“Bluegreen is proud to have a longstanding history of supporting Cystic Fibrosis (CF), primarily through cash contributions and sponsorship of local events such as South Florida’s Leading Men and South Florida’s Finest Couples,” states Susan Saturday.
Boca Raton, Fl (PRWEB) June 01, 2011
Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG), a leading provider of Colorful Places to Live and Play, today announced that a team of walkers from its Boca Raton, Florida corporate headquarters helped raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by taking part in the Great Strides Walk event held at Florida Atlantic University on May 1, 2011.
“Bluegreen is proud to have a longstanding history of supporting Cystic Fibrosis (CF), primarily through cash contributions and sponsorship of local events such as South Florida’s Leading Men and South Florida’s Finest Couples,” states Susan Saturday, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bluegreen Corporation. “This year, Bluegreen Corporation’s Charitable Giving Committee will also be partnering to Chair the South Florida’s Finest Couples event taking place on October 14, 2011.”
Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited disease that substantially impairs normal respiratory and digestive functions, making the simple acts of breathing and eating a challenge. Those suffering from CF have an abnormal gene that produces uncommonly thick and sticky mucus. The defective gene is carried by millions of Americans, but many do not show any symptoms. Children with CF are usually diagnosed by their second birthday. Some are not diagnosed until age 18 or older—the disease is not usually as advanced in them.
Advances continue to be made, but continued research and funding is needed to find a cure. For the first time in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundations’ history, scientific opportunities are outpacing the ability to fund them. So it is more important than ever to keep up the momentum of this life-saving research. Nearly 90 percent of every dollar donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation goes to support vital research, medical and educational programs. All monetary gifts are tax deductible and will be used efficiently and effectively.
For more information on Cystic Fibrosis, visit http://www.cff.org/.
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