Monthly Archives: October 2014

Pink Possible – we celebrate survivors like Maryann!

As we wrap up our Pink Possible 2014 campaign, we celebrate another Aurora Caregiver who is also a breast cancer survivor. Maryann Clesceri leads The Healing Center, which helps victims of sexual assault and abuse at any point in their recovery. … Continue reading

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$147,000 raised from Infinity Ball to advance cardiovascular services

Generous support from attendees and sponsors of the annual Infinity Ball helped to raise more than $147,000 to advance cardiovascular services at Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha. The event held on Saturday, October 18 at The Club at Strawberry Creek celebrated … Continue reading

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How you can help emergency responders in Lake Country

“Having to all of a sudden go from 0-100 miles an hour, while doing compressions on someone who needs to have compressions done, it’s not something that is fun to do,” says Tim Meyer. He’s the Deputy Chief of the … Continue reading

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Fighting cancer with a fork: Is there such a thing as cancer “super foods”?

Statistics show cancer remains the second leading cause of death in the United States. Though we have become better at preventing cancer deaths through advancements in technology and treatment, it still takes too many of our loved ones every year. … Continue reading

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Honor breast cancer survivors… like Jacqi

Jacqi Akert, a Nurse Practitioner at Aurora Health Center in Waukesha, is a shining light who reminds us that breast cancer can happen to anyone.  “I’ve been a nurse practitioner for more than 30 years in women’s health, and when I received my … Continue reading

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New beginnings: Celebrating a birthday and a last chemo treatment

“It was more of a challenge than breast cancer. This was a fight to prove to myself that I’m stronger than I think I am,” said Yvonne Kidandi. “You have to show up for treatments but you don’t have to … Continue reading

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She lost everything because of her drinking; How Sandy FINALLY got the help she needed

Sandy has been struggling with addiction and mental health issues for decades. Her father was an alcoholic and provided her with her first taste of beer at the young age of 12. It wasn’t until earlier this year when Sandy … Continue reading

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