Call for Nominations:
The 2012 “Expect Miracles Awards”  With Sponsor American Century Investments

December 1, 2011

Honoring heroes within the Financial Community in the Fight Against Cancer

Expect Miracles Foundation - Financial Services Against Cancer is proud to announce the call for nominations for the 2012 Expect Miracles Awards, sponsored by American Century Investments. Established in 2010, the Expect Miracles Awards recognize individuals and firms within the financial community for their outstanding support and commitment to the fight against cancer. Award winners will be honored at the 19th Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards, hosted by Institutional Investor on April 5, 2012 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. Nomination submissions are due by March 5, 2012.

The categories of recognition include:

Corporate Commitment Award: Recognizes a firm that has demonstrated an organizational commitment to the fight against cancer.

Company for a Cure Award: Recognizes a firm for an innovative initiative or event in 2011 that helped to further cancer awareness and raise funds for cancer-related programs.

Miracle Maker Leadership Award: Recognizes an individual at an executive or board level who has demonstrated long-standing personal leadership in cancer advocacy.

Inspiration Contributor Award: Recognizes an individual whose personal efforts helped to ensure the success of a cancer-related project, event, or fundraising initiative during the previous year.

Past award recipients include: James E. Stowers, Jr., American Century Investments; J.Robert Jones, Jr., Bluff Point Associates; Louise Santosuosso, John Hancock Financial Services; Bernard Garil, UBS; Maureen Leary-Jargo, MFS Investment Management; Eaton Vance; The Haas Group and Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management.

“The Foundation is privileged to continue its partnership with American Century Investments, together celebrating remarkable heroes in the industry and the noble causes and charities they support, “ stated Expect Miracles Foundation’s Executive Director Christina E. Thirkell. “The Expect Miracles Awards empowers individuals to nominate their hero and celebrate the Financial Community’s valiant efforts in making a difference in the lives of cancer patients everywhere, joining the movement to make cancer history.”

“Once again, American Century Investments is honored to work with the Expect Miracles Foundation in recognizing the heroes in the financial community who are showing leadership in the global fight against cancer,” said American Century Investments Senior Vice President Mark Killen. “Our sponsorship of this initiative is a natural fit for our company given the fact that more than 40 percent of American Century Investments’ profits support research to unlock the mysteries of cancer and other gene-based diseases.”

For more information on the Expect Miracles Awards and the nomination process, please contact Christina E. Thirkell at 617-515-3241 or visit: www.ExpectMiraclesFoundation.org


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