Hopewell Happenings

Browse through an archive of homepage stories, links and blogs...

Ever  wonder what happens at HopeWell over the course of a year? Well, this  the is place to find out. All the articles that appear on the homepage  of this site are archived here. This is the best place to get a real  sense for the ebb and flow of HopeWell speakers, events and news.


Andy's Saturday AM Classes Cancelled 5/21


Strength and Tone at 10AM and Born to Move at 11:45 are cancelled this Saturday, 5/21.

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REACHOUT & RUN is Sunday, April 10th!


Ready, set, register for HopeWell's 5k run/walk or 1-mile Walk with Hope! Go to www.reachoutandrun.kintera.org to be on a team, start a team, or donate to a team, and to watch your team's progress. Write to racehelp@hopewellcancersupport.org if you need help, or call 410-832-2719.

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House Calls Speaker: International Pain Expert


Lunch and Learn: Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, BCPS, CPE, will discuss how to asses pain, how to treat it, how to manage side effects, advocating for yourself, and why some may not get the pain treatment they need. Thursday, March 31, Lunch 12:15, Speaker, 1:00. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Healthy Lunch Club + House Calls Speaker: Nutrition and Cancer


Lisa Coleman, MS, RD, LDN, explores practical ways to reduce the risk and recurrence of cancer based on latest recommendations of the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society. Please bring a healthy dish to share. Thursday, April 7, 12:30 - 2:00 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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"Conversation with Suzanne" + Tea & Chocolate


Join in to hear what's afoot at HopeWell. Ask questions, share your thoughts...these "conversations" are a great way for all members of our community to connect with each other. Thursday, May 26, 3:15 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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House Calls Speaker: Yvonne Ottaviano, MD, Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment


Dr. Ottaviano is Chief of Medical Oncology and Director of Breast Oncology at Franklin Square Medical Center. She'll talk about recent advances in treatment and offer updates from this past winter's San Antonio Breast Symposium. Dr. Ottaviano was named a "Top Doc" by Baltimore magazine for breast oncology. Monday, June 6, 7:00 - 8:30 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Blood Cancer Networking Meeting: Decision-Making Video Night


Watch a video about decision-making and communicating with your healthcare team. Then join in the facilitated discussion. Tuesday, May 24, 6:30 - 8:00 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Sign-up Totorial -- REACHOUT & REGISTER!


Need help signing up to be in the race on April 23rd? Just want to donate, but aren't sure how? Wish you felt more comfortable asking for donations? Already have a donation page, but need help putting up your picture and story? We are here for you! Join in this friendy and informative class to make the most of your REACHOUT & RUN effort. You'll be surprised at how much you can help HopeWell by becoming engaged in the race. Wednesday, April 5, 12:15 - 12:45 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Therapeutic Yoga 4 You


Amy's yoga class is all about helping you open up and stretch your body.  Use props, such as balls, poles and massage peanuts to make your yoga poses more accessible and to help open your body and increase range of motion, flexibility and strength. Amy Nusbaum is a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience and owner of Fit4You, a personalized training and nutritional counseling company. She is also a RYT200 certified yoga instructor. Thursday, October 30, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Facing Cancer, Raising a Toddler


As a parent living with cancer and raising young children, the challenges of meeting the needs of children while addressing one’s own needs can be enormous. Everyone is affected by the diagnosis. This program is designed to support parents of young children, ages 4 and under. Its goals are to help parents manage stress, open up communication, process worries and feelings and find practical solutions, all to help parents gain insight and strengthen family bonds. Wednesday, August 20th at 6:30 PM.

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