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Lapper 2018: What you need to know

 

We are less than a month away from the 2018 Lapper and Survivors Day Celebration on May 12, 2018, and it is our hope you will  join us to honor and memorialize local people touched by cancer.

As we approach this year’s community event, here is what you need to know:

Event Schedule: 

What: Lapper 2018 and Survivors Day Celebration

When:  Saturday, May 12, 2018

Where: Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Brotherhood Office Park, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM – Check-in

9:30 AM – Program Starts

10 AM – Walk Begins

11 AM – Survivors Day Celebration featuring food and fun for the entire family!

How to register for Lapper 2018 online: 

Visit lapper2018.everydayhero.do. To register for Lapper 2018 , click “Start Fundraising.” Once you have confirmed your online registration, you will be able to create a team or join an existing team from your fundraising page. If you prefer to register via pen and paper, please visit Cancer Services, 6316 Mutual Drive,  to pick up a participant brochure.

How to receive a commemorative 2018 Lapper t-shirt: 

Raise $35 by May 1 to receive a commemorative Lapper t-shirt. This year’s theme acknowledges how a community of supporters have come together for more than 16 years to help local people touched by cancer through the Lapper fundraising walk.  Our roots grow deep.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where to park: 

Parking will be available throughout the Brotherhood Office Park. There will be parking coordinators and signage to help you find a spot!

How long is the walk: 

The walking trail is slightly less than a mile. While you are more than welcomed to take more than one lap, it really is your decision! The Survivors Day Celebration featuring food, games, and music for the entire family will begin at 11 a.m.

Survivors Day Activities 

  • Guided tours of Cancer Services’ facility

    Auggie is ready for kisses!

  • Take individual and team photos with event photographer
  • Free chair massages
  • Auggie the Doggie kissing booth
  • Face Painting
  • Kids craft table
  • Bounce House and other games
  • Live music

Lapper updates

Follow Cancer Services on Facebook for more Lapper updates, and let us know if you will be joining us on our Facebook event page!

Questions? 

Call Keiara Carr, 484-9560, or email kcarr@cancer-services.org

 

Hope to see you there! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join Cancer Services for Lapper 2018

The Lapper is a fundraising walk for Cancer Services to honor or memorialize a loved one touched by cancer. After the walk, we come together for the Survivors Day Celebration featuring food, music and fun for the entire family!

Start fundraising on your own or create a team to join you for the Lapper walk on May 12, 2018. Raise $35 by May 1 to receive a commemorative t-shirt. Start fundraising today at lapper2018.everydayhero.do, or click the header above.

 

How will your contribution help? 

The money raised stays in our community. You and your team of community supporters can make a difference:

  • $50 can provide one wig for a client who has lost their hair due to treatment.
  • $100 can provide one month of nutritional supplement for a client undergoing chemotherapy.
  • $250 can provide four oncology massages from one of Cancer Services’ certified oncology massage therapists.
  • $500 can provide financial assistance to a client paying for nausea and pain medicine.
  • $1,000 can ensure a client receives a year of practical and emotional support.

Learn the ancient art of Feng Shui

Presented by Sara Kruger, owner of Sara Bella Home Staging, “Feng Shui for Health and Energy” will demostrate how to balance energies in a given space. In two sessions, you will learn skills to promote health and positive energy.
What: Feng Shui for Health and Energy

When: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018 and Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Where: Healing Arts Center, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Admission: This program is free and open to the public; please call 260-484-9560 or toll free at 866-484-9560 or email Ann Hathaway at ahathaway@cancer-services.org for more information or to make reservations.

 

Support Cancer Services when you shop at Kroger

Kroger

Whether you’re picking up a gallon of milk or need a whole week’s worth of groceries, you can take advantage of the Kroger Community Rewards program and help people with cancer while you shop.

Kroger rewards Cancer Services with a quarterly donation when our supporters select us as their charity of choice and use their Kroger Plus Card to shop.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Go to https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards
  2. Click on Create an Account (If you already have a Kroger Plus card, but are not an online customer) or click on Sign in (If you are an online customer already and just want to designate Cancer Services as your charity of choice.
  3. Cancer Services’ organization number is 11230.

Visit https://www.kroger.com/asset/vn_18694ca0c0178c6c5ece8511e00007ae/central_faqsfor more information.

Please pass this information along and encourage your family and friends to enroll as well!

Join us for Friends 4 Lunch

 

Friends 4 Lunch is an opportunity for those interested in learning more about Cancer Services. It includes a brief video, a tour of our building and a light lunch.

We host the lunch every fourth Friday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and we would be happy to reserve a space for you and friends.

