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It’s A Neon Kinda Night!

No parent wants to hear their child has cancer, nor should they.  Children should be just that, children.  Laughing, running, playing and not worrying about their next visit to the hospital. That’s why childhood cancer research is important and events

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Rattle Me Bones!!

I remember when  I first moved here back in ’99 and I heard of Rattle Me Bones, I thought what a great name for an event.  And that event continues to this day. Founded over 20 years ago, Rattle Me

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A Book Well Worth The Wait!!

Robert Urich was my favorite actor since I was a little girl, he was probably my very first crush.  I was so going to marry Dan Tanna from Vegas as he was everything that my little girl heart wanted, he

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RIP Peggy And Doris!

Word is just coming down the wire on the sad loss of two great ladies in the entertainment world. Actress Peggy Lipton passed away over the weekend at the age 72 after a battle with cancer.  Peggy was a star

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E-Waste No Time!!

I’m not gonna lie cancer scares the heck outta me!!  More so Ovarian cancer as it’s the silent cancer….sneaks up on you with symptoms similar to other things and there are no tests to check for it. If you think

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Taco Tuesday For A Great Cause!!

If you’re heading home from work and thinking, man where can I get myself some yummy tacos, help out a great cause and possibly do it calorie and guilt free. Well it doesn’t get any more guilt free than when

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Fresh Fries Family Fundraiser

Bob’s Fresh Cut Fries in Merrickville will be throwing a family fundraiser in honor of their Aunt Carole on Saturday October 13th at 11am. I don’t personally know Aunt Carole but in some ways I feel like I do.  Don’t

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Olivia Newton-John Battling Cancer For A Third Time

Olivia Newton-John says she has been diagnosed with cancer for the third time in three decades. She told Australian news program “Sunday Night” doctors found a tumour in her lower back in 2017. Olivia says she’s “treating it naturally and

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Scientists Pin-Point Source Of Elephants’ Cancer Immunity

When it comes to cancer rates in the animal kingdom, elephants are an anomaly. Cancer should be more common among larger species, but with elephants, that simply isn’t the case. Only about 5 percent of elephants die from cancer, compared

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32 Of The Most Dangerous Things Science Has Strongly Linked To Cancer

Time to get a little serious and talk about that dreaded C word….Cancer.  It used to be I only heard of someone having it from way down the line, a friend of a friend who knew someone but nowadays, it

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Garage Sale Starts And Ends With Gee

Not all the Warriors win their battle but they do leave behind their legacy to continue the fight against the dreaded disease and the #1 cause of childhood death and that dreaded “C” word….cancer. Gee was one of those Warriors

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National Denim Day

In honor of Moms and women everywhere, National Denim Day is the day for you on Tuesday May 15th.  Why?  Because it is the easiest fundraiser in support of one of the most difficult cancers. It’s the Cure Foundation’s 22nd

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They Say It Comes In Threes

Since Christmas, there has been three of them, sadly.  Canadian deaths of some great talent and character and all due to that dreaded C word of cancer. It all started with my friend actress Heather Menzies Urich who passed away

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Hair Donation Ottawa

The sixth annual Hair Donation Ottawa event will take place on Sunday April 17, 2016 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. The event will be held at Algonquin College Salon and Spa room A#112. You can donate 6 inches of

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