Call for Nominations: 2013 Expect Miracles Awards Sponsored by American Century Investments

  Call for Nominations: 2013 Expect Miracles Awards Sponsored by American
  Century Investments

 Recognizing Financial Companies and Individuals Dedicated to Fighting Cancer

Business Wire

BOSTON -- January 10, 2013

Nominations are now being accepted for the 4^th Annual Expect Miracles Awards,
sponsored by American Century Investments. Expect Miracles Foundation –
Financial Services Against Cancer presents the Expect Miracles Awards on an
annual basis to individuals and firms within the financial community who have
demonstrated outstanding support, commitment, and dedication to the fight
against cancer.

“It is an absolute honor to align with American Century Investments, a valued
and committed partner, to bring the Expect Miracles Awards to life for the
fourth year. The Foundation is dedicated to recognizing and supporting the
bold efforts, vast contributions, and powerful vision of the financial
community's fight against cancer. Our aim is that others will be inspired by
their dynamic accomplishments and join the movement to make cancer history,”
stated Christina Thirkell, Executive Director of Expect Miracles Foundation.

These prestigious awards will be presented at Institutional Investor’s 20^th
Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards Gala, where the Foundation has been
selected as “Charity of Choice” for the seventh year. The event will be held
on April 25, 2013 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in NYC with an audience
comprised of over 500 of the top leaders in the financial industry. The
nomination deadline is February 25, 2013. Anyone can nominate a firm or

Categories of recognition include:

Corporate Commitment Award: Recognizes a firm that has demonstrated a strong
organizational commitment to the fight against cancer by furthering cancer
awareness or contributing significant funds to a cancer related cause.

Miracle Maker Leadership Award: Recognizes an individual at an executive or
board level who has demonstrated long-standing personal leadership in cancer

Inspirational Contributor Award: Recognizes an individual whose personal
efforts helped to ensure the success of a cancer-related project, event, or
fundraising initiative in 2012.

Nomination Form:

“Once again, we’re proud to be back as primary sponsor of the Expect Miracles
Awards, a wonderful program that seeks to recognize those in our industry who
are passionate about winning the global fight against cancer,” said American
Century Investments Chief Client Officer Americas Peter Cieszko. “This is a
cause that is near and dear to all of us at American Century. In fact, thanks
to our unique ownership structure, more than 40 percent of our profits fund
research to find cures for cancers and other gene-based diseases.”

A sample of past award recipients includes: CIBC, Huntington Bank, Eaton Vance
Corp., The Haas Group at Merrill Lynch, Stephen J. Czech of Czech Asset
Management L.P. and the Mikey Czech Foundation, Dee Dee Ricks of Ricks
Consulting Group, Inc., John London of Suttonbrook Capital Management and
Solving Kids Cancer, and Robert Jones of Bluff Point Associates.

For more information on the Expect Miracles Awards and the nomination process,
please contact Christina E. Thirkell at 617-515-3241.

About Expect Miracles Foundation:
Expect Miracles Foundation – Financial Services Against Cancer is one of the
leading advocates in the fight against cancer within the financial services
industry. Proceeds benefit cancer patient care initiatives nationwide and
cutting edge research at the Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science at
the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. To learn more visit,

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Expect Miracles Foundation
Christina Thirkell, 617-515-3241
Executive Director
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