The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) is looking for one marketing intern for the Spring 2014 semester. Must have strong social media, time management, writing and presentation building skills / design is a plus. The internship will be for qualified college course credit only, this is a non-paid internship. Internship will work at PMC offices in Needham between 10-20 hrs. per week. Projected start date by February 3, 2014. If interested please email resume to Bill Alfano (firstname.lastname@example.org) – no phone calls or walk-ins please.
A quarter of a century is how long Bill Snapper, 53, of Holliston, Mass. has been riding in and raising money for the Pan-Mass Challenge. He first achieved Heavy Hitter status in 1998 and has since continued to be a top fundraiser for the annual bike-a-thon, to date raising nearly $163,900 for the cause.
"Fifteen years ago, I had the honor of accepting the 1999 PMC check for $8.7 million. That moment transformed me from a PMC observer to a committed member of Billy’s team. This August I completed my 14th PMC. So much has changed over the past 14 years, stunning advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, this years PMC check is $30 million greater the 1999 check, and who would have believed that the Red Sox would have just won their 3rd World Series.
Sarah Couture, 14, is a 2013 PMC Pedal Partner and a cancer survivor who has grown-up living, breathing and playing soccer. When she was diagnosed with aplastic anemia in 2012 and began treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund Clinic, it was no surprise that a black and white soccer ball helped to pull her through her cancer experience.
In 2007, Boston resident John FitzGerald lost his father, former Mass. State Representative Kevin W. FitzGerald, to sarcoma. Not only did John lose a parent, the Mission Hill and Jamaica Plain communities lost a passionate leader who had represented their interests for 27 years.