witf has been chosen by the American Cancer Society, East Central Division Awards Committee as the 2012 recipient of the Division Citation Award.
Did you know that on average, adults who smoke cigarettes die 14 years earlier than nonsmokers? And, that more deaths are caused each year by tobacco use than by all deaths from HIV, illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders combined? (CDC.gov) These are some good reasons to seriously think about taking steps towards quitting.
A hayride and reception in the peach orchard kicked off the 2012 Farm to Table event at Strite’s Orchard in Harrisburg. “You can turn around and see the orchards where your food is coming from. It’s a special connection with what you eat and how you eat,” Louise Sukle, the event chair said.
One day out of the entire year is your day. On this day, you can get away with (almost) anything. Everyone is super nice to you on this day because it is your birthday. However that perfect present or the cake may mean more to some than others, especially the people who are fighting to get to that next birthday. For these people, birthdays are doubly special because of the long hard journey that they have encountered during their cancer battle.
Louise Sukle is the chair of this year’s American Cancer Society Farm to Table Dinner, an open air dining experience based on ingredients sourced directly from local farms and farmers' markets in Central PA.
“One year and five days after I started working for the American Cancer Society, I was diagnosed with stage I testicular cancer, and it happened to be my brother’s birthday as well: January 8th, 2007.”
The American Cancer Society's Camp Can Do is a "fun fun fun and safe" place for kids who are facing cancer to enjoy summer activities.
Hershey, PA (June 18, 2012)- The Hope Lodge of Central Pennsylvania will hold a grand reopening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 20, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at the Hope Lodge, 125 Lucy Avenue in Hummelstown, PA, to celebrate the Lodge’s renovation and interior makeover project.
Lawrence Tyler and Carol Brown have been friends since high school but recently joined forces to create a photography business, Tyler Brown Photography, in York, PA. They do it all- weddings, parties, portraits. But, recently, they’ve created a special project about something that has touched both of their lives deeply: cancer.
When Joy Lindsay was diagnosed with bi-lateral breast cancer in Oct 2010, she wanted two things more than anything else: to be able to drive ad to be able to keep working. Joy has been an employee at Harsco for 25 years and is currently the Corporate Communications Administrative Assistant there.