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Project Hero: Calling Cancer Patients and Survivors

HERO:  Health  Empowerment  & Recovery  Outcomes 

Body-mind and  Body Training  for Cancer Fighters  and Survivors 

BE STRONG: BE A HERO 

Strengthen your health and become a HERO to fight cancer through a study at  The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Our study examines the effects of  body and body-mind training on the health of cancer fighters and survivors.  Men of all physical activity levels may take part. Payment is provided for  those who participate.  

To see if you qualify, call us at 732-258-6045,  or e-mail ProjectHERO@cinj.rutgers.edu 

You may qualify if you: 

• Have ever been diagnosed with cancer 

• Are age 55 or older 

All participants will be asked to complete surveys and  assessments. Some participants may be assigned to body  or body-mind training classes (you may bring an adult  companion too).  

 


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September, 2018 Propeller

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT
AT QUADRANGLE CLUB


FOR ENTREPRENEURS,
NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS
Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres
33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ
6 P, TUESDAY, September 11th, 2018
Speaker: Rich Hollingsworth ’71
Director of Operations, High Asset Tagging, Tego, Inc.
“Radio-Frequency ID in Aerospace, Life Sciences & Beyond:
Collecting, Storing, Managing and Using Intelligent Asset Data”
Managing high value assets, by simple Internet of Things (IoT) connection to “Big Data,” leads to
inefficiencies in handling large volumes of disparate data over long periods (e.g., decades). Asset
identification by reading barcode or RFID EPC and sending to “Big Data” to retrieve asset data is
likewise limiting, where Internet protocols don’t make sense due to cost, latency, or environmental
conditions. But “intelligent assets” use RFID tags with asset data permanently stored on the asset and
read by a simple RFID reader --- eliminating the need for “Big Data.” After describing how Tego delivers
its high memory RFID technology core “intelligent assets” in the aerospace and life science industries,
Rich Hollingsworth will delineate the semiconductor and software development challenges yet to be
met, before “intelligent assets” can be extended to many other industries.
Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org
NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER: Tuesday, October 9th (6 P)


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June 2020 Propeller

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

 

A PRINCETON PROPELLER ZOOM EVENT

 

UWMA @ QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

 

Please Join Us with Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

WHEREVER YOU ARE

 

7 P, EASTERN TIME (USA) -- TUESDAY, June 9th, 2020
Speaker: David Herman, MD
Chair, Infection Control, Penn Medicine Princeton Health
“An Up-to-Date Briefing on COVID-19 Infection:
And Dealing with this Pandemic at the Local Level”
Over the past few months, many of us have expanded our virology and infectious disease awareness.
Likewise, epidemiologists, researchers and front-line health care workers have garnered an enhanced
respect from a grateful public. So, it is with special pleasure that the Propellers welcome Infectious
Disease specialist David Herman for a global perspective on our historic pandemic. In particular, he will
discuss how epidemiologists determine the contagiousness of infectious diseases, then delve into the
different types of laboratory testing for SARS-CoV-2, and their attendant implications for controlling
infection spread. He will then delineate changes Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center has implemented
in response to COVID-19. You may find his facts bracing, but the power of human resilience will also be on
offer. Please note: Zoom Propellers now reach a national (and global) audience, so it’s important to
register: the first 300 people who sign up by June 7th will receive the “Join Meeting Link” on June 8th.


To Receive ZOOM LINK: Registration Required by June 7th via propellers.princetonaaa.org


NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER: Tuesday, September 8th (7 P)
 

 


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2020 Annual Dinner and Meeting

We welcome as our honored guests Xiyue Wang GS and his wife Hua Qu.  Tom Swift '76, PA3's President, will lead a fireside chat with Xiyue and Hua to discuss Xiyue's three-year imprisonment in Iran and the current regime there.  Questions will be taken but only if submitted in advance via email.

We will also be electing directors.  The event kicks off at 6:30 for casual get togethers; business begins at 7:00 and the Fireside Chat will begin around 7:20.  Breakout rooms will be provided at the end of the meeting.

Festive Orange + Black Attire is encouraged

In view of the unusual circumstances this year, we have arranged with Princeton-based Olsson’s on Palmer Square for a Grazing Box with an orange and black theme for PA3 members who may want hors d'ouevres for the meeting. A special Princeton-themed cookie is also available separately.  Please make individual arrangements directly with Olssons no later than October 26 at this link.

Registrations can be made here . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Contact Mo Chen here with any questions.


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PA3 Annual Meeting ( Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM )
Location: Zoom

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Join the Tigers Helping NJ

A message from Sunny Sandhu '20:

We're excited to share the #TigersHelpingNJ campaign that was independently organized by Princeton athletes, current and alums, in support of Connect for COVID-19, a nonprofit organization raising money to donate devices to quarantined hospital patients who have no way of staying connected to their family. This group of Princeton students and alums started a fundraising campaign challenging members of the Princeton athlete family to support this cause with a focus on donating as many devices as possible to the state of the New Jersey. They enlisted the support of legendary athlete alumni like Jason Garrett, Craig Robinson, Dean Cain, and many more to raise almost $14,000 in donations in one week! You can read about them in our very own Daily Princetonian point to that impact.

In partnership with the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund, they will be donating these funds for the purchase of tablets for NJ hospitals in need. Every $1,000 raised means that another 200 families will be connected. There are few ways you can support:

 

  1. Donate directly to the GoFundMe:  https://www.gofundme.com/f/tigershelpingnjDonations above $1K are tax deductible. 
  2. Involve your organization to consider matching their fundraised amount of $14,000 to purchase tablets for NJ hospitals with Covid-19 patients. 
  3. Engage your organization to donate excess devices to this cause.  

 

If you have social media, please share with others the information about this cause here on their website: https://www.dhcproject.org/tigershelpingnj

And please continue the movement by challenging your classmates to support this cause. You can make a video and post on social media like many alumni have done, or simply make a call and connect us with others in your Tiger family so that we can connect as many patients to their families as possible.

 

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