Hope For Heather - Ovarian Cancer Awareness of CNY

"Hope is faith holding out its hand in the dark" [author unknown]

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YNN TEAL Walk Event Videos 09/26/2010 - YNN TV 10 News coverage
of the TEAL Ribbon 5K certified run and walk. LIVERPOOL, N.Y. - One in 70 women run the risk of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Hundreds of runners & walkers gathered at Onondaga Lake Park to help raise money for a cure and raise awareness of the disease. The second annual Heather's Teal Ribbon Walk and Run was organized by Hope for Heather. Organizers also set up booths to educate the community about the disease. "We have a survivor tent, we have information for women who are undergoing treatment, where to get help. We just try to pass out the education and warning signs on to everyone here," said Frieda Weeks, President of Hope for Heather. YNN was a proud sponsor of Sunday's run and walk. 2010 Walk Photos| YNN Video Story| 5K Race Results|. . .
Hope for Heather Event Videos 09/26/2010 - 2nd Annual Teal Ribbon Run / Walk Great Day for an Important cause
WSYR TV 9 News coverage of the TEAL Ribbon 5K certified run and walk. Frieda Weeks is interviewed in the clip. Over 700 attend the 2nd annual 5k run and walk, to support suvivors and loved ones stricken by this relentless disease. 20 teams of 6 to over 60 members displayed their support for the mission of Hope for Heahter to raise money for research and to spread awareness. Congressman Dan Maffei provided a proclamation. 2010 Walk Photos| WSYR Video Story| 5K Race Results|. . .
10,000 TEAL Ribbons @ NYS Fair Help Spread Ovarian Cancer Awareness to 30,000
09/03/2010 - September 3rd is National Wear TEAL day for Ovarian Cancer Awareness. Hope for Heather.org is passing out 10,000 TEAL ribbons for Ovarian Cancer Awareness at the New York State Fairgrounds.Organizers believe this effort will spread awareness to over 30,000 women. Knowledge of early symptoms can save a loved one: a mother, grandmother, sister, a daughter from the 5th leading cause of cancer death in women. "Fight Like a Girl" and "Tell a Friend about Ovarian Cancer." September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. 10,000 TEAL Ribbons Photo
Ovarian Cancer
The Key to Survival
. .is Education,
. .is Early Diagnosis,
. .is Research

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Ovarian Cancer
The Key to Survival

"If you have
any of the 4 Key
early symptoms,"
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"Don't wait. Ask your
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