Three ticket box items remain unclaimed following our Golf Tournament last Friday, August 11, and we do not have contact information for the winners. Two of the winning tickets had no names – the items and winning ticket numbers are: Basket of Preserves – ticket #803978 Mystery Box – ticket #8039100 The 3rd item was won by Gail Nalon, but
BCAK has released the Summer 2017 edition of its TODAY newsletter. In addition to the normal updates of ongoing activities, this issue contains articles on recent and upcoming events – BCAK’s Walk for Awareness, Education Evening and “Share the Care” Golf Tournament. You will also find articles on Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s “Thriving Together” conference, a new drug for metastatic breast
New Logo Released in Conjunction with 24th Annual Walk For Awareness In Conjunction with our 24th Annual Walk For Awareness, we are introducing our new logo. Our original logo was created 23 years ago when BCAK was first registered as a charitable organization. The new logo incorporates a stylized version of the traditional pink breast cancer ribbon with black teardrop,
How to Make a Slider for Donning a Compression Sleeve By Leda Raptis Compression therapy is central to lymphedema management at present. However, putting a compression garment on can be difficult. This may lead to poor adherence to treatment, which is likely to negate any benefit achieved via months of laborious bandaging. A solution to this difficulty is a slider.
Tai Chi Demonstration BCAK is considering adding Tai Chi classes to its list of exercise programs for breast cancer survivors if there is sufficient interest. To familiarize members with this exercise form, BCAK has arranged for Denis Dong and some of his fellow Tai Chi practitioners to provide a demonstration: on Saturday, June 3 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the