SSMRF May News

Dash registrations are now open for 2016!

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With distances for everyone, the St.George Bank Beachside Dash will return on Sunday 11 September. In 2016, SSMRF is committed to investigating the impact that exercise can have during cancer treatment. Our goal is to raise $20,000 – the equivalent of an entire medical research seed grant. So, get your team together, and register now to benefit from early-bird prices! Or click here to fundraise $100 & get your entry for free!

How will your gift make a difference?

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There’s still plenty of time to make a fully tax-deductible donation before the end of the financial year. But what does SSMRF do with the generous gifts that we receive? If you haven’t already done so, click here to read our Tax Appeal. It explains why medical research is vital to the future of our region & also how it may impact your health! Then to beat the June 30 deadline, call our office on (02) 9098 4040 or simply donate online.

Our SSMRF 2015 Annual Report is now available

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Another way to discover the impact that SSMRF is having within our hospitals is to read our 2015 Annual Report. Filled with a selection of the achievements of our researchers, as well as real patient stories & revolutionary medical advancements – you’ll be amazed by the innovation that is happening in our local area. Click here to read about some of our highlights from last year & to see some of our favourite photos!

B-xponential – connecting local businesses to our hospitals

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Thank you to everyone who recently attended the B-xponential business seminar & to Bx for naming SSMRF as their charity of choice on the day. Close to $2,000 was raised, with guests keen to connect their businesses to our expanding network. So, while we’re in the process of establishing new business partnerships, please contact us if you would like to get involved.

Neurocritical Care Symposium 2016

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More than 150 leading doctors and nurses attended the inaugural Neurocritical Care Symposium held in the St.George Bank auditorium in Kogarah on Monday 6 June. The symposium attracted international expert, Professor David Menon, as the keynote speaker acknowledging the hospital’s reputation and the research undertaken there. Click here to read the full story on The Leader website.

Congratulations to all St George Local Business Award finalists

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Precedent Productions were also very generous at their recent St George Local Business Awards, where over $3,000 was raised. Enriching our community is part of our mission statement, and it was wonderful to see so many passionate business leaders giving back to their customers by supporting SSMRF. Every dollar counts, and we are always looking for new fundraising ideas. So, please get in touch if you think you can help!

Shout out

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Tickets are selling fast for The Lioness Club of the Sutherland Shire’s 2016 Luncheon and Fashion Parade. This is guaranteed to be an afternoon of fun & frivolity at the Cronulla Sharks Rugby League Football Club on Friday 29th of July. The Lionesses will donate all the proceeds of this event to support SSMRF. So, for all the event details and to book your table now, see below:

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Please contact event@ssmrf.com.au to learn more about The Michael Tynan Memorial Walk.