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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Top National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Articles

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  • Dinner is served...tonight by the ladies at the HdG VFW

    Dinner is served, dear readers, Tonight (Friday) by the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 8126, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes pork roast, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, peas, applesauce, roll and dessert ($10). The VFW Lodge is at 300 North Lodge Lane, 410-939-4578....
  • Bel Air woman fights breast cancer with bras

    Bel Air woman fights breast cancer with bras
    Even in the midst of finalizing the details for her upcoming wedding, Katie Walls, 24, found a spare moment to support the fight against breast cancer. Walls is the mastermind behind Bras for a Cause, an initiative which donates bras to women at local...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. European river cruise The center's trip committee is accepting reservations for a cruise on the Danube which will...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 6 Festival The Orthodox Church of St. Matthew hosts its sixth annual Multi-Cultural Festival beginning at 11:30 a.m. at 7271 Eden Brook Drive in Columbia. Event features live entertainment by the region's most popular ethnic musicians and...
  • Fallston teen lends his voice to a worthy cause

    Fallston teen lends his voice to a worthy cause
    When 15-year-old Chris Monaghan, of Fallston, is not in school or traveling to "Music City" for gigs at Nashville's legendary Bluebird Cafe, he is preforming at countless venues in his hometown. The Fallston High School 10th grader said he holds one...
  • Friend battling breast cancer should be an inspiration for everyone [Commentary]

    Friend battling breast cancer should be an inspiration for everyone [Commentary]
    Tracy Slavin got some funny looks walking through the mall a few months ago, sporting her bright pink Mohawk. But she didn't care, she was having fun. And if anyone deserved to have fun, it was Tracy. She had been diagnosed a few months earlier with...
  • November: Harford votes red; more crashes with multiple deaths

    November: Harford votes red; more crashes with multiple deaths
    Based on the numbers of early voters, the polls were expected to be crowded on Election Day. Besides the presidential race, this year's election features a number of controversial statewide issues. There were referendum votes on same sex marriage,...
  • Ravens scored in breast cancer fight

    I'm sure that Baltimore Ravens fans noticed the pink cleats, gloves, wristbands, sideline caps and other equipment the team sported during October. I want to let the community know that the Ravens were much more than "pretty in pink" during National...
  • Francis Scott Key tickled pink over awareness campaign

    Francis Scott Key tickled pink over awareness campaign
    Members of the Francis Scott Key High School field hockey team embraced the mission of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and hosted events and fundraisers to increase awareness and raise money for cancer research. According to field hockey coach...
  • New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin

    New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin
    A raft of new state laws take effect Monday, imposing new requirements from the car seat to the hearse. Children under 8 years old will be required to sit in a booster seat or child seat until they reach a certain height — the Maryland...
  • Bringing down the cost of oral chemotherapy

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network applauds the work of the Maryland General Assembly in passing the Kathleen Mathias Oral Chemotherapy Act of 2012. The provisions of the bill went into effect Oct. 1, resulting in increased quality of...
  • Older adults can be victims of domestic violence

    Domestic violence does exist in the older adult populations October is Domestic Violence Month and across the country, communities will mount campaigns to make the public aware of this social issue. Howard County is no exception. The center is...