Tag: Cancer

Yogathon at Wellness House

Yogathon at Wellness House

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local yoga enthusiasts are invited to practice 108 minutes of an all-levels yoga practice to raise funds for Wellness House of Annapolis. Since the first year, participants have raised over $6,000 for cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones. Wellness House of Annapolis volunteer yoga instructors, and area teachers that support the cause, will lead […]

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Mrs. Maryland to kick off ovarian cancer event at mall

Mrs. Maryland to kick off ovarian cancer event at mall

| June 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Zereana Jess-Huff, Mrs. Maryland 2014, and recent Ovarian Cancer survivor, seeks to educate others about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. “It’s time for us to think outside of the bra and expand our understanding of ALL women’s health issues.” Zereana, the current CEO of a managed behavioral health organization, has spent her year raising awareness and advancing […]

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Breast Cancer awareness at Greenstreet Gardens

Breast Cancer awareness at Greenstreet Gardens

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

This just in from our friends at Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian. Breast Cancer awareness and the opportunity to meet a member of “fashion royalty.” Join us for a day on Sunday, June 8th in our efforts to support breast cancer awareness through crafts, activities, giveaways, donation opportunities with The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer […]

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AAMC Brings Wellness To Annapolis Mall

AAMC Brings Wellness To Annapolis Mall

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just in time for the upcoming winter months, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is launching a new indoor wellness program in partnership with Westfield Annapolis. Throughout the mall, you’ll find a marked walking path and inspiration for living healthier. The trail measures more than a mile with start and finish zones just outside Macy’s. During […]

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Local Breast Cancer Survivor Writes Book With A Different Spin

Local Breast Cancer Survivor Writes Book With A Different Spin

| September 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Make Mine A Double….A Mastectomy That Is This book, written by local author Beth Kaufman, can help people keep a sense of humor through cancer treatment, even on the worst days. This book is a great book for newly diagnosed patients, caregivers, and survivors alike from the eyes of a 4-year survivor–and comedienne. This is […]

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AAMC Earns Accreditation

AAMC Earns Accreditation

| August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Breast Center at the AAMC Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute has once again been granted another three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is given only to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide […]

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Key Students Support Breast Center At AAMC

Key Students Support Breast Center At AAMC

| June 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Key’s Class of 2016, fifteen-year-old Hannah Webster presented Dr. Lorraine Tafra, Medical Director of the Breast Center at Anne Arundel Medical Center, with a donation of $5,293. The donation was raised through the student-planned May Fair, a community event organized and overseen by Key’s ninth grade class. In the spring of 2012, […]

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AAMC To Host National Cancer Survivor’s Day

AAMC To Host National Cancer Survivor’s Day

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC’s) DeCesaris Cancer Institute is hosting National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 9 from noon to 4pm to celebrate the lives of those affected by cancer. Cancer survivors, caregivers, family members, friends, and healthcare professionals will unite to show that life after a cancer diagnosis can be meaningful and productive. […]

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Greenstreet Gardens And Vera Bradley Planting It Pink

Greenstreet Gardens And Vera Bradley Planting It Pink

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Greenstreet Gardens will host a special “Plant it Pink” event from 10am to 4pm on June 8 to raise funds for breast cancer research. Customers will enjoy refreshments, giveaways, and a memorable day while shopping for the newest Vera Bradley colors and styles at Greenstreet Gardens. During this event, Greenstreet Gardens will be host to […]

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Baldtenders 1st Fundraiser A Success!

Baldtenders 1st Fundraiser A Success!

| February 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

Galway Bay hosted a fundraiser on Thursday Feb 7th in support of “Baldtenders”, a sixteen person team of Galway Bay Bartenders and friends, who are raising funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The Team captains are Galway Bay Bartender, Aaron “Hoss” Mitchell, and his wife Kelly. The event featured guest bartender Carl Henry, the fiancé […]

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ASO Brings Healing Power Of Music To Community

ASO Brings Healing Power Of Music To Community

| February 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Symphony is excited to launch its newest outreach initiative Music Heals, a health and wellness program in which the ASO will partner with local community organizations to bring the transformative power of live music to those in need in healthcare facilities and schools serving children with learning differences.  The ASO and its community partners […]

