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Your Count Down for APRIL ~ Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month:

 #1  -   Order Your Free Reach Out Kits!
     >>>   NOW available in SPANISH!   <<<

reach out kit 2013 graphic    Share a Life-Saving Message:
     Heartburn can cause Cancer

T
hese FREE kits feature posters,
brochures and periwinkle blue wristbands
all bearing the life-saving message:
Heartburn can cause Cancer. 

Reach Out at your work, school, church,
health care center - anywhere people can
           get the message.

                               

ORDER YOUR FREE English Language KITS NOW!

ORDER YOUR FREE SPANISH LANGUAGE KITS NOW!

Check out who is spreading the word across the nation!
Click here to see ECAN's REACH OUT HONOR ROLL

GET YOUR ORDER IN NOW!
We will only be taking Reach Out kit orders through April 26th

                                                                                              

#2 - Paint your State Periwinkle in AprilAwareness-Month-Map--in-Layers-as-of-4-21-14.jpg
  ECAN volunteers are blanketing the nation, requesting that their Governors
proclaim April Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month
in their home states.

Check out the map above - Is your state covered?
If not, sign up NOW to Paint Your State Periwinkle this April!
 
                                                                                                                       

#3 - Volunteer at Events in your area! 
Hands up
ECAN is hosting awareness raising
and fundraising events around the
nation in 2014 and
WE NEED YOUR HELP

   to make them successful! 


Upcoming ECAN events will take place in
 Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania and Illinois - and more are being added all the time!

         Sign up to help NOW!
                                                                                                                                           

#4  -  Create Your Own Event!
         Paint your Town Periwinkle!

Paint the Town Periwinkle: Thailand

In April of 2013, ECAN volunteers around the
world - from Tennessee to
Thailand (
pictured left)
hosted their own events called
Paint the Town Periwinkle
-
the brainchild of Tennessee
EC Survivor Stacy Alexander
(click here to find out about last year's events!)
Now,
you can Paint Your Town Periwinkle this year, too!

        Go to our Life-Saver Challenge and create your own event!
If you have a team of five or more and raise more than $150,
we will send every member of your team a FREE ECAN T-Shirt.

Just drop us a note to let us know your plans!
 
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    #5   -  Keep Henry's Hope Alive in NYC
                     Run or Walk the Verrazano Festival of Races!
Henry's Hope Verrazano Festival of Races 2014: Henry's Hope
Saturday, April 26th &
Sunday, April 27th

Shore Road Park

Brooklyn, New York

  
Saturday, April 26th
Half Marathon at 8:00 am
Sunday, April 27th
5K at 8:00 am
10K at 9:00 am
Saturday and Sunday
Bib pickup at 6:30 am
                Register Now!
                                                                             

    #6    -   Rock and Ride to Fight EC
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Saturday, May 3rd

Antique Car Show
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
50's & 60's Dance
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Near Norwich, Connecticut
Moose Lodge No. 950

115 Fitchville Rd

Bozrah, CT 06334

bill and marie reilly

Join esophageal cancer survivor Bill Riley and his wife Marie, family and friends as they host an entertaining evening to highlight the importance of raising awareness of esophageal cancer. Tickets $20 per person.

Enjoy an antique car show, dinner, speaker, raffles and dancing to the tunes of DJ Jimmy Izzarelli.

For more information please email
Marie Riley at hmarie1114@yahoo.com or
Linda Ververis  at ververis@nfaschool.org

                                                                                                                                         

  #7    -   Second Annual Walk with Champ

walk with champ walkingSaturday, May 17, 2014
Register at 9 am
Walk at 10 am

Riverview Park
South 25th St and the Lehigh River
Easton, Pennsylvania

Five mile walk
begins and ends at Riverview Park

Register NOW

Registration fee: $35
Children 12 and under free with adult
 (but must register in advance)

 

Register by May 7th for guaranteed t-shirt and gift bag

                                                                                                                                        


  #8    -   Third Annual Smiles for Bob 5K
in Chicagoland
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Saturday, June 21, 2014
smiles for bob logo8:00 am
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

195 Nester Road
Elgin, Illinois

Registration fee
(by 6/18) $25 

      
   
  Find out more

Bob Geier was just 52 years old when he was
diagnosed smiles for bob - familywith Stage IV Esophageal Cancer in January 2011 and lost his battle four short months later.

Bob's children wanted to find a way to honor their father's memory and raise awareness about this devastating disease.  Because daughter Kayla is a runner and Bob always had a smile on his face, the Smiles for Bob 5K was born.

 


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Esophageal Cancer Awareness Events
in Partnership with
Public Libraries
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Physicians share the facts about
the link between
Heartburn and Cancer
 in presentations and discussion
with members of the public at
free events throughout the nation
 

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Pueblo, Colorado

Tuesday, April 22nd
6:30 pm
at

Rawlings Library
100 East Abriendo Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81004

Dr. Charles Ruzkowski
Parkview Gastroenterology

made possible with the generous support of
Covidien

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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Wednesday, April 23rd
6:30 pm
at
Penrose Library
Carnegie Reading Room
20 North Cascade Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Dr. Reginald Bell
SurgOne Foregut Institute

made possible by the generous support of
Covidien

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Show Your
Periwinkle Passion
this April with

Awareness Merchandise 
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Wristbands and Keychains
WRISTBANDS AND KEYCHAINS

Moisture Wicking Athletic Shirts
Moisture-Wicking T-shirt
 

Bumper Magnets
HEARTBURN CAN CAUSE CANCER CAR MAGNETS

Lunch Bags
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Ribbon Magnets to
Honor Your Heroes

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Periwinkle Lampwork
Bead and Sterling Silver Jewelry

esophageal cancer, awareness, jewelry, crystal cha cha braceletCustom designed
just for ECAN by Indiana Glass Artist Carol Watson.

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