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  • 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...
  • New north Eustis fire station dedication set for Saturday

    New north Eustis fire station dedication set for Saturday
    Eustis' Fire Department will have a dedication and grand opening of its second fire station at 1800 Hicks Ditch Road, which serves north Eustis. The event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday. Festivities include a ceremonial raising of the flag and wetting of...
  • Classic employees raise $12,216 for breast cancer awareness

    Classic employees raise $12,216 for breast cancer awareness
      Seminole Classic Casino has raised $12,216 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month through its special events and property-wide initiatives. All proceeds collected were donated to the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer...
  • Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts

    Doctors stumped as more breast cancer patients remove healthy breasts
    Evidence is mounting that too many women with early-stage breast cancer are opting for mastectomies instead of having breast-conserving surgeries that offer the same odds of survival. A new analysis of more than 1.2 million breast cancer patients in the...
  • 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...
  • Making Strides in Boca sets new records

    Jubilant over the 20,000 turnout and exceeding their goals, organizers for South Palm Beach County's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk came together for a wrap party to thank the committee and fundraisers. "This was our biggest walk yet, and we...
  • 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...
  • Have a holly jolly Christmas

    Have a holly jolly Christmas
    EVENTS Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org. A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
  • Healthy habits lead to lower cancer risk

    Healthy habits lead to lower cancer risk
    Certain types of cancer are more likely to strike certain types of people than others. For example, while men can be diagnosed with breast cancer, women are far more likely to develop the disease. But just because a person's risk of developing cancer is...
  • Patient navigator

    Patient navigator
    Stacey Huber is a patient navigator at Mercy Medical Center in partnership with the American Cancer Society. She has been a navigator at Mercy going on eight years in October. What does your job entail? My primary role is to remove obstacles and...