January 2018 | E-Newsletter
Missouri Cures Education Foundation is a statewide non-profit alliance working to promote & protect medical advances to improve the health of Missourians and stimulate the economy in our state. Donations are tax-deductible & support education and outreach programs.
Director's Notes:
We are kicking off the new year with a new look thanks to Tim Rodgers and Sam Schmiz of Rodgers Townsend ad agency. The new look will be incorporated into our social media, newsletter and printed materials.  

Please help me welcome Ellie Hayes to Missouri Cures. Ellie is the new Missouri Cures Education Foundation’s Outreach Director and can be reached at EHayes@MissouriCures.org. Ellie has an extensive background working on ballot initiatives around the country and coordinating outreach efforts. Ellie grew up in Missouri and returned to the state two years ago. I hope you will be able to meet Ellie at one of the volunteer appreciation breakfasts we will hold around the state in 2018.

Warmest Regards,

Dena Ladd
Executive Director
Missouri Cures
In Remembrance:
Missouri Cures lost a friend and important supporter this month, Adina Chaya Talve-Goodman. Adina and her mother, Rabbi Susan Talve were instrumental in helping pass the Missouri Stem Cell Amendment in 2006. Adina, at the time, was on the waiting list to receive a heart. She eventually received a heart transplant and went on to become an accomplished writer. Her passion, grace and kindness will be missed. Memorial contributions may be made in Adina’s honor to The Adina Fund for Early Childhood Education at Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63108 or to St. Louis Children’s Hospital or Siteman Cancer Center.
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