Author Archives: Megan Kilkenny

About Megan Kilkenny

LLS Sr. Director, Marketing Communication Team In Training Alum Three-time Nike Women's Half Marathon finisher

Introducing the 2013 Man & Woman of the Year Candidates!

This evening (San Francisco’s Kickoff) and April 18 (North Bay’s Kickoff), fifteen talented Bay Area professionals will embark on the ride of their lives. LLS’s Man & Woman of the Year campaign is a fundraising competition unlike any other. It’s fast, … Continue reading

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Introducing our 2013 Boy & Girl of the Year (times two)

  Last week we moved with Natasha and Amy’s stories of courage. This week, we shine the spotlight on our San Francisco and North Bay Boy & Girl of the Year. 2013 San Francisco Boy & Girl of the Year … Continue reading

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The 2013 Man & Woman of the Year campaign and the inspiration behind it all

In just a couple of weeks, we will kick off what is undoubtedly our most exciting Man & Woman of the Year campaign yet. This year a North Bay version of the San Francisco classic will run for the very … Continue reading

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A Light The Night spring reunion

Because we had a large number of pediatric patients and their families participate in our 2012 East Bay Light The Night Walk, we thought it would be great to bring the families together again with a spring reunion. This past Sunday, twenty-two … Continue reading

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G is for Generous Girl Scouts

You hear it as you pass by on your way to work, as you exit BART and as leave your local grocery store: “Get your Girl Scout cookies!” These little fundraisers and their moms seem to be just about everywhere luring … Continue reading

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Team In Training: A recipe for a love

Last year I wrote a post called “A match made by Team In Training” featuring three couples who met through Team In Training. (Yes, spandex, sweat and all – it happens.) And it actually happens quite often. In the TNT … Continue reading

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LLS’s mission in action: The 2013 Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference

This past Saturday’s Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference set a new record with nearly 700 patients, caregivers and health care professionals in attendance.  Survivorship was the theme of the day, starting with the warm welcome by Kathleen Leary, Chairperson of … Continue reading

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Congrats Brianna, Nelum, Roger and Christie!

Tonight, at our Winter Man & Woman of the Year Reception, we will honor four individuals for their outstanding fundraising achievements: Brianna Haag, Nelum Gunewardane, Roger Royse and Christie White. All four were 2012 Man & Woman of the Year candidates; Brianna and … Continue reading

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To boldly go where no one has gone before

LLS’s mission (the Star Trek version): to explore new therapies, to champion survivorship and a new world without blood cancer and boldly go where no one has gone before. Not to be completely corny, but it’s true. Few nonprofits have … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50

Jim Alfieri’s Team In Training (TNT) story starts in June 2000 with the Mayor’s Marathon; his personal honorees at the time were his brother-in-law, John Duff and team honoree, Josh Gernert. He so thoroughly enjoyed his experience that he asked his manager … Continue reading

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