Peggy's Story
3rd Annual Talk While You Walk/5k Run for Peggy Spiegler Saturday, June 25, 2011 | Cooper River Park Pennsauken NJ

Even more successful than last year. We had 300 walkers,runners and volunteers that came out in support of our event. It was a fun filled day. The proceeds will be used to support our to medical partners, the Abramson Cancer Center and the Cooper Cancer Institute. The money that we raised will help fund melanoma related programs. A heartfelt thank you to all of our sponsors, participants and donors.


Upcoming events

 

Shredding on sunday at Legacy Oaks
Sunday, April 19, 2015 | Legacy Oaks, Evesboro Medford Road, Marlton
8:30AM to 10:30AM (or until truck is full)

 
Cost: $5.00 per File Box or Grocery Paper Bag

 

Info: email: info@psmrf.org or call Neil 856-795-7840

Event info: pdf

 

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Cherry Hill Melanoma Awareness Day

Monday, May 16, 2015 | Clara Barton School, Cherry Hill
9:00AM to 11:00AM

 
The Clara Barton School in Cherry Hill will hold a Melanoma Awareness Day on May 16th from 9:00-11:00 AM. There will be free skin screenings and a UV camera at the event plus free melanoma material and sun screen to hand out.


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Shredding on sunday at Shoprite

Sunday, May 17, 2015 | ShopRite at Evesham and Springdale Roads - Cherry Hill
8:30AM to 10:30AM (or until truck is full)

 
Cost: $5.00 per File Box or Grocery Paper Bag

 

Info: email: info@psmrf.org or call Neil 856-795-7840

 

Event info: pdf

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7th Annual Talk While You Walk/5k Run for Peggy Spiegler
Saturday, June 20, 2015 (Rain or Shine)
Cooper River Park, North Park Drive and McClellan Boulevard, Pennsauken NJ

 
Registration:  Starts at  7:45 AM  
 
Skin Screening by MD Anderson at Cooper Cancer Center staff:   Starts at 7:45 AM (first come first served basis)  
 
Walk/Run Start Time:   9:15 AM 
 
Kids Activities:  begin after the Walk/Run
 
We look forward to seeing you at the start line!  Your participation will help us raise money for melanoma research and education as a loving tribute to Peggy, a truly special person.
 
You can register for this year's Walk/5k Run (USTA certified):
 
on-line through the Sign Up button on the homepage or
directly via this link http://www.firstgiving.com/psmrf/7th-annual-talk-while-you-walkrun-for-peggy-spiegler 
or by printing, completing and mailing a registration form: pdf
RUNNERS ONLY have another option to register https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/PennsaukenTwp/TalkWhileyouRunWalk5K
 
View or download a flyer with additional information about this event:  pdf
 
Either way, it's quick and easy.  When you register on-line, you will be provided with the opportunity to form or join a team and to set up a personal fundraising page so that your friends and family can help you reach your fundraising goal.  If you need any help during this process, please contact us:  info(at)psmrf.org  or psmrf.org@gmail.com or 856.795.7840
 
If you are unable to join us for this special event, we'd appreciate your support through a donation.  Funds from this year's Walk/5K Run will help fund programs at the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA  and MD Anderson at Cooper Cancer Center, Camden, NJ. 


Help us MAKE MELANOMA MEMORY !!

 
If you would like to take a more active part in helping PSMRF:
 
I'd like information about volunteering to help at this or other PSMRF events:  volunteer(at)psmrf.org
 
I'd like more information about becoming a PSMRF sponsor:   sponsor(at)psmrf.org.
 
Questions?  Contact us at 856.795.7840 or info(at)psmrf.org or at psmrf.org@gmail.com

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2015 Projected Calendar of Events


April
Shredding Event Legacy Oaks date TBA


May
15 | Melanoma Conference at Penn
17 | Shredding Event Shoprite (Projected)


June
Melanoma Conference Cooper date TBA
20 | Walk/Run(Projected)


August
21 | Golf Outing (Projected)


October
Comedy Night date TBA

 



Past Events (click on camera icon to see photo albums of our past events)

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University of Pennsylvania Presentation
January 26, 2015

 

PSMRF made its annual melanoma  presentation to the second year medical
students at University of Pennsylvania. The presentation was facilitated by
Dr. Lynn Schuchter the head of the hematology and oncology departments.. A
check was presented that will help underwrite a Melanoma Conference in May,
to support research projects, and to help pay the salary of a melanoma
clinical trial manager at the Abramson Cancer Center.


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Free skin screenings at the Cherry Hill Health and Racquet Club
January 19, 2015 | 1820 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill 08034

 

PSMRF and The Cherry Hill Health and Racquet Club collaborated on a melanoma awareness and skin
screening day. Participants were able to spend some time using the up-to-date work-out facility, Skin screenings were performed by

Dr. John D'Meilia of Cancer Care of South Jersey. The event was very well attended and deemed a great success.

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Defeat Melanoma Forum
November 1, 2014

 

PSMRF was one of the hosting foundations for a Defeat Melanoma Foundation Forum. Foundations which support melanoma research from six states attended to discuss ways that they could join together to create a national event to raise funds to fight melanoma. We are hopeful that this will help increase awareness of the disease which will lead the generation of more funding to find better treatments.

