Category Archives: Man & Woman of the Year

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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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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A North Bay twist on an SF classic

LLS’s Man & Woman of the Year campaign started more than twenty years ago right here in San Francisco. Since then it has grown to a multi-million dollar national fundraising program. It’s an exciting 10-week fundraising competition involving local community … Continue reading

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WOW! What an October!

Happy Halloween from all of us at LLS! It has been a whirlwind of an October with three Light The Night Walks, the Nike Women’s Marathon, our first-ever Bay Area Cancer Survivorship Conference and the Leukemia Cup Regatta. Needless to … Continue reading

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Oh, the places they will go!

This past Saturday, nearly 400 guests helped us celebrate the culmination of our 2012 Man & Woman of the Year campaign at the Fairmont San Francisco. It was an evening inspired by Dr. Seuss, complete with whimsical “Lorax trees” and other colorful decorations. … Continue reading

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Wanabe like Gleevec

In 2001, a “magic little pill” called Gleevec changed cancer treatment forever and chronic myeloid leukemia became a managable chronic condition with minimal side effects. Now fast forward to present day; Gleevec has FDA approval for ten different cancers. Think of the number of … Continue reading

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Hello sunshine

The weekend is here and so is the sun! If you have yet to contemplate how you might enjoy the sunshine this weekend and the weekends to come, allow me to put a little bug in your ear. Take a … Continue reading

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And the candidates are..

As of midnight last night, our eleven 2012 Man & Woman of the Year candidates hit the fundraising “go” button. They are off on a mad, 10-week dash to see who can raise the most and earn the title of … Continue reading

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