West Side Survivor Meet & Greet
October 23, 2016
Please join other survivors for an afternoon of great conversation, fabulous food, and other surprises! There is no cost to attend. Knights of Columbus Hall (5830 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509) Sunday, October 23: 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Please RSVP by October 15. Space is limited so we will accommodate requests on a first come, first served basis. To allow for the greatest number of survivors to attend, this event is only for survivors (anyone who has been diagnosed with a form of ovarian cancer). However, survivors who need the assistance of a caregiver can make reservations for two. Contact Michelle Shepherd.
Shake Your Teal Feathers
September 25, 2016
MIOCA's 6th annual Shake Your Teal Feathers walk/run/bike event will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Bring the whole family and join us at Millennium Park to raise awareness of ovarian cancer. For more information, visit the event website. Click here to register. Millennium Park is located at 1415 Maynard Ave SW, Walker, MI 49534. Contact: Andrea Melvin (616.558.3318) or Melinda Smith (616.260.0331)
Tee It Up 4 Ovarian Cancer
September 25, 2016
Founded in 2015, the Nancy Carmella Pittel Memorial Tee It Up 4 Ovarian Cancer Charity Golf Classic was established to raise money to eradicate ovarian cancer. Nancy lost her battle with the disease on August 29, 2015, but this tournament will live on in her memory and continue to raise money for MIOCA’s research, advocacy, and education programs. Join with others for a great day of 18 holes of golf, food, awards, and fun. Download the event brochure which provides greater detail about the day as well as information on how to register or sign up to be a sponsor. Tee It Up 4 Ovarian Cancer will be held on Sunday, Sept 25, with registration/check in beginning at 7:00 am and a shotgun start at 8:00 am. Sycamore Hills Golf Club is a 27-hole championship public course located in Macomb, Michigan. Contact Gary and Lisa Seidl for more information. 586.909.6343 email@example.com
Turn the Village Teal 2016
September 17, 2016
Join us for MIOCA's 5th annual Turn the Village Teal 5K Fun Run/Walk and all teal and turquoise Classic Car Show on Saturday, September 17, 2016. This family friendly day held at the Village of Rochester Hills shopping and dining complex will also include free activities for the kids, a large raffle, and an outdoor concert. The 5K will begin at 9:30 am with the car show/concert from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Click here to register. Visit the event website to learn more and MIOCA's gallery to see photos from previous years. Contact MichelleShepherd@MIOCA.org for more information.
Chasing the Cure
September 17, 2016
Mark your calendar. Chasing the Cure run/walk to benefit MIOCA will be held in Sturgis on Saturday morning, September 17. More information and registration details will be available soon. Visit the event website to learn more. Contact Terra Draper 269-651-5581 or 269-251-8740 or Leanne Barnell 269-816-4994 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teal Track & Trail
June 10, 2016
Register now for Teal Track & Trail 5K run & walk! The event is held in loving memory of Wendy Heath Heiser and in support of all women who fight like a girl. Race starts at 6:30 pm at Grand Blanc High School East Campus (12500 Holly Rd.) Learn more at the event website. Teal Track & Trail is a Crim training voucher race. Click here to register.
Survivor Meet and Greet
May 22, 2016
MIOCA's Gift to Survivors! Please join other survivors for an afternoon of great conversation, fabulous food, and other surprises! There is no cost to attend. George's Senate & Coney Island Restaurant. (39430 Dun Rovin Dr. Northville) Sunday, May 22: 2:30 - 4:30 pm. Please RSVP by Monday, May 9th. Space is limited so we will accommodate requests on a first come, first served basis. To allow for the greatest number of survivors to attend, this event is only for survivors (anyone who has been diagnosed with a form of ovarian cancer). Contact Marcia Gurche or Michelle Shepherd.
Ann Arbor Goddess 5K on Mother's Day
May 8, 2016
Registration is now open for the Ann Arbor 5K on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, 2016. Register now and save! Get more information about the race and check out a video from the 2015 Ann Arbor Goddess by visiting the Ann Arbor Goddess website. 10% of registration fees goes to MIOCA. Interested in raising additional funds for MIOCA? Create a fundraising page and ask your friends to support your effort.
National Ovarian Cancer Advocacy Day in Washington, DC
March 1, 2016
On March 1, MIOCA will send 9 women to join survivors, caregivers and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance in Washington, DC to advocate for the programs and research that pave the way for better treatments for ovarian cancer. If you are not attending, your elected officials need to hear from YOU in 2016 to ensure that ovarian cancer research and education programs remain a Congressional priority.
For more information on how you can be an active advocate, please click here.