American Cancer Society honors $1 million corporate donors


In addition to honoring four individuals with the ACS Medal of Honor this past weekend at their 96th annual meeting, the American Cancer Society also presented its nationwide Corporate Impact Awards to 16 corporations that, over the past year, made contributions of $1 million or more to the ACS.

Included among this year's honored corporations are three pharmaceutical companies, a pharmacy chain, a health care firm, a pair of high-tech computer companies, and a handful of retail companies. In alphabetical order, they are:

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Best Buy
Curves International
dressbarn inc
International Business Machines (IBM)
Merrill Lynch & Co
Novartis Corporation
PartyLite Gifts, Inc
Pfizer Inc
The Pampered Chef, LTD
UAL Corporation and United Airlines
Walgreen Co
WellPoint, Inc

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