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

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

American Century Investments, sponsor of the Expect Miracles Awards, has
joined forces with the Expect Miracles Foundation - Financial Services Against
Cancer in calling for nominations for the 2013 awards, which recognize the
financial community's commitment to fighting cancer.

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Do you know an
individual in the financial industry who has shown leadership in the fight
against cancer? How about a firm that has distinguished itself by taking steps
to help eradicate this dreaded disease? Now is the time to help recognize
these good works by submitting a nomination for the 2013 Expect Miracles
Awards, sponsored by American Century Investments.

Nominations for the awards, which are presented by the Expect Miracles
Foundation – Financial Services Against Cancer, will be accepted through Feb.
25, 2013. Winners will be announced at Institutional Investor's 20th Annual
Mutual Funds Award Gala on April 25, 2013 at the Mandarin Oriental in New York

"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 cancer and other gene-based diseases."

To nominate individuals or financial firms, visit: 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
  *Miracle Maker Leadership Award: Recognizes an individual at an executive
    or board level who has demonstrated long-standing personal leadership in
    cancer advocacy.
  *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.

"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 the Expect Miracles

Past award recipients have included: 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.

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,

About American Century Investments

American Century Investments is a leading privately-held investment management
firm, committed to delivering superior investment performance and building
long-term client relationships since 1958. Serving investment professionals,
institutions, corporations and individual investors, American Century
Investments offers a variety of actively managed investment disciplines
through an array of products including mutual funds, institutional separate
accounts, commingled trusts and sub-advisory accounts. The company's 1,300
employees serve clients from offices in New York; London; Hong Kong; Mountain
View, Calif. and Kansas City, Mo. James E. Stowers Jr. is founder of the
company, Jonathan S. Thomas is president and chief executive officer and
Enrique Chang is chief investment officer. Through its ownership structure,
more than 40 percent of American Century Investments' profits support research
to help find cures for genetically-based diseases including cancer, diabetes
and dementia.

American Century Investment Services, Inc., Distributor
©2013 American Century Proprietary Holdings, Inc.

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