Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The annual MNBA Night will be rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 28th, at 3:30 p.m. due to the inclement weather on Friday.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–The Marple Newtown High School basketball games for theCoaches Vs. Cancer Night, MNBA Night, and Senior Night will be rescheduled to Monday, January 28th due to the impending inclement weather on Friday, Jan. 25. There will also be special presentations made to football coach Ray Gionta prior to the boys game and the school will be honoring four of their girls players for having achieved All Central in the fall season. Read the updated schedule below for Monday, Jan. 28th: AT MARPLE NEWTOWN 3:30 p.m.: Girls JV Basketball 4:30 p.m.: Boys JV Basketball 6 p.m.: Girls Varsity Basketball 7:30 p.m.: Boys Varsity Basketball AT RADNOR 3:30 p.m.: 9th Grade Girls Basketball 4:30 p.m.: 9th Grade Boys Basketball View the original …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Road to Recovery is a volunteer driving service for those in the Greater Philadelphia area, including Delaware County, who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
St. Anastasia School's Joseph's Brosephs Relay For Life Team will be walking from noon to noon Saturday and Sunday at the Haverford Reserve in support of the American Cancer Society.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–St. Anastasia School will be participating in this Saturday's Relay For Life at the Haverford Rerserve from noon to noon on Sunday. Don't forget to donate to St. Annie's Joseph's Brosephs Relay For Life team in support of their efforts to fight back against cancer. The donations will go towards the American Cancer Society in efforts to finding a cure for cancer. So far, the team has raised $130 out of their $2,500 goal. You can donate to the team here. You can honor a loved one with a luminaria during the ceremony. You can join the team here. (Anthony Dunn is the team captain). At the 24-hour event, the team will camp out overnight and take turns walking around the track at the Haverford Reserve to raise money and awareness …
Monday, March 21, 2011
The Marple Newtown High School Interact Club presented Bryn Mawr Health Center in Newtown Square over 300 daffodils to give to cancer patients.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Students from Marple Newtown High School's Interact Club presented Bryn Mawr Health Center of Newtown Square's cancer unit on March 17 a large box filled with over 300 daffodil stems to give to their patients facing cancer. "Everyone who comes here will receive a daffodil," said Mollie Fahnestock, the club's adviser. "Daffodils are the flower of hope and as it is a sign of spring, it is also a sign of hope." According to Fahnestock, the high school's Interact Club–an international rotary service club for youth, dedicating service and time to the community and internationally–has been participating in the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days for over 10 years. The Daffodil Days program "involves offering daffodils every …
Sunday, December 19, 2010
According to the American Cancer Society, 75,260 Pennsylvanians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year alone.
The nation was shocked last week with the news of Elizabeth Edwards' passing away from breast cancer and the announcement that Aretha Franklin had surgery for pancreatic cancer. But even sad news such as this can be beneficial. "Celebrities can be great in bringing awareness to and humanizing cancer. However, at this point, almost every one of us has a personal connection to the disease," writes Liz Scoropanos, Collegiate Income Development specialist for the American Cancer Society, in an e-mail. This year alone, 75,260 Pennsylvanians are expected to be diagnosed with some form of cancer, with skin cancer being the most common for both men and women, according to Scoropanos. Scoropanos points out, women are more susceptible to breast …