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Save The Date For AAMC Gala

Save The Date For AAMC Gala

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Foundation will host its signature fundraiser on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore.  Proceeds from this year’s gala will support the Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute and its critical role in serving those in the community that have […]

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BWMC Offers Low Cost Lung Cancer Screenings

BWMC Offers Low Cost Lung Cancer Screenings

| November 21, 2012 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Washington Medical Center now offers reduced-dose CT lung cancer screenings for patients who are at risk for lung cancer. A recent study by the National Cancer Institute and the National Lung Screening Trial found that CT Scans reduce the number of deaths from lung cancer by 20 percent. To be eligible for the screening […]

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Fish For A Cure

Fish For A Cure

| September 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

The AKI Foundation, a non-profit group in Annapolis MD will hold their 5th annual fishing tournament Fish For A Cure on Saturday, November 3rd   2012 in the Downtown Annapolis area. What began as a recreational tournament fueled by a group of friends’ love for fishing has taken on a life of its own, inspiring our community to […]

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Tickets On Sale For Wellness House Of Annapolis’  La Fiesta del Verano

Tickets On Sale For Wellness House Of Annapolis’ La Fiesta del Verano

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tickets are on sale for La Fiesta del Verano, the signature fundraising event to benefit Wellness House of Annapolis.   The 5th annual “Party of the Summer” is being held Saturday, August 25th from 5:00-8:00 p.m., on the grounds of the Chesapeake Dressage Institute at 2625 Mas Que Farm Road in Annapolis.  Proceeds from the event […]

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Yogathon To Benefit Wellness House Of Annapolis

Yogathon To Benefit Wellness House Of Annapolis

| June 18, 2012 | 2 Comments

Wellness House of Annapolis is inviting local yoga enthusiasts to participate in its first annual yogathon to raise funds for the local organization that helps cancer patients and their loved ones. The yogathon will be a series of 108 sun salutations…yes, that’s a bunch…it’s meant to be meditation in motion. Participants may do half, or a quarter, or do them all! […]

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AAMC Named LIVESTRONG Finalist

AAMC Named LIVESTRONG Finalist

| June 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

The DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) was announced as aLIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project Finalist and award recipient. The project, created by the Lance Armstrong Foundation,the non-profit founded by the cancer survivor and champion cyclist to serve people affected by cancer and empower them to take action, will bring proven cancer support programs to 90 communities across […]

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AAMC Wins Another Honor

AAMC Wins Another Honor

| April 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) DeCesaris Cancer Institute as a result of surveys performed during 2011.  AAMC is one of a select group of 106 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the United States.  […]

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Former Journalist To Discuss Cancer Battle

Former Journalist To Discuss Cancer Battle

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s only been a little more than a year since her diagnosis, but Yolanda Woodlee says her life is forever changed after battling Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) breast cancer. Still, her upbeat attitude and persistent hope are two things she hopes attendees will take away when Woodlee talks about her experience at The Pink […]

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David Alexander Salon And Spa Event Raises $70,000

David Alexander Salon And Spa Event Raises $70,000

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Good spirits filled the air as representatives of three local non-profits gathered in the lobby of David Alexander Salon and Spa Wednesday, December 14th . Their purpose was to take part in a check presentation to the Anne Arundel Medical Center Breast Center and to METAvivor – two local organizations that help women who have […]

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A Night Of Pink Hope

A Night Of Pink Hope

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Robert Andrew Salons and Spas in Crofton, Maryland presented FACES: A Night of Pink Hope, on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the Annapolis Hotel. The event was filled with love, charity and goodwill, and featured Paul Wharton as the Master of Ceremonies. This exquisite runway hair and fashion show was sponsored by RA Cares, Sheehy […]

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Community Health Report Shows County Progress With Cancer Screening

Community Health Report Shows County Progress With Cancer Screening

| May 19, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health recently released its fourteenth annual Report Card of Community Health Indicators. The publication, which can be viewed on the Department website, www.aahealth.org, reviews County health statistics related to cancer, communicable diseases, infant health and other selected health topics. The Report Card highlights progress made in lowering death rates […]

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