Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Heart and Sole team will hold the fundraiser this Sunday for the American Cancer Society.
Do you like hunting for treasures by looking through someone else's castoffs? And do you need a special reason to browse for a special find in the land of flea markets? A Dundalk fundraising team is making it easy to accomplish both of those missions this Sunday. Heart and Sole, a Dundalk Relay for Life team, will hold a flea market beginning at 8 a.m. at Walter Jay's Collision Center, 3826 North Point Blvd., on May 19. Relay for Life is an overnight fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. This year's event begins at 6 p.m. June 1 on the Dundalk campus of The Community College of Baltimore County and ends early the next morning. Spaces for the flea market, which cost $10 each, are still available. For more information, or to reserve a …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The event raises money for Dundalk's Relay for Life.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The Bark for Life event May 5 will benefit Dundalk's Relay for Life
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Marge Neal
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
In many households, dogs are members of the family. We take our four-legged friends on vacation with us, we play games with them, we buy them toys and special treats and we are now able to take them to their own parks and dog-friendly restaurants (with outdoor seating). Now, thanks to Bark for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, dogs can become philanthropists. Think of the canine version of Relay for Life and you have Bark for Life. Dundalk will host a Bark for Life on May 5 at Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke School. The festival will include games, contests and demonstrations, according to organizer Judy Dick. "We'll have a musical sit and stay, a dog/owner look-alike contest and a best kisser contest," Dick said. A small …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
William Snyder, 8, son of Essex-Middle River Patch editor Ron Snyder, is hoping a service dog will help him lead a more independent life.
My son William is used to proving people wrong. Seven years ago, my then-15-month-old boy was diagnosed with a brain tumor so large and severe that one prominent neurosurgeon told my wife, Lori, and I to “take lots of pictures” and put him in a hospice. But today, he is a vibrant 8-year-old who loves baseball, football, coloring and swimming. There's also something magical about his infectious laugh and crooked smile that touches most everyone around him. The road from near-death to living, however, was an arduous one. While he beat cancer, William’s battles are far from over. His journey began on May 23, 2003. Though he was born four weeks premature, he was small but healthy—or so we thought. William's first year flew by. We loved being …