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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!

Loving Your Tummy

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11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., June 18

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., June 30

Do you ever experience digestive discomfort? You’re not alone! Millions of Americans suffer from indigestion, cramps, acid reflux, bloating, constipation and diarrhea.  Luckily, there are specific foods that can help with many of these common digestive complaints and may help trim your waistline at the same time. Choose one of three available dates to attend this workshop where you will learn how common foods such as garlic, onions, apples and plums may be causing your digestive system undue stress. While other foods such as spinach, tomatoes, blueberries and strawberries may help keep your digestive system humming along. Join us to learn some quick tips for good digestion and sample recipes.  Presented by Sue Delegrange, M.S., R.D., CSSD

Unless otherwise noted, programs are free, open to the public and held in our Healing Arts Center, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Please call 484-9560 or toll free 866-484-9560 for more information or to reserve a seat.

Dragon Boat Races!

FW dragon boat logoThe inaugural Fort Wayne Dragon Boat races are coming to River Palooza.  Proceeds will benefit Cancer Services.

Opening Ceremonies:

6 p.m.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Headwaters Park West, 330 S. Clinton St.

Be sure to visit the Cancer Services booth where you can purchase a flower in honor of a friend or loved one to float in the river.

Race Day:

9:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Headwaters Park West, 330 S. Clinton St.

Races run from Wells Street Bridge to Harrison Street Bridge

There will be live music and entertainment, food trucks, souvenirs, a kid’s play area, face painting and games. Please visit www.riverpaloozafw.org for more information and maps showing where to park.

The Big “O” and the Big “C”: 201 Intimacy Enhancers

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Thursday May 28

Please join us for a second educational workshop on intimacy andholding hands cancer. Jen Fecher, a knowledgeable educator at Boudoir Noir’s School of Loving Arts, will share ways to improve intimacy and pleasure during and after cancer treatment. She will also discuss specific products available to enhance your intimate relationship. There will be plenty of time to ask questions and gain helpful ideas for new things to try.

Unless otherwise noted, programs are free, open to the public and held in our Healing Arts Center, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Please call 484-9560 or toll free 866-484-9560 for more information or to reserve a seat.

 

Upcoming Genetic Testing Series Presentations

Parkview Health Genetic Counselors Rebecca Nelson, M.S. and Sarah King, M.S. will be presenting a two-part series on cancer and genetic testing in May.

  • May 6, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – The Genetics of Lady Business: A Discussion of Hereditary

This program will focus on rare hereditary causes of breast and ovarian cancer (BRCA1/2).  During this talk we will review basic genetics, family risk assessment, high risk medical management, genetic testing options, and the role of a genetic counselor.  We will reveal tips and tricks for collecting a family health history.  And, yes, there will be time to discuss Angelina Jolie-Pitt.

  • May 20, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Bringing up the Rear: A Discussion of Hereditary Colon Cancer

This final installment of the two part series will focus on rare hereditary causes of colon cancer (Lynch syndrome and FAP).  During this talk we will again review basic genetics, family risk assessment, high risk medical management, genetic testing options, and the role of a genetic counselor.  We will reveal tips and tricks for collecting a family health history specific to colon cancer.   Last “butt” not least, a review of nationwide efforts to start screening all colon tumors for Lynch syndrome will be included.

Both programs are free, open to the public and held in our Healing Arts Center, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825.  Please call 484-9560 or toll free 866-484-9560 for more information or to reserve a seat.

 

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