Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A breast care coordinator, cancer survivor and proprietor of a boutique that caters to women in the midst of breast cancer treatment will answer your questions about breast cancer for the next two days.
It is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. For the next two days Patch will host a panel of people to field your questions about breast cancer. On Thursday, Oct. 9, and Friday, Oct. 10, our panel will take breast-cancer related questions from Patch users. So go ahead and ask away! Leave your questions in the comments area below and they’ll check back through Friday to answer your questions. The comments of these experts are intended for general information only, and should not be construed as medical counsel."
Friday, October 5, 2012
Wayzata Wine and Spirits and Wayzata Bar and Grill partner with Girly Girl Wines and Park Nicollet’s “Be Pink Wayzata” initiative. Proceeds to support the Jane Brattain Breast Center in Wayzata.
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Friday, October 5, 2012
Wayzata Wine and Spirits and Wayzata Bar and Grill have partnered with Girly Girl Wines to support Park Nicollet’s "Be Pink Wayzata" breast cancer awareness initiative. Throughout October, Wayzata Wine and Spirits will be donating $1 for every bottle of Girly Girl Wine sold. As part of their "Drink Pink" promotion, Girly Girl Wines will be matching the donations in an effort to raise $5,000 for breast cancer research. All proceeds will go to the Park Nicollet Jane Brattain Breast Center in Wayzata. Be Pink Wayzata themed wine glasses will also be on sale. Wayzata Wine and Spirits will donate $1 for every glass sold. Chardonnay, merlot, pinot gris and cabernet from Girly Girl Wines will also be served by the glass at Wayzata Bar and Grill. …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Real men not only wear pink, but have fought the fight against breast cancer. This weekend, men can join the popular women's cause against breast cancer at the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Conference in St. Paul.
Breast cancer isn’t just about pink ribbons anymore. Despite the common perception that women are only affected by breast cancer, thousands of men are also diagnosed with the disease each year. In fact, approximately 2,190 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among men in 2012, according to the American Cancer Society. In addition, approximately 410 men will die from breast cancer this year. A Pledge invites men in the community, corporate leaders, political figures and entrepreneurs to step up and pledge to raise awareness for breast cancer by supporting the 11th Annual Twin Cities Breast Cancer Awareness Conference alongside their spouse, sister, daughter or mother. The conference is set for Saturday, Oct. 6 in St. Paul…
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
"Save the Tatas" awareness campaign launches on Lake Minnetonka.
It’s hard to miss Kevin Kerkvliet and Dean Kaminski. With matching pink shirts and the phrase “Save the TaTas” blazed along the sides of their high-end fishing boats, the two professional walleye anglers draw plenty of attention whenever they are on the water. “Nobody in the professional walleye circuit—or from the FLW bass tour, for that matter—has done something like this with breast cancer or any other nonprofit-type organization,” Kerkvliet said. “My wife’s mother died of breast cancer, so it gave us extra incentive to get the sponsorship worked out.” Kerkvliet and Kaminski are part of the National Guard FLW Walleye Tour and travel around the country to fish in tournaments. They appeared on the Versus channel on July 31 and are on …