OCTOBER is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

CANCER Breast cancer is a complex disease that will affect 1 in 9 Canadian women during their lifetime. Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal carcinomas, while those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas. Breast Cancer is a complex disease with no known single cause. In 2013, it is estimated … [Read more...]

ARGONAUTS PINK DAY 2013 – FOOTBALL 101 is here!

– ARGONAUTS PINK DAY 2013 2nd Annual Celebration of Cancer Survivor’s Event  OCTOBER 24, 2013 Every season in October, the CFL run a PINK campaign in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This year the Toronto Argonauts are holding our campaign on October 24, 2013 vs. the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, kickoff is at 7:30 at Rogers Centre. I have teamed up for a 2nd year in a row with A Celebration of Women™ and we will be hosting our 2nd annual Celebration of Cancer Survivors VIP … [Read more...]

Lost a Loved One to Breast Cancer?

How to Support a Friend Who Lost a Loved One to Breast Cancer After learning about a friend or co-worker who has lost someone from breast cancer, it's natural to feel emotionally paralyzed. You're unsure about what to say, how to react, or whether or not you should even offer help for the family. Find your role in the process in the following ways. Grieving & Mourning If you've never had to face the death of a loved one who suffered from a prolonged illness, you may not … [Read more...]

Celebrating our Committee Chair, Rev. Sky Starr !!!

PINK DAY 2013 COMMITTEE CHAIR - REV. SKY STARR   Rev. Sky Starr lives in the Jane/Finch corridor, a troubled neighbourhood that sees frequent gang-related shootings and stabbings. Rev. Starr recognized that violence has left her community in a constant state of grief--so she got trained in grief counselling. She is also TOP 50 in CANADA VOLUNTEERS !!! Her goal is to help heal her neighbours and friends, because she says, "there's a need, so I serve. It is in me." In 2007, Starr … [Read more...]

Tiffany Bond celebrated by Canadian Cancer Society!

Below is a truly gracious and well deserved email received by our very own Tiffany Bond, and we celebrate here today with her! Hi Tiffany, Attached are the final Tiffany Bond - daffodil month of the QMI and Postmedia articles that are going to print tomorrow in the following papers: Postmedia: Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star and Thunder Bay Chronicle QMI: Toronto Sun, 24 Hours Toronto, Barrie Examiner, Kingston Whig-Standard, London Free Press, Peterborough Examiner, St. Catharines … [Read more...]

Argonauts Game – OCT 14 – Special Message from David Lontini

Special Message from  ... DAVID LONTINI  TORONTO ARGONAUTS FOOTBALL CLUB   "A Celebration of Cancer Survivors" POST GAME SPECIAL EVENT - SUPPORT GREAT CA-- USE - BUY TICKETS DIRECT Date: Sunday October 14/12 Time: Post-Game – 60 – 90mins Where: Rogers Centre VIP Area "It is my pleasure to announce that the Toronto Argonauts Football Club have teamed up with A Celebration of Women™ to bring to you an exciting event. It is our goal is to share inspirational stories/testimonials on … [Read more...]

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