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Susan G. Komen Maine Race for the Cure - Bangor

Susan G. Komen Maine Race for the Cure Coming Sunday

By Sally Bilancia on Sept. 12, 2013, at 1:13 p.m.
Color the Bangor Waterfront “pink” on September 15, for the 17th Annual Susan G. Komen Maine Race for the Cure! Join thousands of people in support of this great cause. 75% of net funds remain right here in the State of Maine to fund education, screening and treatment programs. 25% …
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Check presentation from the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital and the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center

Maine Coast Memorial/ Wright Cancer Center win Komen grant

By Sally Bilancia on May 23, 2013, at 9:28 a.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen has announced its 2013 grantees, awarding nearly $265,000 to eight Maine programs. Among the eight grants funded this year is the Commit2Care program through a partnership between Maine Coast Memorial Hospital and the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center. Grant …
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Komen Maine Affiliate Grants to Fish River Rural Health

Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® Funds Breast Health Outreach Program with Fish River Rural Health

By Sally Bilancia on May 16, 2013, at 9:35 a.m.
The Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen has announced its 2013 Grantees, awarding nearly $265,000 to eight Maine programs. Among the grants funded this year is the Breast Health Educational Outreach program at Fish River Rural Health (FRRH). Fish River Rural Health (FRRH), a Federally Qualified Health Center with sites …
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Dolly Perkins and Terence Lee

Dancing Like the Stars raises over $42,000 for Komen Maine

By Sally Bilancia on March 12, 2013, at 8:56 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The inaugural Susan G. Komen Maine’s Dancing Like the Stars event was a great success, raising more than $42,000 for the local Susan G. Komen affiliate. The event was held at Gracie Theatre on Saturday, March 9. Eight local “celebrity” dancers competed for the top prize by …
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Dancing Like the Stars: A Fun Show for a Good Cause

By Sally Bilancia on March 09, 2013, at 12:11 p.m.
Susan G. Komen Maine’s Dancing Like the Stars will take place Saturday, March 9th at Gracie Theatre at Husson University. Tickets are still available at the door for $40. The event begins with a pre-event cocktail reception at 5:30pm with cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants and …
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Dancing Like the Stars Highlight: Andre Cushing

By Sally Bilancia on March 05, 2013, at 9:34 a.m.
Andre Cushing is no stranger to public service. Now he’s helping his community in a new way in honor of his wife Gwen, a breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed in 2010 and her sister, who was diagnosed in 2011. A recent returnee to dancing, (many moons ago in high …
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Dancing Like the Stars Highlight: Andrew Hamilton

By Sally Bilancia on March 01, 2013, at 3:20 p.m.
Andrew Hamilton- Father of the Bride needs your votes! BANGOR, ME – Andrew Hamilton, an attorney for Eaton Peabody, will soon be the father-of-the-bride. In an effort to brush up on his dancing skills and prepare for the father/daughter dance at the reception, he happily agreed to perform at the …
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Dancing Like the Stars Highlight: Allen Adams

By Sally Bilancia on Feb. 28, 2013, at 2:54 p.m.
Allen Adams: A Star is Born? BANGOR, ME – As a writer, Allen Adams never pictured himself learning the rumba to fight breast cancer… but he is now. Never one to fear making a fool of himself, Allen has agreed to perform as one of the local celebrity dancers for …
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Dancing Like the Stars Highlight: Dolly Perkins

By Sally Bilancia on Feb. 26, 2013, at 3:27 p.m.
Dolly Perkins resides in Brownville Maine. She is the mother of 10 children, and grandmother of 1. With seven daughters, breast cancer is a cause that is very near and dear to her family. To help the cause, former US Army Sgt. Perkins is trading in her combat boots for …
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Dorian Daniels Dances Like the Stars

By Sally Bilancia on Feb. 04, 2013, at 1:53 p.m.
Dorian Daniels from I-95 (WWMJ, a station of Town Square Media) will participate in the inaugural Dancing Like the Stars event, a fundraiser for the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. Well known for her 13 years on 92.9 WEZQ, she now resides on I-95, Bangor’s Home for Classic Hits. …
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Gateway Title presents check for $15,000 to the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen

Gateway Title Raises Nearly $18,000 for the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen

By Sally Bilancia on Nov. 27, 2012, at 3:56 p.m.
The Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure received a check today for $15,000 from Gateway Title, in addition to nearly $3,000 the Gateway teams raised for the Bangor and Portland Race for the Cure events. Gateway Title raised the majority of the funds through a fundraising promotion, …
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Kim White of Darlings and Sally Bilancia of the Komen Maine Affiliate

Darling’s Raises $12,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure

By Sally Bilancia on Oct. 12, 2012, at 3:26 p.m.
Darling’s Ford, a long time sponsor of the Komen Maine Race for the Cure in Bangor, took their sponsorship a few steps further once again. They had the largest corporate team for the Race, generously offering to pay half the registration fee for their employees to participate. At the Race …
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2011 Komen Maine Race for the Cure - Bangor

Komen Maine Race for the Cure – Bangor Has Many Registration Options Available

By Sally Bilancia on Sept. 12, 2012, at 11:02 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine  — The Komen Maine Race for the Cure will be held this Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Bangor Waterfront and there are still several ways to register. Online registration at komenmaine.org will be available until 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14. The Race has a new registration and …
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2011 Bangor Race for the Cure

NEW Registration and T-shirt Pick Up Site for Komen Maine Race for the Cure® – Bangor

By Sally Bilancia on Sept. 06, 2012, at 9:51 a.m.
The Komen Maine Race for the Cure in Bangor, Maine will have a new registration and T-shirt pick up site at the Broadway Shopping Center this year. The store is located near TJ Maxx between H&R Block and Sherwin Williams and opens for the first time this season on Thursday. …
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Maine Breast Cancer Coalition receives grant from the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Support Service Fund

By Sally Bilancia on July 13, 2012, at 9:13 a.m.
The Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure recently granted $50,000 to the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition’s Support Service Fund. The Fund assists low-income, uninsured, or underinsured applicants who don’t qualify for other assistance programs. The Fund provides financial assistance for a wide range of essential services or …
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Breast Health Leadership Award – Call for Nominations

By Sally Bilancia on June 18, 2012, at 1:33 p.m.
Each year the Maine Breast Health Cooperative (MBHC) honors an individual or group who has made an outstanding difference in breast health and breast cancer in Maine. The Breast Health Leadership Award is open to volunteers, advocates, professionals, and groups whose efforts are noteworthy and have gone above and beyond …
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Komen Race for the Cure partners with Hannaford for early registration promotion

By Sally Bilancia on June 14, 2012, at 10:57 a.m.
The Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announces a partnership with Maine Race for the Cure Statewide Presenting Sponsor, Hannaford Supermarkets, to encourage early Race registration and fundraising. Participants who register for the Komen Maine Race for the Cure on or before June 30th will have a …
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Bill Nemitz moderated this panel discussion of breast cancer prevention, screening and treatment.

Breast Cancer Symposium A Great Success

By Sally Bilancia on May 30, 2012, at 3:48 p.m.
UBS Financial Services partnered with the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and American Cancer Society to offer a Breast Cancer Symposium at USM in Portland on May 24th. With nearly 200 attendees and 18 exhibitors, the event was informative for breast cancer survivors and the general …
 
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