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Sunday, July 27, 2008

07/26/08 In memory of those who have died from cancer and in honor of those who are battling it

Swimmers dive in to fund cancer research

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... and corporate donors. The Swim Across America event is also being held in Nassau and Suffolk counties, in Greenwich, Conn., and in Chicago, Boston and San Francisco. 'It's such a great feeling to be able to fight back this disease,' said Tony ..

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Greenwich Swim

Thank you for making the 2008 SAA event a huge success!

Greenwich swimmers, volunteers and supporters: Thank you for a fantastic event and a fabulous kick-off to the 2008 Swim Across America season. The weather was perfect, the water was still and over 100 Greenwich swimmers raised almost $200,000. View our:

Swim Day Video

New for 2008..... we added a 1/2 mile swim option, in addition to our mile-and-a-half swim which will begin at Greenwich Point (Tod’s Point) and head north to the serene shore of our beneficiary’s headquarters.

Swimmers, boaters, kayakers, sponsors and volunteers made this event a huge success! Swim Across America is proud to team up with the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). In 2001, Edward and Barbara Netter founded ACGT -- the nation’s only foundation dedicated exclusively to funding cancer gene therapy research. ACGT's extremely sophisticated research supports different approaches to gene therapy and makes critically important discoveries as researchers try to realize an effective alternative to the treatment and management of cancer....

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