Body Mind Systems invites men and women ages 15 and up, for $20 a person, to its Self-Defense Seminar on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 7-8:30 p.m.
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Friday, September 21, 2012
On Oct. 7, Stoneham resident Alice Beltran will be running in the 12th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon® by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, as a member of the official Dana-Farber team, according to a press statement.
On Oct. 7, Stoneham resident Alice Beltran will be running in the 12th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon® by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, as a member of the official Dana-Farber team, according to a press statement. Each of the nearly 500 Dana-Farber team members are committed to raising more than $500 to support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber, according to the statement. Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund have partnered with the B.A.A. in the half marathon for 10 years, read the statement. During this time, runners on the Dana-Farber team have raised more than $3 million to assist with lifesaving discoveries, according to the statement. To support a runner in the B.A.A. Half Marathon, visit the event…
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Stoneham resident Mark Cashell, father of Emily, speaks on behalf of his young daughter's toy drive.
[Editor's note: The letter below was submitted by Stoneham resident Mark Cashell.] To the Editor, I am writing on behalf of my daughter Emily who has organized her second annual Holiday Toy Drive for Children’s Hospital and The Jimmy Fund Clinic. Emily is off to a late start this year due to her grandmother was hospitalized long term do to a horrible accident. With her grandmother now back at home Emily has asked if she could hold a second Holiday Toy Drive for Children’s Hospital and The Jimmy Fund Clinic. Emily is now nine years old and has not forgotten how her last two Christmas Holidays were spent in and around Children’s Hospital and The Jimmy Fund Clinic. This was during her sister Ashley’s treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia…
Friday, July 22, 2011
Erica and Courtney Surabian collected $103 in a two-day span selling waters, lemonade and iced tea. The two decided to donate all the money to The Jimmy Fund.
Stoneham Patch Whiz Kids of the Week Key to Awesomeness: It was back-to-back hot July days and Erica and Courtney decided to set up the cold drink stand. Over a span of two days, the sisters raked in $103 and decided to donate the money to The Jimmy Fund. When asked why they donated the money to the Jimmy Fund, Courtney replied, “Because we like helping others.” The sisters realized the deed they performed was the right decision after donating a good chunk of change to people in need. “It felt really good that it helped out other people and kids,” Erica said. The Surabian sisters knew the two days were going to be a success because they let customers know the money was not staying in their hands. “It went good because we told everybody it…