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Come Out Swinging donates $43,300 to Washington University

[+] Respect the SpotTM campaign honored for advertising advocacy excellence.
Our Respect the Spot poster campaign recently received five top awards at the annual St. Louis ADDY Awards, including a special Judges Citation for Creative Concept.

The campaign was also chosen for the 2012 Graphis Annual, featuring the best in design, advertising, photography and Illustration from around the world.

Each of the three unique posters features the exposed back ofan individual with what at first glance looks like an unassuming mole.Upon closer inspection, one notices each mole is actually in the shape of a deadly object, e.g., a bomb, grenade, and pistol.

Distributed to local schools, doctor's offices and businesses, this award-winning campaign continues to be a powerful voice for helping us communicate three simplebut critical words - Respect the Spot.

Thank you to Rodgers Townsend for their continued support of Come Out Swinging and the fight against melanoma.

[+] 2011 COS Classic another overwhelming success.
For the first time since its inception, the Come Out Swinging Classic was held in St. Louis. A move that fortunately proved successful with more $45,000 generated for the fight against melanoma.

More than 100 golfers braved sweltering July heat at Glen Echo Country Club, to support our event. The oldest golf course West of the Mississippi River was in perfect condition and offered participants a challenging and historic venue for supporting a great cause.

Thank you again to each of our sponsors, participants and volunteers for making the 2012 COS Classic a great success.

[+] COS presents $40,000 gift for the fight against melanoma.
In 2010, the Come Out Swinging board proudly presented a check for $40,000 to the Department of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine.

Pictured from left are Dr. Gerald P. Linette, Vyas Suresh, Carol Guthrie, Ryan McMichael, Ben Crowder, Dr. Lynn Cornelius, Ian Guthrie & Cathy Crowder.