To RSVP , please call 260-484-9560 or toll free 866-484-9560.

Cancer Services Comedy Night

Please join Cancer Services  for Cancer Services Comedy Night, 7 p.m. Saturday, February 24 at Sweetwater, 5501 US-30, Fort Wayne, IN 46818.

Cancer Services Comedy Night will feature hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, a friendly joke competition, and stand-up comedian Michael Palasak to top off the night.

Michael Palascak was a finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and has appeared on the “The Late Show,” “The Tonight Show,” and “Conan.”  He also has a half-hour special on Comedy Central.

Tickets are $50 per person and $75 per person for VIP. VIP tickets include one free drink ticket and a meet and greet with Michael Palascak. Tickets are limited.

Purchase your tickets online here  or visit our office at 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. For more information, please call Keiara Carr at 260-484-9560.

View 2017 Design on Life Auction Items

Click here to view the items up for auction at the 2017 Design on Life Spring Auction, 6:30 p.m. February 25, 2017 at Ceruti’s Diamond Room. We are still adding unique items and experiences to the website, so please check back regularly to add more items to your wish list.

The 14th Annual Design on Life Spring Auction will bring the essence of the French Riviera with a full evening of live and silent auctions, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, live entertainment by Dan Heath and the Paradise Trio. The evening will also feature a new card game where participating guests get a chance to win a fabulous prize.

Cancer Services’ Design on Life Auction has been held as a prelude to the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show since 2004, raising more than $460,000 to help families in our community that are touched by cancer.

Individual tickets are $50; $600 for a Reserved Table of 10.  Each event ticket purchased includes a complimentary ticket to the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show.  Purchase tickets online at: Design on Life Tickets.

For more information about the event, including sponsorship opportunities, contact Keiara Carr at kcarr@cancer-services.org or call (260)484-9560.

2017 Design on Life Spring Auction

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Join the party for Monte Carlo Night!  The 14th Annual Design on Life Spring Auction will bring the essence of the French Riviera to Ceruti’s Diamond Room on February, 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

The evening features hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, a new game, entertainment by The Paradise Trio and the opportunity to bid on exciting and unique items during live and silent auctions.

Cancer Services’ Design on Life Auction has been held as a prelude to the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show since 2004, raising more than $460,000 to help provide practical resources and compassionate assistance to families in our community that are touched by cancer.

Individual tickets are $50; $600 for a Reserved Table of 10.  Each event ticket purchased includes a complimentary ticket to the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show.  Purchase tickets online at: https://cancer-services.org/what-we-do/events.  If you would like more information about the event or are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Keiara Carr at kcarr@cancer-services.org or call (260)484-9560.

 

Shop at AmazonSmile to benefit Cancer Services

Support Cancer Services while you shop online!

Amazon Smile

Support Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana while you shop at smile.amazon.com. Amazon will donate .05% of eligible purchases to Cancer Services of Allen County (our legal name).

All you need to do is use this link:  http://smile.amazon.com/ch/35-0965609 (bookmark it so you can keep going back) and make your purchases as you normally would.  Cancer Services will use the money we receive from your Amazon Smile purchase to pay for needed programs and services for people in our community who have cancer.

Please save and share this link with your family and friends.  It’s a great way for you to support Cancer Services with the purchases you are already planning to make!

Kroger Rewards

Support People With Cancer While You Grocery ShopKroger

Whether you’re picking up a gallon of milk or need a whole week’s worth of groceries, you can take advantage of the Kroger Community Rewards program and help people with cancer while you shop.

Kroger rewards Cancer Services with a quarterly donation when our supporters select us as their charity of choice and use their Kroger Plus Card to shop.

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Go to https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards
  2. Click on Create an Account (If you already have a Kroger Plus card, but are not an online customer) or click on Sign in (If you are an online customer already and just want to designate Cancer Services as your charity of choice.
  3. Cancer Services’ organization number is 11230.

Visit https://www.kroger.com/asset/vn_18694ca0c0178c6c5ece8511e00007ae/central_faqs for more information.

Please pass this information along and encourage your family and friends to enroll as well!

Friends 4 Lunch

Join us for lunch on the fourth Friday of each month!

Friends 4 Lunch is designed for those interested in learning moresoup-and-salad-ppsop about Cancer Services.  It includes a light lunch, tour of our building, and time to ask questions. We value your time, therefore, the program will last one hour.

Time:  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location:  6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne

Please contact Stacey Stumpf at sstumpf@cancer-services.org or 260-484-9560/866-484-9560 to make a reservation!

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