Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Alex Scott's mission to help other pediatric cancer patients continues through the Wynnewood-based Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Alexandra "Alex" Scott was not your typical 8-year-old. Diagnosed with neuroblastoma around her 1st birthday, she defied the expectations of her doctor's by beating the cancer and learning to walk. At 4, she suffered a setback when she learned the cancer had reappeared. In the hospital after her stem cell transplant, Alex told her mother of her dream—to open a lemonade stand to raise money for her hospital to help other children with pediatric cancer. Specifically, the little girl wanted to raise $1 million. And…
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Football players and enthusiasts gathered in Horsham on Saturday to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand.
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- Jason Renard
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Hundreds of football players and enthusiasts gathered at Dennis F. Landis Memorial Park in Horsham on Saturday afternoon with one goal in mind – to raise money and awareness for Alex’s Lemonade Stand during the fourth annual Lemon Bowl. Alex’s Lemonade Stand is a foundation dedicated to raising funds and awareness for childhood cancer. "We started with one team and it worked out and has grown to this," Lemon Bowl co-founder Jackie Maleno said of the 22 teams and more than 200 players. The flag football tournament is estimated to raise between $7,000 and $10,000 today alone. Every year since the inception of the Lemon Bowl the participation has grown with teams coming from Bucks and Montgomery counties, as well as Philadelphia, Lancaster, …
Friday, January 13, 2012
Harry Rose of The Rose Group will be honored for his efforts in helping to raise $2.4 million for the organization over the past six years.
Harry Rose of The Rose Group, which operates Applebee’s in Newtown, will be honored by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation this weekend at the organization’s annual gala, the Lemon Ball. Rose will be awarded the 2012 Alex Scott Crystal Cup by the organization, which raises money to fight pediatric cancer. Over the past six years, The Rose Group has raised more than $2.4 million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. “For the past six years, The Rose Group, under the leadership of Chairman Harry Rose, has made it a priority to see Alex's dream of eradicating childhood cancer come to life,” said Gillian Kocher, a spokesperson for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The Rose Group, which operates 59 Applebee's restaurants and four Corner Bakery Cafés in …