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Fighting for Futures; Beckett’s Battle Blog,Giving News,video

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month and the Futures Industry is teaming up to fight for one of their own and children with brain tumors Meet Beckett. Beckett is the son of Matthew and Millie Ryba. Becket is like most 7 year-olds except he has been battling a brain tumor since 2011. Millie works for the CME Group and Matthew used to work in banking until he left to stay at home full time to care for Beckett. Beckett is one of 28,000 children in the U.S. currently fighting a brain tumor. That’s 13…

OSTC’s Jonny Aucamp Riding High (25 vertical feet high!) for Colon Cancer Awareness Blog,Giving News

Jonathan (Jonny) Aucamp is the Group Executive Chairman of OSTC Ltd. in the Greater London area. He is leaving his cushy executive’s chair and strapping on the cycling shorts to raise money to raise awareness for colon cancer research. He is part of a team of 50 riding to support the work of  the world leading specialists at St Mark’s Hospital in London, via the charity 40tude. He is “riding to raise awareness of colon cancer and to raise money to wipe it out!” The ride is the 40tude’s 2016 Catalonia Cycle Challenge, which will be taking him to northern…

Kim Taylor: No One Fights Alone Blog,Commentary,Giving News

There are times when we all stand together – as an industry, as colleagues and as friends. This is one of those times. About a month ago, Kim Taylor, president, global operations, technology and risk of the CME Group, was diagnosed with colon cancer.  She is currently working from home while she undergoes treatment to beat this. That is all we know or asked about her condition, respecting her privacy. Kim is a giant in this industry, with more than 25 years at the CME Group. Much of her time there has been devoted to the CME Clearing House, where…