House Resolution 94, adopted today, declares May 2015 Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.Cystic Fibrosis is a life-threatening genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. About 1,000 new cases are diagnosed each year.State Rep. Ben Glardon, R-Owosso, offered the resolution.“Approximately 1,100 children and young adults in Michigan are living with Cystic Fibrosis. Rep. Glardon said. “This resolution invites Cystic Fibrosis chapters, foundations and volunteers to come together in Michigan to raise awareness about this devastating disease this May to achieve their mission of curing and controlling the disease.”Rep. Glardon has volunteered his auction services for Cystic Fibrosis awareness for over 25 years and has developed friendships with families affected by the disease.### Categories: News 21May Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month established
Catalan media outfit Mediapro is to distribute BeIN Sports, its new joint venture sports channel which will carry coverage of Champions League and Europa League football, to Orange’s TV customers.Mediapro’s deal with Orange follows an agreement with Vodafone to make the channel available to its TV customers.IN addition to the European football league competitions, BeIN Sports Spain will offer coverage of English Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, Eredevisie and other international league competitions.Both Vodafone and Orange have also signed deals with Telefónica to secure redistribution rights for Spanish La Liga matches, the rights to which are held by the telecom giant.