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American Cancer Society

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  • Connections made out in the field can help build career

    Connections made out in the field can help build career
    Who: Bill Ellis, of Pembroke Pines, recently joined D. Stephenson Construction as vice president, in Fort Lauderdale, from Pirtle Construction, in Davie, where he worked for 20 years, most recently as vice president. My role is important because: I lead...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients

     Obamacare lightens load for cancer patients
    Fiona O'Connell is familiar with the working person's health care nightmare — the one where you get too sick to work, and then you lose your job, and then you have no insurance to pay for the treatment you need. O'Connell lived that nightmare, and...
  • 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...
  • Country star Keith Urban has crowd singing along

    Country star Keith Urban has crowd singing along
    Grammy Award-winning country music star Keith Urban had the black-tie-clad crowd on its feet and singing at the American Cancer Society's annual Discovery Ball on April 26 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. He charmed the crowd of nearly 800 throughout his...
  • Mount View girls given Girl Scout Silver Award [West Friendship]

    Congratulations are in order for Mount View Middle School seventh-graders and Girl Scouts Juliettes Hanna Al-Kowsi and her partner Ava Pirie of Troop 794 who were awarded the prestigious Girl Scout Silver Award in early May. The Silver Award is the...
  • 'Whitetail Underdogs' now on RCN Cable

    Playing catch-up after a week of enjoying the outdoors is perhaps worse than suffering from cabin fever. Sorting through the lengthy email list and voice mails is not the type of indoor activity that makes the heart beat faster, but it sure does raise...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Box of Rain Volunteers are needed to act as mentors for the Box of Rain organization's Big Sailor/Little Sailor Program and to serve as sailing instructors. Donations of funds and safety boats for sailing classes, boats, boating equipment —...
  • 2 of 3 proposed cell towers OK'd by planners

    2 of 3 proposed cell towers OK'd by planners
    Tinley Park plan commissioners narrowly endorsed 129-foot-tall cellular towers at Christa McAuliffe and Helen Keller schools, accepting AT&T's argument that they were needed to improve cellular service and wouldn't be detrimental to the neighborhoods....
  • 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...