Dr. Tara Gangadhar, from Abramson Cancer Center at University of Pennsylvania, gave a presentation on the latest in melanoma research and treatments. Another meeting is scheduled for early 2015
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Casino night
November, 2014

 

PSMRF had its Third Annual Casino Night;  it  was a great success. The funds that were raised are going to the Abramson Cancer Center at University of Pennsylvania to support their melanoma research.
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April 20, 2013

 

The Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees NJ
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Casino Night
April 20, 2013

 

The Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees NJ

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Gaslight Murder Mystery Theater Dinner - Murder Mystery Dinner in honor of Chris Schenk
April 21, 2012


Voorhees, NJ


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Cooper in the Schools Programs
- Educational seminars

April 27, 2012
SafeKids New Jersey Outdoor Safety For Kids Event – Tabernacle Elementary School

May 11, 2012
SafeKids New Jersey Outdoor Safety For Kids – Boys and Girls Club of Camden

March 21, 2012
Camden City Public School Nurses Off-Site Training
January 21, 2012

Burlington County School Nurses Off-Site Training
November 15 , 2011
Collingswood – Athletic Trainers
November 8, 2011
AM Cooper Hospital – Cherry Hill Nurses

October 28, 2011
Salem County School Nurses In-service

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Salute to honor Shawn Ravitz
March 20th, 2012


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Friday, August 22, 2014

 

This event is growing each year.  More folks enjoying a day on the course; more funds going toward public education and research to find better treatments.  This year there were several staff members from MD Anderson/Cooper present who  conducted skin checks for players who wished to participate.  All in all, a fun and productive day.  P.S.  No one won the Hole in One Contest...maybe next year!

 

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Friday, August 23, 2013 - 11:00 AM Shotgun

 

We had 104 golfers and 117 folks for dinner on McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links beautiful, newly expanded, open air deck which overlooks the gorgeous 18th fairway.  Library III provided delicious buffet.  Accolades from the heart were provided by friends of Coach Wilk including EHT School Superintendent Scott McCartney, Coach Ryan Smith, college friend Don Devlin, and Neil Spiegler of the Peggy Spiegler Melanoma Research Foundation. 


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Friday, July 20, 2012

 

Tee off at 2:00 PM.  McCullough's Emerald Golf Links, 3016 Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor
Township, NJ

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Golf tournament - PSMRF Golf Outing at McCullough's Emerald Golf Links honoring George Wilkinson
October 22, 2011


Our 1st Annual Golf Tournament to honor George Wilkinson was a
great success.  We were pleased that "Coach Wilk" was able to join us for
the festivities.  And, Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point NJ received a grant from funds raised at this event.


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Shredding Events

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Evesham and Springdale Roads - Cherry Hil NJ

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Evesboro Medford Road, Marlton NJ

Sunday, October 13, 2013

9910 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia

Sunday, April 28, 2013
11000 Roosevelt Blvd. ,  Philadelphia, PA
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Evesham and Springdale Roads, Cherry Hill, NJ
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Legacy Oaks, Marlton, NJ

Sunday, September 23th, 2012
ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA
Sunday, April 29, 2012
ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Clubhouse Parking Lot

Saturday, October 15, 2011
Sam's, Freehold, NJ
Sunday, September 11th, 2011
ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, May 22, 2011
ShopRite, Cherry Hill, NJ

Sunday, September 10, 2011
Boscov's, Voorhees, NJ

Sunday, October, 2010
ShopRite, Cherry Hill NJ

 

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Melanoma Awareness Day with the Camden Riversharks

August, 2010.

$5 of each ticket sold was used toward melanoma research.

 

 

 

 

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8th Annual Focus on Melanoma Conference

Friday, May 13, 2011

Hilton Hotel City Avenue
Registration Open: OncoLink.org/Conference/Melanoma

 

 

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6th Annual Talk While You Walk/5k Run for Peggy Spiegler 
Saturday, June 21, 2014 | Cooper River Park Pennsauken NJ 

 

Even more successful than previous years!   More than 300  walkers, runners and volunteers participated in the activities.  The proceeds from this event will be used to support our medical partners' melanoma related programs, the Abramson Cancer Center and the MD Anderson Cooper Cancer Center. Thanks to all who came out in support of this major event for PSMRF.


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5th Annual Talk While You Walk/5k Run for Peggy Spiegler
Saturday, June 22, 2013 | Cooper River Park Pennsauken NJ

 

2013 was our most successful event yet!  More than 300  walkers, runners and volunteers came out in support of PSMRF. It was a fun filled beautiful day in Cooper River Park.  The proceeds from this event will be used to support our medical partners' melanoma related programs, the Abramson Cancer Center and the Cooper Cancer Institute. A heartfelt thank you to all of our sponsors, participants and donors.


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2nd Annual Talk While You Walk/5K Run for Peggy Spiegler
June, 2010 | Cooper River Park Pennsauken NJ

 

Thanks to our sponsors and to the hundreds of walkers/runners who turned out for this family event. Proceeds benefited education and research funding.

 

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1st Annual Walk While You Talk for Peggy Spiegler

July, 2009 | Cooper River Park Pennsauken NJ

Our first event was tremendously successful. Many sponsors and walkers came out for the Walk. Tens of thousands of dollars were raised and donated to melanoma research in several local research centers.

 



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