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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Top National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Articles

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  • 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...
  • Lisbon/Woodbine: Bowling Green Farm gets county grant to start cheese production

    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced that a grant program has been established to help local Howard County farmers and the first recipient is the Bowling Green Farm. The grant will be used for the farm's initiative to begin cheese production....
  • 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...
  • Old Town: Fire Prevention Week open house at Laurel VFD

    As communities across the nation mark Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7-13, the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at the station, 7411 Cherry Lane. Light refreshments will be served by the...
  • Havre de Grace: It's Graw Days time

    It's Graw Days, dear readers, on Saturday in downtown Havre de Grace. The 5th Graw Days Festival, sponsored by HDG Main Street Inc., will run the historic period in the city when HDG "Graw" Race Track was King (1912-1952). The event is free to the public....
  • Clarksville: Shop for bargains and help out the Triadelphia Adventists

    Come one, come all to a Sidewalk Spectacular at Triadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church on Brighton Dam Road Sunday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Janene Ayer promises something for everyone. Parking, admission and entertainment are all free. Food...
  • Iron Bridge Wine Co. makes good on bet with Aida Bistro

    Iron Bridge Wine Co. makes good on bet with Aida Bistro
    On Thursday night, the wait staff at Columbia's Iron Bridge Wine Co. will be wear bright pink T-shirts declaring, "I'd rather be eating at Aida Bistro & Wine Bar." The unusual endorsement is a make-good on a fundraising challenge issued by Iron Bridge...
  • Plaza Ford gives support to breast cancer awareness

    Plaza Ford gives support to breast cancer awareness
    Heads will turn Saturday along Route 1 when Plaza Ford proudly displays more than 1,000 donated bras in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "People have found it a really interesting way to raise money," Katie Walls, whose family owns Plaza Ford,...
  • Perryville postpones vote on fire company donation

    A final decision on whether to give The Community Fire Company of Perryville a total of $105,000 for its career services program has been delayed at least one more month. Although a vote on the donation was on the agenda for Tuesday's Perryville town...