Cancer Support Center

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.
 

Holiday House Walk Nov. 18 to benefit Cancer Support Center

The Cancer Support Center is sponsoring a Holiday House Walk on Saturday, Nov. 18. 
 
The event begins at 10 a.m. at the Flossmoor Country Club. Ticket pick-up starts at 9 a.m. This event is hosted in partnership with the Women’s Board of the Cancer Support Center. 
 
In addition to visiting several beautifully decorated houses in Homewood and Flossmoor, participants also will enjoy a delicious lunch, raffles and holiday shopping.
 

Donations over $75,000 for Cancer Support Center annual walk

  Walkers, some dressed as super heroes in keeping 
  with the theme of the event, prepare to begin the 
  Walk of Hope on Oct. 1.
(Chronicle file photo)

Oncologist presents breast cancer program Oct. 23 at Cancer Support Center

Noted oncologist Dr. Dennis Citrin will give a presentation on breast cancer at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at the Cancer Support Center, 2028 Elm Road in Homewood.
 
Citrin, of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, will cover a variety of topics including prevalence of the disease, symptoms associated with the disease and discussions on how the treatment of breast cancer has changed over the years.
 

Boo ’10 will benefit Cancer Support Center

Celebrate the decades at the Cancer Support Center’s Boo ’10 fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 21.
 
Guests are encouraged to come in costume from their favorite decade.  “You might love the roaring ’20s, or you might be an ’80s person,” said Jeanette Bruni, co-chair. “Costumes are not mandatory, but they are encouraged. It’s really a lot of fun to be at an event with friends and neighbors dressed so festively!”
 

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