HOUSTON — It wasn’t only a first for KHOU, it was also a first for Houston television.

During Men’s Health Awareness Month, KHOU partnered with the lovely Hotel Zaza for a Tweetup, and the result was more than anyone imagined. A record number of people partied the night away and raised money for the Blue Cure Foundation.

On Friday morning, Kyra Coots with Hotel Zaza presented Blue Cure founder Gabe Canales with a check for $10,000. The pair joined anchor Lily Jang on KHOU 11 News This Morning to discuss the event.

“I want to thank all of you: Lily, everyone at KHOU, Christine DiStadio, all the 11 personalities,” said Canales. “All the promotion you guys put behind it raised a lot of awareness, and I want to thank everyone at Hotel Zaza.”

Don’t know what a Tweetup is? Simply put, it’s a meeting or event planned and publicized by Twitter users. The Blue Cure Tweetup raised money to spread the word about prostate cancer.

Another Tweetup for Blue Cure will take place at the Hotel Zaza in Dallas on Sept. 28.

http://www.BlueCure.org
http://www.facebook.com/BeatProstateCancer

Articles from Gabe Canales – HUFFINGTON POST

Fight Cancer With Facebook by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/cancer-support_b_1468729.html?ref=…

Prostate Cancer Prevention Begins When Men Are Boys by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/prostate-cancer_b_1409927.html

Fight Prostate Cancer With Meatless Monday by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/meatless-monday_b_1352425.html

Part II – Why Men Should Consider an Integrative Approach to Prostate Cancer by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/prostate-cancer_b_1325382.html

Part I – Why Men Should Consider an Integrative Approach to Prostate Cancer by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/prostate-cancer_b_1308126.html

CyberKnife? 5 Questions on Prostate Cancer With Dr. Jonathan Haas by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/prostate-cancer_b_1296743.html

‘Celts for Blue Cure’ to Fight Prostate Cancer — Will Other Schools Follow? by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/celts-for-blue-cure-to-fi_b_128539…

Presidential Politics and ‘The War on Cancer’ by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/war-cancer_b_1186875.html

Why You Should ‘Go Blue!’ to Fight Prostate Cancer by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/prostate-cancer-awareness_b_945549…

An Open Letter to the NFL: Why We Can’t Neglect Prostate Cancer by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/prostate-cancer_b_780714.html

Prostate Cancer: Not Just an Old Man’s Cancer by Gabe Canales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabe-canales/young-men-get-prostrate-c_b_732296…

more links at http://www.BlueCure.org

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