May 20, 2011

Top Hillsborough grads confident they can fix things
Brandon News and Tribune – May 20
"For the majority of us, it's not about the money," says See, who has volunteered at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and with the Tampa Thunder wheelchair soccer league. "Our senior class sees there's more to life than just us.

Basketball: Vitale more passionate about Gala than basketball
AMNews.com – May 20
A $500,000 grant will go to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and will be named in memory of Lucy Weber and Johnny Teis, who died at ages 18 months and age 8.

Vitale Gala | Stars unite for cancer fight
Bradenton Herald – May 20
It also awarded a $500,000 to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa in the names of Lucy Weber, from Kansas, who died at 18 months of age last November, and Johnny Teis from Arkansas, who succumbed to cancer on April 21 at age 8.

Rays Notebook: Johnson will get more time at shortstop
The Tampa Tribune – May 19
3B Evan Longoria's next charity yoga class to raise money for the Moffitt Cancer Center is scheduled for June 14.

Longoria spearheads yoga class for Moffitt Cancer Center
10 News/WTSP.com – May 19
The fee for the class is $100, with a portion of the cost going to Moffitt Cancer Center.

Tampa Bay Rays news and notes: Good-cause yoga for Longoria; big-boy pants for Fuld
St. Petersburg Times – May 18
St. 3B Evan Longoria said his first yoga-for-charity session went well, with a dozen classmates at the Bella Prana studio in Tampa raising about $1,200 for the Moffitt Cancer Center.
 
Tampa Bay Rays news and notes: T-shirts for sale, yoga with Evan Longoria
St. Petersburg Times – May 14
3B Evan Longoria is inviting up to 15 people to take a one-hour yoga class with him on Tuesday and June 14 at the Bella Prana studio in Tampa, with a portion of the $100 fee going to the Moffitt Cancer Center.
 
Magnolia Ball raises money for Moffitt
St. Petersburg Times – May 19
He preferred to turn attention to Moffitt Cancer Center staff, board members, legislators and CEO Bill Dalton.

Trading swings for yoga, for a cause
MyFoxTampaBay.com/WTVT FOX 13 – May 18
The class cost $100 per person. As Evan explained, all of the money will be donated to the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Rays Notebook: Fatigue a concern during lengthy trip
The Tampa Tribune – May 17
Sean Rodriguez Dan Johnson 3B Evan Longoria raised $1200 for the Moffitt Cancer Center on Tuesday with a one-hour charity yoga class at Bella Prana Yoga and Meditation in Tampa. 

Longoria holds yoga class for charity
MLB.com – May 17
Evan Longoria began his workday Tuesday on his head. The Rays third baseman conducted a one-hour yoga class before the game against the Yankees to raise money for the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Tampa Yankees Announce Jersey Auctions
Our Sports Central – May 16
The Tampa Yankees and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute teamed up for this year's Annual Pink Out Night held on Saturday, May 7th. In total, the event raised over $3,000 for Breast Cancer Research.

All Children's Hospital Moffitt Cancer Center improve 1Q
Tampa Bay Business Journal – May 16
All Children’s Hospital Inc. and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Inc. reported financial gains for the three months ended March 31.

Online Academy Prepares Future Pharmacy Leaders
Pharmacy Practice News (registration required) – May 16
Almost all of the students have called the experience ‘life-altering’ in how they approach their job,” added Mr. Johnson, founding director of pharmacy at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Fla., who also serves as vice president of Allied Health for Global Health Education.

Annual Moffitt race raises research funds
The Oracle – May 16
When Karen Dalton, wife of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center CEO William Dalton, founded the first Miles for Moffitt race, it was on behalf of a friend who was a cancer survivor.

Who's to blame for cholera outbreak?
OneNewsNow – May 16
“The strain was so dramatically different that everybody...feels completely confident   that this strain did not originate from the normal strain that's found in our area, but [that it] originated...on the other side of the world," explains Dr. John Greene, chief of infections diseases at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida.

Funds for USF Poly Await Scott OK
The Ledger – May 16
That is the same amount of money appropriated for the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, which is getting less than it did in previous years.

Cancer screenings: Safe or superfluous?
The Tampa Tribune/TBO.com – May 15
Richard Roetzheim, medical director at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center's Lifetime Cancer Screening Center, agrees Americans today are far more zealous about screenings. But he said that caution can and has saved lives.

Good intentions, misinformation leave bad feelings
Naples Daily News – May 15
Soon Bales had about $3500 of the $7800 required for a special apartment next to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, where Jumelle is to have specialized care after chemotherapy in Naples.

Tampa Bay area personnel appointments, promotions and announcements
St. Petersburg Times – May 15
Health care - Yvette Lyons Tremonti has been promoted to executive vice president, strategy and business development, at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa.

Freshmen lawmakers in the Florida House found strength in each other
St. Petersburg Times – May 14
He was disappointed that his top priority failed to allow the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to use cigarette tax revenues to finance construction of clinic and research space.

Some Miles for Moffitt participants dedicate each step
10 News/WTSP.com – May 14
Bunny's Carats is one of the largest Miles for Moffitt teams. The group supports Bunny Landis who is battling stage four pancreatic cancer with the help of Moffitt Cancer Center. 

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