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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., an international collegiate and nonprofit community service organization, plans to raise $1 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. This commitment comes just as the organization approaches its 100th anniversary in 2022 with the focus on celebrating this centennial milestone by reflecting on a long history of philanthropy, love for community and making a positive impact on the kids and families at St. Jude. 

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 2,400 registered triathletes from all 50 states will descend upon Shelby Farms Park, one of the largest urban parks in the country, to compete in the inaugural St. Jude IRONMAN® 70.3® Memphis triathlon on Saturday, Oct. 2, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday while soaring through space, the four astronauts on the Inspiration4 mission hosted a video call of a lifetime for several "stars" back on Earth – that is, children being treated for cancer and other catastrophic diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This September, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, world-renowned artist Romero Britto will lend his talents to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and its fundraising efforts behind Inspiration4, the world's first all-civilian mission to orbit.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of elementary-age innovators and fundraisers took part in the St. Jude Inspiration4 Science Fair during the past school year with classmates and reached for the stars to support kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® as part of the fundraising campaign for Inspiration4, the world's first all-civilian mission to orbit Earth.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- From coast to coast, thousands of St. Jude supporters will be stepping outside on Sept. 25 to walk, run and fundraise for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® through its virtual St. Jude Walk/Run for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Participants have the option to use the St. Jude Walk/Run mobile app in the Apple app store and on Google Play. 

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mempho Music Festival – known familiarly as Mempho Fest – named St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® the benefiting charity partner for its fourth annual three-day event Oct. 1-3 at Radians Amphitheater at Memphis Botanic Garden. Mempho Fest attracts a long list of artists and fans to the City of Memphis and celebrates the fact that many genres of music have roots in the city, including soul, gospel, rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Emily Greer, a 30-year executive leader for ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, and current Chief Administrative Officer, has announced plans to retire on Dec. 31, 2021.

Danny Ray Smith, 65, of Knoxville, formerly of Morristown, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2021.