Posts Tagged with "breast cancer"

Canoeing for a Cure

Thursday, July 8, 2010

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Canoeing for a Cure

Two Fox Valley residents, Aaron Drendel and Jake Mullins, from Batavia, IL are paddling the length of the Mississippi River in their canoe to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer. As of the day I’m writing this they have travelled 1494 miles down the river after starting at the head waters of Lake Itasca, MN. The total for their planned trip is 2,320mi.

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Fox Valley Doctor Cycles to Pike’s Peak to Fight Cancer

Monday, June 28, 2010

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Fox Valley Doctor Cycles to Pike’s Peak to Fight Cancer

Sometimes to move a mountain, you have to climb one. I read this Daily Herald article today with great interest. A local private practice surgeon specializing in Breast Cancer, Bob Maganini, will be riding his bike 1,000 plus miles to the base of Pike’s Peak in Colorado, where he will put down the bike and hike to the 14,000ft summit.

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