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2021 Grant Recipients Announced

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Join us on Monday, May 3, 5:30-8:30pm, to hear from the SIX grant recipients who were selected for the 2021 class of researchers! Our Annual Board Meeting will be held virtually, and you can register one of two ways… If you are a Rotarian who uses DACdb, click here. If you are a non-Rotarian, or one who does not use DACdb, click here to register. Everyone registered will receive an email over the weekend with the log-in credentials. We are pleased to announce the award of another ONE MILLION DOLLARS in research grants this year thanks to the efforts of our amazing volunteers. We would be remiss if we didn’t also thank the wonderful research review panel,...

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Vacation Raffle Benefits CART

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Dean Lutz, long time Lincolnton (NC) Rotarian and dedicated supporter of CART, has served as his club’s CART chair for several years.  He and his wife own a beautiful mountain home in Blowing Rock, NC.  It’s not rented out, they keep it available only for family and occasional visits with friends.  He recently offered a two night/three day weekend stay to be used in a raffle to help the RC of Lincolnton (NC-D7670) reach their goal of $1,000.  Every CART donation of $25 got one ticket for the drawing, which was scheduled for the club’s spring “socially distanced” fling at the local YMCA pavilion on March 27th.  Through...

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Heart for CART

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February may be universally known as “heart month” thanks to a special mid-month holiday. But Four Seasons Rotary (NC) put the focus on the brain with their 2nd Annual Heart for CART fundraiser at The Brandy Bar in Hendersonville, NC. There was physically-distanced fun and fellowship, and the owner of the venue, Brenda Coates, was presented a Rotary/CART jersey as a “thank you” for their continued support. Presenting the jersey was Rotary District 7670 CART Chair Michele Garashi-Ellick and Club CART Chair Cristina...

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CART Fund Boot Camp: Episode 4

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We are pleased to present the latest training video in our “Boot Camp” series to assist our volunteers with new and unique ideas for fundraising and public relations. You can find the episodes on our YouTube channel by clicking here. Be sure to “subscribe” to the channel to be notified of new videos as they are uploaded, & click the “like” button...

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CART Fund Boot Camp: Episode 3

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We are pleased to present the latest training video in our “Boot Camp” series to assist our volunteers with new and unique ideas for fundraising and public relations. You can find the episodes on our YouTube channel by clicking here. Be sure to “subscribe” to the channel to be notified of new videos as they are uploaded, & click the “like” button...

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Morehead City (NC) Rotary Sponsors Balsam Range Concert for CART

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The Rotary Club of Morehead City is hosting the 2018 International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year, Balsam Range, April 9, 2021, at Glad Tidings Church. An in person or live stream ticket is $30.00 via https://rotarymhc.weebly.com/. Balsam Range has become one of the genre’s most award-winning acts. Since forming in 2007, the group has garnered 13 IBMA awards on the heels of 8 critically-acclaimed albums. Balsam Range has left audiences spellbound while headlining major festivals from coast-to-coast, selling out venues across the nation and in multiple appearances at the Grand Ole Opry. In addition to winning Entertainer of the Year,...

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CART Fund “Boot Camp”: Episode 2

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We are pleased to present a new series of training videos to assist our volunteers with new and unique ideas for fundraising and public relations. You can find the first 3 episodes on our YouTube channel by clicking here. Be sure to “subscribe” to the channel to be notified of new videos as they are uploaded, & click the “like” button...

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Dr. Catherine Diaz-Asper

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Dr. Catherine Diaz-Asper is a professor at Marymount University. She was the recipient of a research grant from #TheCARTFund in 2020, receiving $125,000 for her studies. Learn more about her research by watching her recent presentation to The CART Fund board here. CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) is a grassroots effort created by Rotary Clubs to provide cutting edge research to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Learn more or donate online at www.cartfund.org. 100% of all donated funds go to research. Since its inception, CART has awarded more than $9 million in research grants to some of the most respected institutions in the country....

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CART Fund “Boot Camp” – Episode 1

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We are pleased to present a new series of training videos to assist our volunteers with new and unique ideas for fundraising and public relations. You can find the first 3 episodes on our YouTube channel by clicking here. Be sure to “subscribe” to the channel to be notified of new videos as they are uploaded, & click the “like” button...

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Dr. Marius Wernig

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Dr. Marius Wernig is a professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was the recipient of a research grant from #TheCARTFund in 2020, receiving $250,000 for his studies. Learn more about his research by watching his recent presentation to The CART Fund board here. CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) is a grassroots effort created by Rotary Clubs to provide cutting edge research to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Learn more or donate online at www.cartfund.org. 100% of all donated funds go to research. Since its inception, CART has awarded more than $9 million in research grants to some of the most respected...

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Dr. Na Zhao

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Dr. Na Zhao is an assistant professor of Neuroscience at the Mayo Institute in Jacksonville, FL. She was the recipient of a $250,000 research grant from #TheCARTFund in 2020. Learn more about her research by watching her presentation to the CART Board here. CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) is a grassroots effort created by Rotary Clubs to provide cutting edge research to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Learn more or donate online at www.cartfund.org. 100% of all donated funds go to research. Since its inception, CART has awarded more than $9 million in research grants to some of the most respected institutions in the country....

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Dr. Maj-Linda Selenica

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Dr. Selenica is an assistant professor at the Sanders Brown Center for Aging at the University of Kentucky. She was the recipient of a $125,000 grant from #TheCARTFund in 2020 for her research. Learn more about her research by watching her presentation to the CART Board here. CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) is a grassroots effort created by Rotary Clubs to provide cutting edge research to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Learn more or donate online at www.cartfund.org. 100% of all donated funds go to research. Since its inception, CART has awarded more than $9 million in research grants to some of the most respected institutions in...

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