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August 13 - August 19

Pediatric Grand Rounds "Pediatric Cardiomyopathy and Genetics" Aug. 18

08-18-20178:30 AM  - 9:30 AM

At the conclusion of the talk, the learner will: 1. Know the types of cardiomyopathy that affect children 2. Understand classes of genetic causes of cardiomyopathy in children 3. Understand the role of genetic testing and metabolic screening

CTSI Discovery Radio "Treating PTSD Through Smart Phone Technology" Aug. 18

08-18-201712:00 PM  - 12:30 PM

Our August show features a segment on an innovative mobile health support system utilizing smartphone technology in hopes of helping U.S. military veterans detect and reduce high-risk behaviors associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Man Up Wellness 5k Walk, Aug. 19

08-19-2017 All Day Event

FELLAS’ objective is to create an environment that fosters health and well-being, not just for men of color, but for all men. Its goal is 1,200 men participating in this historic health event for men. These men will receive health screenings, fitness tips, dental hygiene information, health care insurance options and valuable general health information they need to help improve their overall health status.

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Rock Cancer Music Festival Aug. 19

08-19-201710:00 AM All Day Event

The Rock Cancer Music Festival, organized by the Spierings Cancer Foundation, will be held Saturday, August 19, at Doyle Park in Little Chute.

This day-long celebration of rock music and family fun begins at 10 a.m. with registration for the Rock Cancer Chalk Walk. This "chalk walk to remember" starts at 11 a.m.; participants are encouraged to write messages in chalk in honor of loved ones affected by cancer along the walk route.

The following area bands will perform throughout the day:

  • Homemade Brew
  • Straight Chuters
  • The Bomb
  • Adams Way

The event also features inflatable toys, face painting, kids' activities, a dunk tank, food and refreshments, raffles and a silent auction.

Wrist bands, which are used to gain admission to all the activities, can be purchased for $5 at the event. VIP reserved picnic tables are available for $150 in advance of the event by contacting Scott Van Deurzen, or (920) 858-6626.

Proceeds from the event support cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

The Spierings Cancer Foundation was founded in 2008 by Jim Spierings, a throat cancer survivor, to provide financial support for families affected by cancer, to enhance medical care for cancer patients in the Fox Cities, and to fund cancer research in Wisconsin. The Foundation has raised more than $500,000 since its inception. In the past three years, the Foundation has donated $18,000 for cancer research at the MCW Cancer Center.

Protect the Package Golf Outing Aug. 19

08-19-201711:00 AM All Day Event

The 9th Annual Protect the Package Golf Outing will be held Saturday, August 19, at the Scenic View Country Club Golf Course in Slinger.

"Providing hope and humor to men fighting cancer is a way of life we all can be a part of," said John Lorenz, organizer of this event. We hope others will join us as we take a beautiful Saturday afternoon to make a difference in the fight against cancers unique to men.

Registration and event details:

  • $100 per golfer for 18 holes of golf; teams are welcome
  • Registration includes greens fees/cart, access to the driving range, Bloody Mary bar, massage therapy, two drink tickets, lunch, sit-down dinner, and a gift certificate for 18 holes of golf at a future date
  • Hole events, on-course games, prizes and much more
  • Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.; shotgun start at 1:30 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will support basic science research efforts in prostate and other men’s cancers at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.



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