Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The events to raise cancer awareness will be held in May and June locally.
Fund-raising is underway for the New Baltimore and Chesterfield Township Relay for Life events this year. Get involved in the cause The annual American Cancer Society events attract survivors, their loved ones, volunteers and community leaders. See more Relay for life coverage Why do you relay? Tell us in the comments' section below why you will join the relay and how the disease has touched your life.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The annual American Cancer Society events will take place in May and June.
New Baltimore and Chesterfield Township residents will take steps to fight cancer during Relay for Life events this year. Get involved in the cause Fund-raising for the American Cancer Society has already begun for the events that attract survivors, their loved ones, volunteers and community leaders. See more Relay for life coverage Why do you relay? Tell us in the comments' section below why you will join the relay and how the disease has touched your life.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Participants raise more than $56,000 for the American Cancer Society.
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Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk took place in downtown Mount Clemens on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2012. Participants raised more than $56,000 for the American Cancer Society. Did you take photos at the walk? Then share them on Patch by clicking on the green "Upload Photos and Videos" icon.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Macomb County's going pink Oct. 13 for a walk to raise funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.
Pink will be a hot color Saturday morning. Walkers from all over Macomb County will take to the streets Saturday morning in downtown Mount Clemens to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research and support. The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is a noncompetitive, inspirational event, taking place at 8 a.m. Oct. 13, 2012, starting at 1 Crocker Blvd. in downtown Mount Clemens. As of Friday afternoon, the walkers had raised $44,829.51. To participate, you can donate online and view a route map at www.cancer.org/stridesonline. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 226,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer this year, and nearly 40,000 will die from…
Saturday, September 29, 2012
All store donations will benefit the American Cancer Society and Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Kroger customers can help fight breast cancer on behalf of a special person during Kroger’s autumn breast cancer campaign, which has already begun and will go through the end of October. Customers may purchase a pink ribbon for $1 at any Kroger register and all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Customers also can help by making a coin box donation to benefit breast cancer awareness and research. You can donate at the Chesterfield Township location. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Located in Detroit, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. “Every family …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Relay for Life of Chesterfield will be held June 2-3 at L'Anse Creuse Middle School East.
This weekend, residents of Chesterfield Township and beyond will take to the track of L'Anse Creuse Middle School East, raising funds to assist in finding a cure for cancer, during the Relay for Life of Chesterfield. Over 150 participants and 15 teams will camp out for 24 hours at the school, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday morning, with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. The teams have raised a combined amount of nearly $15,000 thus far. Among the participants are survivors, loved ones of those who have been affected, students, and those who want to fight back and put a stop to this horrible disease. According to the ACS website, relays are 24 hours in length because "cancer never sleeps." Beginning with a special opening …
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Hundreds of participants gather for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of New Baltimore event held at Anchor Bay Middle School North.
More than 600 people are participating in the 2012 Relay for Life of New Baltimore event this weekend. The American Cancer Society event takes place 10 a.m.-10 a.m. Saturday, May 12 to Sunday, May 13.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Relay for Life New Baltimore will be held May 12-13 at Anchor Bay Middle School North.
Come rain or shine, New Baltimore is doing their part this weekend to help find a cure for cancer, once and for all. More than 600 participants and 41 teams will camp out at Anchor Bay Middle School North beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday morning, to raise proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. According to the ACS website, relays are 24 hours in length because "cancer never sleeps." Beginning with a special opening ceremony, the Relay for Life will host different themed events throughout the day and night, including Survivor and Caregiver laps. More than $85,000 has been raised by this weekend's participants so far. If you are interested in signing up for or donating to to Relay for Life New Baltimore, there's still time. Contact …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The study by the American Cancer Society will follow people throughout their lives to help determine lifestyle-related cancer risk factors.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
In the United States, there are nearly 12 million people who have survived cancer – and countless more who have avoided it – who will be celebrating birthdays this year. You can join the movement for more birthdays and fight back against cancer by enrolling in a new research study "When you hear the words 'you've got cancer' and you've been diagnosed, time stops for a little bit, honestly," Melissa Howell, a breast cancer survivor and General Motors' executive director of Human Resources in North America, says in a video created by GM to promote the Cancer Prevention Study - 3 (CPS-3). "It really makes you question your own mortality and also makes you question what in my life, other than genetics, have I done that could have potentially …
Friday, January 20, 2012
The all-day Coaches vs. Cancer Classic starts with LCN and LCHS freshman boys facing off at 10:30 a.m. Saturday on the High School North courts.
When rival L'Anse Creuse high school basketball teams hit the court Saturday, they'll be facing each other, but ultimately playing to defeat a much stronger foe – cancer. Hosting the third annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, the girls and boys basketball teams of L'Anse Creuse High School and High School North will engage in a marathon of matchups to raise money for the American Cancer Society. As in past years, all proceeds from the event, including concession, entrance fees, raffles and more, will benefit ACS. Tickets are $5 each, or $10 to include a pink T-shirt, while supplies last. The games begin at 10:30 a.m. in the North gym with the freshman boys matchup. The day's game schedule is as follows: The first classic raised more than $5,…