ESPN: Yankees join Summitt for cause

ESPN: Yankees join Summitt for cause

By Ian Begley NEW YORK — Legendary coach Pat Summitt continued her public battle against Alzheimer’s disease on Sunday. Summitt and her son, Tyler, were at Yankee Stadium to launch “Worldwide Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.” Summitt, the former University of Tennessee women’s hoops coach, has early onset Alzheimer’s. “Tyler and I have joined the battle against Alzheimer’s not just for us but for the millions affected by this disease,” she said in a video message posted on the JumboTron. The 61-year-old Summitt, who is the NCAA’s all-time winningest coach (man or woman) with 1,098 career victories, hung out in the dugout shortly before the first pitch of Sunday’s Yankees-Orioles game. She was introduced behind home plate with members of the Alzheimer’s Association. Summitt was greeted warmly by the crowd and shook hands and took pictures with Yankees manager Joe Girardi. Summitt called her battle with Alzheimer’s her “toughest opponent yet” in a video message, but added, “together, we will win.” Read more from...

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Citywide Partnership Recognized for Energy Efficiency Leadership Nashville Energy Works Yields Millions in Economic Growth, Homeowner Savings

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (August 19, 2013) – On August 29th, Mayor Karl Dean, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Nashville Electric Service (NES) will be honored for their leadership and support of the Nashville Energy Works (NEW) energy efficiency program. Since its inception, NEW has boosted consumer savings, expanded the local green workforce and helped revitalize target areas of the city. The awards presentation will be accompanied by a seminar covering various energy efficiency topics and a panel discussion on energy efficiency opportunities in the Southeast, presented by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA)and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and hosted by Baker Donelson and Southeast Green. Read SEEA’s Press...

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