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American Cancer Society

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  • 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...
  • Hampton Garden Club lends green thumbs to project [Towson]

    Earlier in the week, I was delighted to meet Joy Stepcich at Talmar Gardens and Horticultural Therapy Center in Cromwell Valley Park. Stepcich, who chairs the project committee with the Hampton Garden Club, was excited to see the results of the garden...
  • Donovan Campbell wins Media Footrace at Calder

    Donovan Campbell wins Media Footrace at Calder
     Donovan Campbell, allegedly a replacement for an injured co-worker, dominated the field Saturday in winning the Media Footrace for Charity at Calder Casino and Race Course.  Campbell, a sportscaster for WSVN-Ch. 7, replaced anchor Diana Diaz, who is...
  • Around Town: Getting prepared for Bark for Life

    Noelle Ito, a Flintridge Prep alum, class of ’98, is a Bark for Life Altadena team captain. The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society and is part of their successful Relay for Life events, which have spread to more than 20 countries...
  • Hawaii's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity

    Hawaii's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity
    HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis. Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
  • About Belinda Keiser

    About Belinda Keiser
    As Vice Chancellor of Community Relations and Student Advancement for Keiser University, Belinda Keiser is responsible for media and public relations, student services, employer relations, and charitable giving.  Keiser University is comprised of 17...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Potato Bake and Bunco Event, Relay for Life of Foothills fundraiser, La Crescenta Ave. offramp monthly cleanup

    The La Crescenta Woman’s Club will host an event featuring a potato bake and Bunco at 6 p.m. on Friday at its clubhouse at 4004 La Crescenta Ave. Baked potatoes will be served with all the trimmings as part of a scholarship fundraiser for local...
  • Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]

    Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]
    Thanks for your recent editorial supporting a ban on indoor tanning by minors ("Ban the booth," Jan. 20). As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment for that illness. My melanoma was probably caused by years of...
  • Hopkins women host Lacrosse Coaches Vs. Cancer game vs. Loyola

    Hopkins women host Lacrosse Coaches Vs. Cancer game vs. Loyola
    The Johns Hopkins women will host the first Lacrosse Coaches vs. Cancer event Wednesday night when they meet Loyola in a nationally-televised 5 p.m. game at Homewood Field. A basketball event until now, Coaches vs. Cancer aims to raise awareness,...
  • Roundup: No. 8 Virginia men outlast Mount, 14-6

    Host Mount St. Mary's pulled to within four goals of No. 8 Virginia, but a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter by the undefeated Cavaliers sealed a 14-6 win Tuesday. Mark Cockerton had a career-high and game-high seven goals for Virginia (4-0). Mike Fields...
  • Community: Society warms up for its upcoming relay race

    Community: Society warms up for its upcoming relay race
    Teams gathered to register for the 11th annual Relay for Life of Burbank during a kickoff celebration at the American Cancer Society in Burbank. There were raffle prizes, refreshments and the Discovery Shop thrift store remained open so bargain hunters...