EE Spotlight on: Nickie Boston

Posted by on Apr 20, 2014 in Blog, Emily's Entourage Blog | 0 comments

Today, we are very excited to continue “The EE Board Spotlight Series,” which highlights different members of the Emily’s Entourage Board of Directors. The goal of the “Spotlight Series” is to provide the random, funny, interesting and revealing information that you just don’t find in a formal bio paragraph. This week, we are thrilled to spotlight Nickie Boston! My name is: Nickie Boston Last TV show I watched is: Anthony Bourdain- Parts Unknown Last song I listened to is: Listening to Pandora...

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THE Emily of Emily’s Entourage Speaks at Tulane University

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Blog, Emily's Entourage Blog | 0 comments

SPOTTED: THE Emily, of Emily’s Entourage, motivating a room full of 100+ Tulane students to get out and make a difference by choosing a path of action in their lives. Okay, so maybe Emily’s presence in New Orleans last week isn’t being documented by celebrity blogs, but walking around with Emily on campus at Tulane does feel like being a part of a rock star’s entourage. Her name is chalked all across campus and you literally cannot turn your head without seeing a spirited Tulane student...

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Emily’s Tips for Cultivating Super-Patients

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Blog, Emily's Entourage Blog | 0 comments

When it comes to managing life with a chronic illness, taking all your medications and following your treatment regimen isn’t as simple as you might think. In fact, it’s often really hard. That’s what Emily sought out to remind health care providers and policymakers at a March 11-12 conference, “Promoting Appropriate Medication Use: a Collaborative Strategy,” held by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a national initiative of the U.S. Department of Health & Human...

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Lobs of Love: A ladies round robin doubles tournament to benefit Emily’s Entourage

Posted by on Feb 23, 2014 in Blog, Emily's Entourage Blog | 0 comments

On Tuesday, February 4th, we were delighted to cheer on 28 fabulous women as they demonstrated their best serves, forehands and backhands for a great cause. They participated in a round robin doubles tournament to raise funds for Emily’s Entourage at the Youth Legacy Tennis and Education Center. Not only were we thoroughly impressed with their agility and tennis moves, but we also were completely touched by their generosity. After two rounds of play, a semi-final and championship match,...

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Emily speaks about Jewish Genetic Diseases at Har Zion Temple

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

On January 12th, Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley, PA presented a program entitled ‘“Fitting into Your Genes: Jewish Genetic Diseases — Data, Dilemmas and Decisions.” The discussions covered hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, ethical dilemmas, among other topics. The Victor Center from Einstein Medical Center was onsite to provide screenings for 19 genetic diseases common among people of Jewish descent. Our very own Emily spoke to the audience about her everyday trials and...

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Fabulous February Events for Emily’s Entourage

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Blog, Emily's Entourage Blog | 0 comments

February is full of fitness and fun in support of Emily’s Entourage and our quest to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. Mark your calendars and join us for the following events: Tuesday, February 4: “Lobs of Love” at Legacy Youth Tennis Center in Philadelphia Emily’s Entourage is counting on YOU to help serve up a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. Join us for a ladies round robin doubles tournament on Tuesday, February 4, at the Legacy Youth Tennis Center in Philadelphia, from 10 am – 12 pm. Lunch...

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