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American Cancer Society

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  • Linthicum: Florists prepare for 'busiest time of the year'

    Debbie Craghan is getting ready for what she called "the busiest time of the year." Those preparations required her to rent a 40-foot-long refrigerated trailer. Craghan owns Petal Pusher Florist shop on S. Camp Meade Road, and she needs that trailer to...
  • Chesapeake soccer player challenged by different kind of foe

    When Chesapeake senior Ryan Keeter walked off the soccer field on Oct. 30, after the Cougars fell 1-0 to Severna Park in the region semifinals of the state tournament, he had a college career at Arcadia University to look forward to in a few months. Five...
  • Annapolis Housing Authority smoking ban inflames residents

    Carl Watts Sr. could not have picked a better afternoon to step outside for a smoke. The sky above the benches in front of the Morris H. Blum Senior Apartments was clear and blue. The smells of spring and smoke danced lightly through the air. In May...
  • Millersville / Crownsville: Engineers help middle school students get loud for STEM

    The room was full with the smell of soldering irons and the chatter of partners discussing procedures and instructions with one another. One hundred Old Mill Middle School South students, split into groups, were working on circuit boards as part of a...
  • Millersville/Crownsville: Scenic landscape plays host to Scenic Trust fundraiser

    Many fundraising events have a spokesperson who can personally speak on how a nonprofit has benefited their cause. For the Scenic Rivers Land Trust, it is spring's buzzing bees and bursting colors from blooms of tulips, daffodils and pansies that speak on...
  • Linthicum: Local man reaches new heights with lanky mixed martial arts wear

    Linthicum's John Robinson has been competitive in martial arts since he was 9, but when he and his wife Carly started their family a few years ago, it became increasingly hard for him to continue training. Craving a way to stay involved in a sport that...
  • Cell phone towers on school grounds

    Anne Arundel County is planning to place cellphone towers on school grounds throughout the area. Although the American Cancer Society website states the children will be exposed to radio frequency waves "well below" the safety standards, this is an area...
  • Millersville / Crownsville: Big hats and fast horses come together for Derby Day

    The rolling knolls of the 25-acre farm of Maryland Therapeutic Riding will soon be full of mint juleps, spring hats and cheering to celebrate the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby and the first leg of the Triple Crown. The nonprofit will host its fifth...
  • How one woman's cancer journey was transformed into art

    (BPT) - A cancer diagnosis can be one of the scariest moments in a person's life, but now, more than ever, that diagnosis doesn't have to be a death sentence. Today, it is estimated that two in three people diagnosed with cancer survive at least five...
  • District 230's Relay for Life tops among high schools

    District 230's Relay for Life tops among high schools
    More than 2,250 students filled Sandburg High School's football stadium for District 230's annual Relay for Life Friday night, with music and festivities lasting through sunrise the next morning. The event — an annual fundraiser for the American...
  • Simmons co-chairs first meeting of new group

    On April 22, the American Cancer Society's CEOs Against Cancer, Maryland-National Capital Region Chapter, held its 1st Annual Meeting at the Naval Academy in Annapolis. The co-chairs of the event were Leslie R. Simmons, president of Carroll Hospital...
  • How To Stay Healthy While Giving Back To Your Community

    (NAPSI)-With the return of spring, more people are heading outdoors to get in their daily dose of physical activity as well as support their community. Local athletic events are the perfect fit for those looking to stay active and live a healthy...