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Mid-South Mayors Declare Nov. 18 Kosten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day

Memphis, Tenn., November 18, 2021 – Five Mid-South mayors have joined the fight against pancreatic cancer by proclaiming November 18, Kosten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day. In honor of November’s Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Germantown Mayor Mike Palozzolo, Olive Branch Mayor Ken Adams, and Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite are helping raise awareness for the cause and recognizing the Kosten Foundation’s efforts. Anyone interested in learning more about pancreatic cancer, or donating to research efforts, can go to the Kosten Foundation’s website at www.kostenfoundation.com.

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Kosten Foundation Honoring Pancreatic Cancer Fighters with Tribute at Twilight

Memphis, Tenn., November 15, 2021 – In honor of World Pancreatic Cancer Day November 18, the Kosten Foundation is hosting their memorial Tribute at Twilight event in Cancer Survivors Park (701 Perkins Exd.) at 4:30 p.m. The program will recognize pancreatic cancer survivors, caregivers, those lost to pancreatic cancer, and anyone affected by the disease. The event is free and open to anyone, all are encouraged to attend.

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Kosten Foundation Announces Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Kick-Off Weekend Events

Memphis, Tenn., Oct 28, 2021 – The Kosten Foundation for pancreatic cancer research and support announced its kick-off weekend events for November’s Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. The Kosten Foundation is being honored at the Each One Teach One Pancreatic Cancer Gala on Saturday, November 6 before hosting its 11th annual Kick It 5K on Sunday, November 7. Anyone interested in supporting pancreatic cancer research or participating in the 5K can learn more on the Kosten Foundation’s website at https://www.kostenfoundation.com/.

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Final Day for Kosten Foundation’s Kick It 5K Early Bird Registration

Memphis, Tenn., Oct 7, 2021 – Today is the final day runners, walkers, or supporters can enjoy the early bird registration bonuses for the Kosten Foundation’s 11th annual Kick It 5K benefitting pancreatic cancer research. Participants who sign up before October 8 will pay a $30 entry fee and be entered to win a free pair of Jaybird Vista wireless earbuds. After the deadline, registration will increase by $5 so anyone interested in signing up for the race, or supporting pancreatic cancer research, should go to the 5K’s website at https://kickit5k.raceroster.com/ to learn more.

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Kosten Foundation’s Kick It 5K Giving Away Free Earbuds

Register before October 7 to support pancreatic cancer research and be entered to win

Memphis, Tenn., September 16, 2021 –The Kosten Foundation announced participants that register for their 11th annual Kick It 5K race before October 7 will be eligible to win a pair of Jaybird Vista earbuds. Runners, walkers, and supporters can register for $30 on the event website at https://kickit5k.raceroster.com/. All proceeds go towards funding pancreatic cancer research.

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Kosten Foundation’s Kick It 5K Announces Baptist Memorial Health Care as Presenting Sponsor

Registration for in-person race benefitting pancreatic cancer now open

Memphis, Tenn., July 22, 2021 – The Kosten Foundation announced Baptist Memorial Health Care as the presenting sponsor for the 11th Annual Kick It 5K benefitting pancreatic cancer research and support. The November 7th race will be in-person at Shelby Farms Park. Runners, walkers, or anyone that would like to support the race can register on the event’s website at https://kickit5k.raceroster.com/.

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Roadshow BMW Donates $6,000 to Kosten Foundation for Roadshow Gives Back Program

Roadshow BMW Donation will go towards Kosten Foundation pancreatic research efforts

Memphis, Tenn., June 25, 2021 – Roadshow BMW announced today it will donate $6,000 to the Kosten Foundation for pancreatic cancer research and support as a part of its Roadshow Gives Back Program. Kosten Foundation supporters test drove more than 100 cars to earn the maximum donation.

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Test Drive a BMW in May and Support the Kosten Foundation

Memphis, Tenn., April 29, 2021 – The Kosten Foundation is partnering with Roadshow BMW in May for their Roadshow Gives Back program that supports local charitable organizations. For every test drive between May 1 and May 30, Roadshow BMW will donate $25 to the Kosten Foundation’s fight against pancreatic cancer. The Kosten Foundation funds pancreatic cancer research and has donated more than $2.4 million to help find a cure for one of the deadliest forms of cancers. Anyone interested in participating can schedule a test drive on the Roadshow BMW website at https://www.roadshowbmw.com/contact.htm, or you can visit the dealership at 405 N. Germantown Parkway.

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Kosten Foundation Announces $175,000 in Funding for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Memphis, Tenn., January 27, 2021 – The Kosten Foundation announced today it will provide $175,000 in grants to fund three pancreatic cancer research teams. The Memphis-based pancreatic cancer nonprofit is partnering with Baptist Clinical Research Institute in Memphis, University of Texas Southwestern’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center in Dallas, Texas, and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine in McAllen Texas.

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Kosten Foundation’s 10th Annual Kick It 5K Going Virtual

Memphis, Tenn., September 1, 2020 – The Kosten Foundation has announced its 10th annual Kick It 5K will now be a virtual event hosted November 5-19 during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. The walk/run fundraiser has been rescheduled from April due to COVID-19 and rescheduled again from October to the final dates of November 5-19 to align with Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

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