Press On by Nat Simkins

By cdharrisonws · March 9, 2022

When you grow up in Augusta, Georgia, golf is just a way of life. The yearly Masters Tournament defines our city, and it’s also provided me with some of my favorite childhood memories. When I watched legends like Tiger Woods walk around the course, I was hooked. I wanted to emulate the confidence, focus, and…

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Press On provides $250,000 to help start pediatric BMT program

By Media · January 20, 2022

To kick off 2022, founders and board members from the nonprofit organization, Press On Fund, presented a check for $250,000 to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in January. This gift will help establish a pediatric bone marrow transplant unit at Georgia’s second largest children’s hospital. Transplants are now standard for many children’s cancers, such as…

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Press On Welcomes a Third Family to the Team

By Sarah Turner Davis · September 21, 2016

You’ve met the Chances and the Simkins, and now Press On is proud to announce that we are adding another family to the team: The Crawfords! Bob and Melanie Crawford’s daughter Hallie was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2011; the Crawfords and Simkins met while at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. You may know Bob as…

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GoPro for a Cause

By Sarah Turner Davis · June 30, 2016

Did you ever see the GoPro for a Cause video for Turner’s song “Possibilities,” recorded by Darius Rucker for St. Jude? Thanks GoPro, Darius Rucker, and St. Jude! Find the song on iTunes today!

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Today Show Now and Then

By Sarah Turner Davis · June 8, 2016

Did you miss the Today Show special on Possibilities last December? Here’s the video, and take a look at little Brennan on the Today Show back in November 2012! Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Press On Pleased to Announce Long Term Georgia-Regents University Partnership

By Turner Simkins · September 1, 2015

Press On is pleased to announce its long term partnership with Georgia Regents University in establishing a translational pediatric oncology research program for the State of Georgia. The landmark grant which made possible through was achieved with the valuable support of Janus Research and Tony and Jeanie Loop. For more information about this announcement, on…

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Press On in Augusta, GA… and Beyond

By Turner Simkins · March 6, 2014

We have some exciting news to share with you regarding Press On and its move to the CSRA Community Foundation in Augusta, GA (“CSRACF”).  As you know, Press On was the first “named fund” of CURE Childhood Cancer, Inc.  For over six years, CURE’s administrative support, specifically efforts by Kristin Connor, her staff, the Board,…

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‘Press On to CURE Childhood Cancer’ Funds New Cancer Therapy Program at the Aflac Cancer Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 
Radiation Program

By Erin Chance · June 27, 2012

Atlanta, Georgia – June 26, 2012 – Press On to CURE Childhood Cancer will help fund a new radiation therapy program at the Aflac Cancer Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta with a $200,000 donation. This funding will help with construction of the specialty radiation room, named in honor of Patrick Chance, and other aspects of the MIBG service. Patrick passed away in January 2012 after valiantly fighting neuroblastoma for more than five years. There are currently only a small number of centers around the country who currently offer MIBG treatment.

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Welcome Home – Brenny!

By Media · August 11, 2011

Rounds of chemotherapy and a fourth bone marrow transplant were critical for 9-year-old leukemia patient Brennan Simkins. The best prescription the doctor could write, though, ordered Tara and Turner Simkins to return Brennan and his brothers, Nat and Christopher, to their Augusta home.

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Reflection on this Holiday Season

By Erin Chance · March 24, 2011

Countless times throughout the year many families, just like the Chances, leave their regular lives to visit our resort and enjoy a few days away from their ordinary troubles. Therefore, I have two wishes as we embark on this holiday season. My first hope is that we all find inspiration in the story of the Chance family and realize that every day we don’t just serve guests, we touch human lives.

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