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All that Jazz: Success of the 2024 New Horizons in Science Dinner

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A night of jazz and jubilation in Melbourne at the fifth KCNQ2 Cure New Horizons in Science Dinner on April 11th. Volunteers decked out in New Orleans masks transformed host venue ANZ Bank into a “Big Easy” nightclub and welcomed guests with Mardi Gras beads, signature cocktails, and champagne. Jamming at the keyboard was the…

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How do matching gift programs work?

What is a matching gift? A matching gift is a charitable donation your company gives on your behalf. It is based on donations you’ve provided an organization. How do companies decide which organizations to support? According to Double the Donation, “restrictions for eligibility ultimately fall to the employer, but the most common restriction is for…

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KCNQ2 Cure Down Under “New Horizons” Fundraiser Breaks Record

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The fourth KCNQ2 Cure New Horizons in Science Dinner smashed fundraising records for KCNQ2 Cure Down Under.  The dinner in Melbourne, Australia raised $160,000 for medical research to find a cure for KCNQ2 — double the previous amount.  The dinner showcases star scientists from around the world and raises awareness about KCNQ2 genetic epilepsy. KCNQ2…

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GLOCAL – Brews for KCNQ2

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On Saturday, October 19th we got a chance to celebrate our community, raise some money and awareness for KCNQ2 Cure. We hosted an event at the Silver Branch Brewing Company in Silver Spring, Maryland. Silver Branch hosts a monthly charity event and we managed to get the slot for October. From 1:00 to 4:00 we…

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Support KCNQ2 Cure Alliance every time you shop on Amazon

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Donating to the KCNQ2 Cure Alliance is as easy as shopping online… literally! You can give even more when you sign up for AmazonSmile – a simple and automatic way to donate to the Foundation while you shop on Amazon. The best part? It costs nothing to you! How it works: Amazon will donate 0.5%…

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New Horizons of Pluto, Jupiter, and KCNQ2

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  Hi Everyone – Welcome to our new blog. We want to keep you updated on some of the some of the great things so many people are doing on behalf of those with KCNQ2. We would like begin by extending a very special thank you to Tony Gleason. Some of you may have met…

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