Susie's Cause: Susan Cohan Cancer Foundation
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Susie's Story
The Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation was formed in Susie's honor. Her vision was that no other family would experience the pain that her family endured.
 
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Health Festival to Celebrate March As Colon Cancer Awareness Month
After reaching more than 17,000 people at 10 health festivals across the country in 2016, we are proud to be returning home to the Baltimore area for National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and our first festival of 2017. Hosted in partnership with Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, our fourth annual Free Baltimore Outreach Health Festival will be held on Saturday, March 4, from noon to 4 p.m. at Mondawmin Mall. Check out our festival flier for more information.
Ninth Annual Gala Date Set
You don't want to miss this special evening! Save the date for The Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation Ninth Annual Memories Gala to be held on Friday April 28, 2017 from 7:30 pm to midnight at the Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, MD. This year's theme will be an Epicurean Tour from New England to New Orleans. Dance the night away with The Palovations and our newest addition, Thunder and Lightning, also known as Nexus, led by world renowned classically trained drummer Brian Choper. Check out our flier for details. For tickets please call 667.206.2907 or email debbie@coloncancerfoundation.org.
Tickets are now on sale for our third annual bluegrass festival! This year's event will be held on Saturday, September 9, at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, Maryland. We're calling it the Bluegrass-Folk-Classical Festival: A Musical Fusion Gathering. And, yes, it's going to be just as grand as it sounds! Our headliner for this unique, all-day event is Mark O'Connor featuring the O'Connor Band. O'Connor is an iconic fiddler whose melding of country, folk, bluegrass, jazz, and classical styles is legendary. Joining them will be Sierra Hull, John Sebastian, The Stray Birds, Tim and Savannah Finch with The Eastman String Band, and more to be announced soon. Check out our festival website for more info and to purchase early-early bird tickets, a limited number of which are currently available. More details to follow soon!
If you had an extra $57 in your pocket, what would you do with it? For Jack Bohn, a second-grader in Baltimore, the answer was easy.
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Pembroke Pines Outreach Health Festival:
Last Stop in the Sunshine State!
We wrapped up our 2016 10-city outreach health festival tour on Saturday, December 3, at Pembroke Lakes Mall in Pembroke Pines, Florida. An estimated 1,370 mall shoppers stopped by our Susie's Cause Free Pembroke Pines Outreach Health Festival, enjoying our great live entertainment and receiving vital colorectal cancer information and related health education and resources.
Hayward Outreach Health Festival:
Kaiser Permanente Puts a Permanent Smile on Our Faces!
Held at Southland Mall in Hayward, California, our Susie's Cause Free Hayward Outreach Health Festival engaged an estimated 1,751 members of the local community on Saturday, November 5. Our invaluable medical partner in this venture, Kaiser Permanente, organized a comprehensive lineup of resources and activities and deployed a large, enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. We were honored to have Dr. Akhil Wadhera, chair of Kaiser Permanente’s Commission on Cancer Committee for the Southern Alameda County area, warmly welcome the crowd, stressing the importance of colorectal cancer screening and an overall healthy lifestyle.
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12th Annual 5K and Family Walk
Held on Sunday, October 30, on a warm morning under beautiful blue skies in Towson, Maryland, our 12th Annual Susie's Cause 5K Run and Family Walk brought hundreds of our supporters together in a show of unity behind our foundation's mission to bring critical colorectal cancer screening information to the public. Congratulations to our top individual fundraiser, Gregory Ackerman, our largest-team winner, Barney's Defense, and all of our top race finishers! Thanks to all of our generous sponsors, volunteers, and participants for your ongoing friendship, love, and encouragement. We raised nearly $19,000 with this year's event and are still taking donations on our FirstGiving page if anyone would still like to contribute. Thank you to all who donated! Your kind assistance is what keeps our mission going!

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