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Susan’s Special Needs to Close; Consultations Will Continue By Appointment

February 17th 2019

Susan’s Special Needs to Close; Consultations Will Continue By Appointment (Leslie Ellis, Feb. 17, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI-  Being diagnosed with breast cancer plunges a woman into a surreal gauntlet of sterile hospital rooms, unfamiliar medical terms, anxious loved ones and, often, distressing physical changes. When such a shell-shocked woman walks into Susan’s Special Needs […]

Birmingham Firefighters Raising Money to Fight Cancer in Firefighters

February 22nd 2018

Birmingham Firefighters Raising Money to Fight Cancer in Firefighters (City of Birmingham, Feb. 22, 2018) BIRMINGHAM, MI, February 20, 2018 – The Birmingham Firefighters Local 911 is raising funds to help support fellow firefighters battling cancer across the area. The local firefighters union began selling wrist bracelets earlier this year for $5 with the wording […]

Marijuana Facility Ordinance Final Vote Tuesday in Hazel Park

January 16th 2018

Marijuana Facility Ordinance Final Vote Tuesday in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park City Council is expected to vote on the second reading of zoning ordinances to allow medical marijuana facilities to open in the city under the current Michigan permitting process. The ordinances passed on first […]

Ferndale Relay for Life Festival of Hope June 10

June 3rd 2017

Ferndale Relay for Life Festival of Hope June 10 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Festival of Hope presented by Relay For Life of the Ferndale Area to benefit the American Cancer Society  Saturday, June 10 at 10 AM – 11:59 PM, 9 Mile and Wodward in Downtown Ferndale. Join us for our 10th annual Relay […]

RO: Gilda’s Family Walk & Run September 19

September 2nd 2015

Gilda’s Family Walk & Run September 19 (event listing) Join us for the 22nd Annual Gilda’s Family Walk & Run – September 19, 2015 at Royal Oak High School. The event features a beautiful 5K walk & run through Royal Oak that will have a special stop along the way – Gilda’s Club. Last year […]

Relay For Life Ferndale Has New Location June 13

June 3rd 2015

Relay For Life Ferndale Has New Location June 13 (event listing) Join the world’s biggest fight to end cancer. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Relay for Life of Ferndale is coming up on Saturday, June 13th At Martin Road Park ***NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR*** 10am – midnight What do you do at Relay […]

Custom Wig Maker Brings Comfort and Dignity to those Fighting Cancer

January 25th 2015

Custom Wig Maker Brings Comfort and Dignity to those Fighting Cancer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2015) Sometimes people don’t want to let the world know they have cancer. But loosing hair is can be a tell-tale sign of chemo. “Cancer sometimes brings on negative attention and awkwardness, when people just want to feel like […]

Upcoming Relay for Life Fundraisers

May 7th 2013

The main event takes place June 8-9 2013, 10am-10am at Ferndale High School. Several teams walk through the day and night to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Cancer victims, survivors and caretakers are honored.

Leading up to the big day are several small fundraisers.

Relay for Life Kick-Off Event March 19

March 14th 2013

Learn how to become a volunteer, be honored as a cancer survivor or caregiver, bring your teammates and register your team. Refreshments will be served, prizes throughout the evening. Learn why we love Relay and what it is. Hear amazing speakers and discover why you should be involved!

Route 2 Recovery: Metastatic Breast Cancer Group

April 1st 2012

While Cathy was at a follow-up doctor’s appointment, she noticed a Sharing & Caring brochure with information about a new support group. Despite her husband and children’s support, finding women to talk to who truly understand the diagnosis and treatment plan was proving to be difficult. Cathy decided to attend, hoping to meet others who may have comparable experiences.