Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Cancer Society’

Local Cancer Society office has new manager

bill yurchuk

Bill Yurchuk is the new manager of the local office of the Canadian Cancer Society. Yurchuk, who comes from the financial services industry, has been on the job less than a month, although he says he is quickly coming up to speed. “The Canadian Cancer Society has more impact, against more cancers, in more communities [...]

‘Men’s Night Out’ great first-year success for Cancer Society organizers

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While the amount raised is still being tallied, organizers of last Saturday’s inaugural “Men’s Night Out” event, held at Lambton Ford and attended by several hundred devotees of hot cars, food, loud rock and, yes, beer, say the fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society was a resounding success. “It was a great time,” said Kevin [...]

Men’s Night Out hopes to take a bite out of cancer


It’s a first annual event and while no one is saying it’s all about the cause—fighting cancer will be front and centre at the Men’s Night Out event on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Lambton Ford, from 7 p.m to 11 p.m. The event, which costs $25 (tickets are available at or through the local chapter [...]

Silent auction winner will have bathroom vanity signed by hockey legend


Hockey legend Curtis Joseph was at BrownStones Sports Lounge & Restaurant on Sunday to greet fans and answer questions. Sarnia Cabinets was there too, and started a silent auction on a vanity signed by ‘CuJo’, with all proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society.  The auction will continue until Monday, May 13. To view and [...]

Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life in Sarnia 2012

Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life 2012

The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life in Sarnia 2012 is slated for Jun. 15 at Clearwater Park, Sarnia, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Organizers are looking for people to participate by walking in the relay or volunteering their time to help organize and make the event a success. Relay For Life is an [...]

Agency holding ‘Minute to Win It’ event for research on pediatric cancer

The local chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society is holding a fundraiser on Jan. 28 to raise funds to support pediatric cancer research. For Tyler Linker, who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) nearly seven years ago, the event is of special interest. Just three and a half when he began taking medications, blood [...]

AMAZING project raising funds for Bluewater Health Foundation and local Cancer Society


An AMAZING 111 artists are part of a compilation e-album containing 121 songs – a record-breaking number for a single release. This AMAZING compilation is now selling for just $10. Proceeds will go to the Canadian Cancer Society (60%) for research and prostate cancer awareness, and Bluewater Health Foundation (40%) for the hospital’s new Cancer [...]

Piano artist to perform free concert at Holiday Inn next Tuesday

sunny choi

International "piano artist" Sunny Choi will give a free concert at the Holiday Inn Sarnia/Pt Edward, on Tuesday, November 1 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Grammy award-winner Enrique Iglesias called Sunny Choi's piano playing 'truly amazing.' She has over 30 million YouTube views and has played in front of thousands with rave reviews. Sunny Choi [...]

Relay for Life begins tonight in Watford

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life begins tonight at 7 in Watford. The event, at the Watford Arena track, continues until 7 on Saturday morning. Local Relay for Life  fundraising in Sarnia-Lambton is now close to $100,000 for the year

Participants gearing up for Relay for Life


The Clearwater Arena will be a busy spot tonight and into the early hours of tomorrow morning. Participants in the 10th annual Canadian Cancer Society's "Relay for Life," will be raising money for research for a cure as well as celebrating survivors and honouring those who may have succumbed to various forms of the disease. [...]