Foundation, since its inception in 1999 (as of 2012), the Cigar PEG has contributed funds specifically earmarked for the Professional Speaker Benefit Fund–making the Cigar PEG the largest single contributor to the Foundation.
$140,000 USD to Laura’s
a project administered through The Hereditary Disease Foundation. http://www.hdfoundation.org
benefit John Alston, CSP, CPAE. In 2009 the Cigar PEG created an Emergency Relief Fund;
the fund has collected over $35,000
and granted the monies to the Alston Family. Additionally, in 2010, the
Cigar PEG gave the Alston Family a grant of $5,000.
to the Cardiac Arrhythmias Research & Education
(C.A.R.E.) Foundation (as of 2011). Their work supports the research and education of the Long QT
USD to Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS)
$10,000 USD to the American Cancer Society (as of
USD (through the Cigar PEG Emergency Relief Fund) to benefit Jeff
Thredgold, CSP (also Cigar PEG High Roller & Eddie Award recipient)
who was, in 2012, diagnosed with having Frontotemporal dementia.
USD to the Dutch Charity, Marathon 365 Foundation, following the
Cigar PEG’s first International event in Amsterdam. http://www.wheelofenergy.org/
USD to The Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation (NWPF). http://www.nwpf.org
USD to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD). http://www.theaftd.org/