- Oswego County Opportunities’ Cancer Services Program wrapped up its Colorectal Cancer Awareness month campaign by creating the first-ever human blue ribbon in Oswego County. Approximately 35 people, dressed in blue, gathered at the Ringgold Pulaski Fire Department, 12 Lake St., to form the ribbon.
Pulaski Mayor Ernest Wheeler and Coordinator of Oswego County Opportunities’ Cancer Services Program, Carolyn Handville, distributed special shirts to community members as they gathered at the Ringgold Fire Department on March 26 to raise awareness of colorectal cancer and form the first-ever human blue ribbon in Oswego County.
In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Oswego County Opportunities’ Cancer Services Program joined merchants along Jefferson Street in Pulaski to make Pulaski’s main street “Go Blue” to raise awareness of colorectal cancer in Oswego County and encourage people to receive their necessary cancer screenings.
The honorary head pin for Oswego County Opportunities’ upcoming Bowl-A-Fun, the Pink Guardian Angel, uncovered one of the many benefits that OCO’s Youth Services provides when it visited members of OCO’s OPTIONS program.
Oswego County Opportunities’ Cancer Services Program has partnered with NYS Department of Health Cancer Services Program to bring the “Main Streets Go Blue” campaign to Oswego County.
In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, OCO, Inc’s Cancer Services Program urges men and women over age 50 to get screened for colorectal cancer.
It took Emily Bradshaw nearly her entire life to grow her long brown hair. It took only a few moments for the Kingsford fifth grader’s locks to be shaved off Monday evening. However, Emily’s unselfish act will give other youngsters a fighting chance at life. The 10-year-old was one of nearly 80 people taking part in the annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation event in the food court of the Campus Center at SUNY Oswego.
Emily Bradshaw is going to have her head shaved as part of a benefit to raise funds to help kids who are suffering from childhood cancer. People can donate to her effort. Or, they can “Brave the Shave” themselves on Feb. 28 at the SUNY Oswego Campus Center.
Emily Bradshaw, a fifth grader at Kingsford Park Elementary is going to have her head shaved at a St. Baldrick’s Foundation event Feb 28 at SUNY Oswego. She hopes to raise $1,500 to help kids are suffering from childhood cancer.
In 2011 Oswego County Opportunities will celebrate its 45th anniversary. As part of that celebration OCO has begun promoting its 2011 fund-raising campaign, “OCO On A Roll.”