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CART honored at symposium

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On Friday, July 23 a delegation of six Rotarians from the Carolinas and Georgia plus four of their spouses attended a Symposium honoring The CART Fund in Philadelphia. The event was scheduled to follow the closing day of an International Conference on Alzheimer’s Research so that the scientists participating and/or attending could be present. “It was for me one of the most memorable events of my almost 38 years in Rotary,” said CART Treasurer Roger Ackerman. It was planned by and CO-chaired by Dr. John Trojanowski and Dr. Sam...

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CART announces 2004 research grant University of Connecticut Health Center receives $250,000 award

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May 4, 2004 — At the annual meeting of the CART Board of Directors in Columbia, SC, the University of Connecticut Health Center was announced as the recipient of its fifth grant in the amount of $250,000.00 for research that will take place over the next two years. Dr. Robert Reenan, principal Investigator of this research, was on hand to receive the award and check. The University of Connecticut was the unanimous choice of the three scientists who reviewed all of the applications and reported their findings in a conference call with the...

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CART Named SC Angel Rotary program gives 99% of funds raised to research

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November 19, 2003 — South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced the 2003 Angels and Scrooges List at a news conference held at the State House Auditorium in Columbia. The annual designation of the best and worst charities as Angels or Scrooges has become a South Carolina tradition, receiving national recognition from news organizations, such as “Fleecing of America” on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw. Secretary Hammond stated, “As your new Secretary of State, I am happy to continue this nationally...

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CART reaches $1 million in receipts

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July 14, 2003 — CART Treasurer Roger Ackerman calls July 14 a “red letter day” for CART, as The CART Fund exceeded $ 1 million in receipts. “In anticipation of this major accomplishment, the CART Board of Directors at their annual meeting informally pledged to raise the second million much faster than the first,” said Ackerman. The Board of Directors guarantees that 100 percent of CART monies goes to research. Board approved expenses are paid from interest income, operating much in the same manner as The Rotary...

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