Cancer Support Center

Cancer Support Center's remodeled Homewood space is rededicated on Thursday

The Cancer Support Center is inviting participants, volunteers, donors and community members to a rededication on Thursday, Oct. 25, of the newly remodeled Homewood location, 2028 Elm Road.
 
The 6 to 8 p.m. event also includes an art show of work by Cancer Support Center participants and a newly created video.
 

Walk of Hope for Cancer Support Center is Sunday

Donna Anfield of Homewood has been coming to the Cancer Support Center the past four years and has found ways to give back.
 
She’ll do that again on Sunday, Oct. 7, volunteering her time at the Walk of Hope, the agency’s major fundraiser. She’s looking forward to seeing friends and their families come out Sunday. 

Underachievers unite to support the arts and Cancer Support Center

Runners tend to dress in shorts and light shirts to help with comfort and performance. Angela Brozowski came to the Homewood Business Association's first 0.3K "run" on Saturday dressed as a unicorn. "It makes me fast and glittery," she said. "I can run on rainbows, soar over everybody." It was that kind of race.

The Cancer Support Center hosts survivor conference Sept. 15

The Cancer Support Center will host its second annual Survivor Conference on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Chamberlain College of Nursing, 18624 W Creek Dr., Tinley Park.
 
“Survive and Thrive” is the theme for the free program from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for those who have battled or are currently battling cancer, and their caregivers. The event is designed to physically, emotionally and mentally enhance the lives of participants.
 

Carlton Fisk on the course Aug. 24 for Cancer Support Center

Take a swing with Baseball Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk on Friday, Aug. 24, when he plays with participants in the Cancer Support Center’s 27th annual golf outing.
 
Fisk, who was a White Sox catcher for 12 years, will be on the course at Ravisloe Country Club. All golfers will have a chance to play a hole with Fisk on the course. Any golfer who outdrives him will receive an autographed baseball.
 

Cancer Support Center's 'Chairs with a Purpose' bidding opens at noon Friday

  Painted "Chairs with a Purpose" are on display
  during the Artisan Street Fair in Homewood 
  in June. The chair auction will begin Friday.

  (Photo by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Beautifully decorated chairs will raise funds for the Cancer Support Center

  (Photos by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
 
Sit back and relax this summer in your specially designed Adirondack chair.
 

Family-friendly bike ride to help prostate cancer sufferers

Keith Kebschull designs his annual Pedal for Prostate fundraising bike ride to be family-friendly and fun. It's not a race. It's an opportunity for solace and service and, hopefully, sunshine. The fourth annual ride will begin, rain or shine, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, from the parking lot at Aurelio's Pizza, 18162 Harwood Ave. in Homewood. 

Cancer Support Center’s Texas Hold’em fundraiser is Saturday

The Cancer Support Center Community Board is hosting the 14th annual Texas Hold’em Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3, at Balagio Ristorante, 17501 Dixie Highway in Homewood.
 
This event has helped raise more than $500,000 for the work of the Cancer Support Center in Homewood and Mokena. Organizers are looking for 100 card players to support the event. The final table winners will receive $5,000 or more in cash and prizes. 
 

Holiday Tree & Wreath Sale Benefitting The Cancer Support Center

The Cancer Support Center is accepting orders through Friday, Nov. 24, for its sale of holiday wreaths and trees.
 

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