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Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer – Exercise!
Friday’s speaker, Dr. Anne McTiernan
October is breast cancer awareness month. Dr. Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D, Project Director at Fred Hutchinson Cancer
Research Center in Seattle for a breast fitness program, was the featured speaker at Friday’s meeting. Co-author of a new book titled “Breast Fitness,” Dr. McTiernan said that breast cancer is a
common disease, as was proven by a show of hands from the audience of members who knew of women with the disease. “As a matter of fact, 1 in 8 or 9 women are at risk to get the
disease … the risk has risen in the past decade. Breast cancer occurrence varies within countries, age groups, and cultures.” More
Boys & Girls Club
Has A New Van!
With proceeds from last year’s raffle being put to work, representatives from the Bellevue Boys & Girls Club stepped up to accept a check for $15,000 to
fund a new 15-passenger van in support Project Learn, their After School Program. Kathy Haggart, Director and CEO of the B&G Club, gratefully accepted the check from Jim Owens. More
District Governor John Nelson makes the annual visit by Rotary District 5030’s chief executive officer. Don’t miss an update on
Rotary where we live. Friday, 7:00 a.m., Glendale Country Club. [Please park in the upper lot.]
Despite the robust economy we have enjoyed the past few years, hunger remains a huge problem in our area. It just doesn’t
seem possible that people and families struggle to get enough to eat when jobs are so plentiful and prosperity abounds, yet food banks are busier than ever, and people are going hungry. MORE
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