Curie, Marie

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Marie, French physicist, 1867-1934.
curie - a unit of measurement of radioactivity.
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"When Phil approached me asking if we could take part in a charity football match - police versus Marie Curie - of course I was more than happy to get involved.
The Renfrewshire group will spearhead Marie Curie fundraising locally by organising events and collections.
"I back Marie Curie's call that everyone should get the care and support they need at the end of their life.
Mel Giedroyc, who is fronting this year's campaign, said: "Marie Curie's wonderful nurses and support line heroes need you to bake up a storm this June and raise a few quid at a Blooming Great Tea Party.
Julie Zafari was nominated for the award in recognition of her fantastic support for Marie Curie which started while her father, Geoffrey, who was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 2012, was cared for at the charity's hospice in Woolton.
Vindi Banga, chair of Marie Curie said: "I am delighted to welcome Matthew to Marie Curie.
Georgia Ramplin, Community Fundraiser for Marie Curie, said: "To anyone else considering fundraising for Marie Curie, you don't have to do something so drastic as shaving your head, simply signing up to help at a Marie Curie collection or hold a small fundraiser at your work will make a difference - every penny goes a long way.
Dianne Hughes, a Marie Curie community ambassador with 50 years' nursing experience under her belt, said: "I am a Marie Curie volunteer helper, which involves three hours a week sitting with a client, to enable the carer to have a bit of respite, go out maybe, catch up on some job or shopping.
From March 1, Marie Curie's daffodil pins will be available from volunteers and shops on high streets across Flintshire.
He said: "I mentioned to one of the Marie Curie volunteers that we were looking for inspiration on how to decorate our Christmas tree this year and I suggested perhaps covering it with daffodils could be a possibility.
Twenty four year old Ruth Christie, who is scared of heights, will fly down the Velocity Zip wire at Bethesda quarry in memory of her aunty and to raise funds for Marie Curie.