to both the Cincinnati community and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.”  Matt Simmons and Greg Duncan, co-owners, agreed.  “It has always been our mission to help people choose healthy alternatives, and our partnership with Team In Training certainly brings that mission to life.”

Throughout the rest of January, Team In Training will hold information meeting across the Tri-State for people interested in learning more about an upcoming marathon, triathlon or cycle event available through the local program.  Anyone interested in learning more can visit www.teamintraining.org/soh, call the Tri-State Chapter office at 513-698-2831.

About Team in Training:  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training program (TNT) is the world’s first, largest and best charity sports training program. Since 1988, when the first team of TNT marathoners was formed, the program has helped  over half a million people across the U.S. and Canada achieve their dream of completing a marathon, half marathon, triathlon or 100-mile (century) bicycle ride.  Since its inception, TNT participants have raised over $1 billion on behalf of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).  


About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ®  (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.  

The Tri-State Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society encompasses a geographic area of 26 counties serving Greater Cincinnati, Southeastern Indiana, Northern Kentucky, Dayton and the Miami Valley as well as southeastern Ohio.

Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org.

For more information about blood cancer, visit www.LLS.org or call the Society’s Information Resource Center (IRC), a call center staffed by master's level social workers, nurses and health educators who provide information, support and resources to patients and their families and caregivers. IRC information specialists are available at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

About Orange Leaf:  Orange Leaf’s mission is to provide a great tasting, sensible frozen dessert made just for the consumer, by the consumer in an environment that is as visually uplifting as it is welcoming.  Orange Leaf believes the average American wants to make healthier decisions and is committed to the communities in which it belongs.



Questions?  Contact Katie Bohon at The Greenbo Agency, 859-523-0291 or Ashley Rahe at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 513-698-2429.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services.

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