Aflac's Duckprints award recipients —
"Thanks to the support of our partners at Aflac, WSB Radio and
Attendees also heard the story of
While cancer remains the most prevalent cause of death by disease for children, all pediatric cancers combined receive less than 4 percent of federal funding for cancer research, according to the
"It is Aflac's mission to eradicate childhood cancer, and each member of the company embraces this mission and has for more than 20 years,"
As part of the grassroots Duckprints campaign that began in 2013, Aflac is calling on people across America to become active in the cause. Aflac is donating
Aflac also created a website (aflacduckprints.com) that enables users to nominate unsung heroes in their community who have made a difference in the lives of children and families facing cancer. People can follow the Aflac Duck on his journey to hospitals around the country honoring those who have made a difference in the fight against childhood cancer. In addition, merchandise such as plush Aflac ducks and Duckprints-related T-shirts, slippers and other items are available for purchase at aflacduckprints.com, with all of the net proceeds going toward the treatment and research of childhood cancer.
About Duckprints Award recipient
Scott initiated the WSB Radio Care-a-Thon for the
Scott is a rare two-time winner of the
Scott has been with WSB Radio since 1984 as a producer, show host and helicopter traffic reporter. His career includes all facets of media since 1970. He was won numerous news, programming and advertising awards since his broadcasting career began at the age of 15. In fact, his first award was an
He is a graduate of
About Aflac Duckprints Award recipient
Dorothy served as the first executive director of
At the end of
Ellanor's parents took her to
Ellanor's father, Patrick, a high school lacrosse coach, knew it would be hard to devote a lot of time to his team when Ellanor was diagnosed and decided to skip a season. But when the players heard the news, they wouldn't have it. Instead, he continued to coach, and the team formed the nonprofit Lax for
Ellanor was declared in remission after the first month of treatment.
"We will be forever grateful for the
When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For six decades, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In
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