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Relay for Life

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  • Relay for Life takes defiant stand against cancer

    After losing her mother to colon cancer about four years ago, Golboo Davari needed to do something thing to help her cope with the loss and find a way to help others with the disease. Rather than simply donate money to the American Cancer Society, she...
  • Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer

     Elmhurst residents walk all night to fight cancer
    Walking all night is not a difficult task when you've faced the much greater battle of fighting cancer. For cancer survivors, it was a joy to see the support-- and worn shoe leather—of other people who also want to conquer cancer. More than 500...
  • District 230's Relay for Life tops among high schools

    District 230's Relay for Life tops among high schools
    More than 2,250 students filled Sandburg High School's football stadium for District 230's annual Relay for Life Friday night, with music and festivities lasting through sunrise the next morning. The event — an annual fundraiser for the American...
  • On the Town: Road Kings open the throttle on giving

     On the Town: Road Kings open the throttle on giving
    While the Road Kings of Burbank is an organization best known for the numerous car shows it presents and its invaluable annual participation in Burbank on Parade, what many residents may not be aware of is the car club's long-standing commitment to...
  • Fighting cancer, one lap at a time

    Fighting cancer, one lap at a time
    Cancer survivors and their loved ones and supporters took part in the 24-hour Relay for Life event Saturday. Participants did laps around Huntington Beach Central Park to raise money for the American Cancer Society and awareness of the disease.
  • Tribune/WGN Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month: York's Sarah Milkowski

    Tribune/WGN Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month: York's Sarah Milkowski
    Sarah Milkowski barks instructions to her teammates as they take the field on a cloudy, breezy day at Richards. "Right! Right! Right! The other right! OK, let it go!" the York junior catcher shouts to the right fielder searching for a looping fly ball...
  • Columbia Digest

    Home tour The villages of Columbia will offer the fifth annual Columbia Home Tour, a self-guided tour of five distinct homes, on Sunday, June 1. Tickets are $25 and available at Amherst in Kings Contrivance. Proceeds benefit Rebuilding Together Howard...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 1 Fun run Temple Isaiah sponsors the 10th annual Matzohball 5K and 1-mile Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. Music and entertainment will be provided. A portion of the proceeds benefit DreamBuilders and...
  • Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style

    Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style
    The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
  • Buffalo Grove volunteer honored by American Cancer Society

    Buffalo Grove volunteer honored by American Cancer Society
      Adam Schwartz first participated in an event to fight cancer when he was still a student at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. Now, at 29, he is the youngest person to be inducted into the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Hall of Fame. "It...
  • Relay for Life event dives into Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

    The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life will spend Saturday underwater in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The town is holding its second Divers Relay for Life, with entertainment on the beach at El Prado Park while divers are in the water from 9 a.m. to...