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Eileen and Heidi - Ann Arbor Outreach CoordinatorsWelcome to the home page for the Ann Arbor Network of FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered! Here you will find information on our local efforts to provide information, support, awareness, and advocacy for individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Our outreach coordinators are Eileen Mallory and Heidi Wagner.

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Events

Candid Conversations Event October 8, 2014 Health Fair 3:00-4:15 pm  Candid Conversations 4:15-6:15 pm

DeVos Place
303 Monroe Avenue, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

See the link below for more information and to register:
http://www.spectrumhealth.org/betty-ford-event

Candid Conversations
Be inspired! Be informed! Join ABC News anchor Amy Robach and Susan Ford Bales (daughter of the late Betty and President Gerald Ford) at DeVos Place on October 8th for Candid Conversations, a free event made possible by Spectrum Health Betty Ford Breast Care Services.
Betty Ford was a pioneer in breast cancer awareness. When the tell-it-like-it-is First Lady went public about her BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS  and treatment, she became the voice for openness, detection and treatment. Betty’s legacy continues as Amy talks about the pivotal moments in her own personal journey. Spectrum Health clinical experts will join Amy and Susan to talk about advancements in breast cancer care.
Come early to visit the FORCE booth at the health fair that starts at 3 p.m. Check out vendor booths and take home health information, discounts, giveaways and more. Candid Conversations kicks off with Amy at 4:15 p.m. The event ends at 6:15 p.m.


Support Meeting October 16, 2014  7:00-8:30 pm

Cancer Support Community
2010 Hogback Road, Suite 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

RSVP: Eileenm@facingourrisk.org

Do you have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer? Have you tested positive for a BRCA mutation? Are you considering genetic testing? You are not alone.

FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. FORCE is holding our quarterly get-together and we hope you can join us!

Learn from other people who are navigating the hereditary cancer path. Help someone else by sharing your story. This is a great chance to meet some local area FORCE members and/or catch up with those you’ve met at previous get-togethers.


Brighton Power of Pink - October

Brighton's Power of Pink to Support FORCE!
From September 26th through the month of October, FORCE will receive $10 from the sale of every 2014 Power of Pink Bracelet and $8 from the sale of every Coachella leather bracelet sold by the store below. Not near a store? You can place a phone or email order. When ordering, please mention FORCE.

About the Bracelets

For the first time ever, Brighton will offer two limited edition bracelets! brighton power of pink bracelet 2014

The 2014 Power of Pink Bracelet (pictured) is fashioned after Brighton’s recently launched Your True Color Joyful Collection and features a Power of Pink commemorative ribbon crafted of bezel-set Swarovski crystal on a brilliantly pink pear-shaped stone.

The Coachella leather bracelet is the first customizable charm bracelet for the Power of Pink. The Coachella leather bracelet allows you to create a one-of-a-kind gift by adding beautiful Brighton charms and beads.

Brighton Collectibles at Briarwood Mall
256 Briarwood Circle   
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 222-8401
annarbor@brightoncollectibles.com

 


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FORCE Live Life Empowered

Join FORCE's 15th anniversary celebration and Live Life Empowered! If FORCE has helped you in your hereditary cancer journey, now's your chance to pay it forward. You can make a difference by making a donation or by sharing your empowerment story on a personal online fundraising page. No matter which option you choose, your action will make more anniversary celebrations possible.

FORCE challenges you to raise $150 to help others Live Life Empowered! We are looking for at least 15 local members to join our city's team! Can we count on you?

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