p840057301-4 (2)DMJ & Co., PLLC and DMJ Wealth Advisors, LLC (DMJ) was honored with a named grant by Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test (Earlier.org). The naming of a grant from Earlier.org is an honor that has only been designated on seven occasions over the eighteen year history of the organization. It is the most prestigious honor that the organization can award and is a tribute to acknowledge service, loyalty, and support to Earlier.org that demonstrates the pinnacle of commitment.

2014 named grants were announced at the annual Gathering of Friends events, most recently on Wednesday, October 15, with keynote speaker legendary NCAA football coach Bobby Bowden who addressed the audience at Greensboro Country Club. Follow the links for photos and video of the event.

Throughout the firm’s history, DMJ partners and professionals have served an active role with Earlier.org. Presently, Sheryl W. Austin, ChFC, CFP, CLU,a partner at DMJ Wealth Advisors, LLC, is a member of Earlier.org’s board of directors. In addition, Robert M. Peddrick, CHBC, CFP, partner of DMJ Healthcare Consulting, has also served terms on the organization’s board of directors. From fundraisers to outings, DMJ professionals can be found at Earlier.org’s bike-a-thon, golf tournaments, road races, food events, and other partnership efforts throughout the years.

As noted in the event’s program:

“This year we honor a company that has been a significant part of the Earlier.org – Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test –-since its inception nearly 20 years ago. DMJ & Co., PLLC and DMJ Wealth Advisors, LLC has not only provided critical research dollars each and every year, but their employees have generously shared their resources – both personally and professionally – to further Earlier.org and our mission. Without their ongoing commitment and support, we would be unable to do the work that we do.

About Earlier.org – Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test:

Earlier.org is the only nonprofit in the United States exclusively focused on funding research seeking an earlier biological test for Breast Cancer. Founded by Martha and Jim Kaley, Earlier.org’s mission is to play a critical role in furthering the research to find a biological method to detect breast cancer.