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American Cancer Society

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  • Breast cancer event at Seminole Classic Wednesday

    Breast cancer event at Seminole Classic Wednesday
    Seminole Classic Casino and the American Cancer Society are teaming up to host a celebration for 140 local breast cancer survivors at the casino’s Hollywood Hall at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The pink carpet event will feature food and an opportunity for...
  • Seminole Hard Rock awash in Pinktober events

    Seminole Hard Rock awash in Pinktober events
    The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood sent out word of the Hard Rock’s 15th annual PINKTOBER campaign and they will benefit the American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”, Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer...
  • Dist. 203 residents speak out against cell towers

    Dist. 203 residents speak out against cell towers
    Naperville-area residents are urging District 203 to hang up on a proposal that would place cellular transmission towers on the properties of two junior high schools. AT&T Wireless approached school officials last November with a plan to install...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • Faiths work together in Week of Hope

    Faiths work together in Week of Hope
    Deerfield houses of worship will be among area congregations participating in the Week of Hope, Sept. 7 through Sept. 14, an initiative of the Southeast Lake County Inter Religious Council. Christ United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church,...
  • Ron Villella, former Pembroke Pines mayor, dies at 70

    Ron Villella, former Pembroke Pines mayor, dies at 70
    Ron Villella, the mayor of Pembroke Pines in the 1970s who left South Florida to work for newly elected Gov. Bob Graham, died Saturday at a hospital from a rare soft tissue cancer that began in his leg, friends said. Mr. Villella, who was most...
  • Cancer-benefit trip planned for Tarpon Springs festivities

    Cancer-benefit trip planned for Tarpon Springs festivities
    C's for Cancer, which stands for crafts, cruises, concerts and cancer survivor dinners that benefits the Lake-Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society, is sponsoring a bus trip to Tarpon Springs on Jan. 6. Tarpon Springs, a town about 15 minutes north...
  • The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me

    The Great American Smokeout and why it didn't work for me
    Thursday brings another Great American Smokeout, an admirable occasion that never did me any good as a cigarette smoker. It didn't help me for a couple reasons: I don't like to join things, and I could never not smoke for more than a couple hours...
  • Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut

    Cancer surgeon caps fundraiser with haircut
    Two scissors-wielding women sliced off the almost blue-black ponytail belonging to a very willing surgeon Friday, before sharing a long embrace. The emotional moment was all for charity, the capstone of a $15,000 fundraising effort by Dr. Lisa Guerra...
  • Bruce D. Gerwig, golf pro and instructor

    Bruce D. Gerwig, golf pro and instructor
    Bruce D. Gerwig, a professional golfer and instructor who was the teaching pro at the Hereford Golf Center in northern Baltimore County, died Nov. 15 at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center of stage 4 non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was 65. The son of Charles...
  • Kids of Character: Justin Friedman

    Kids of Character: Justin Friedman
    Justin Friedman Age: 17 School: Nova High in Davie Grade: 12th Hometown: Hallandale Beach Trait: Caring By assisting wounded warriors and their families, Justin is living what he calls "the good life." "The good life would most likely be...