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Turn the Village Teal

Turn the Village Teal

September 21, 2013

We wish to thank Crittenton Hospital for sponsoring our event and providing MIOCA with its first billboards! Dr. Gelman and Karen Pfeffer RN also added their expertise to the event. We also appreciate C & G Newspapers' help with local newspaper advertising and Channel 7 ABC WXYZ Action News for the invitation to talk about our event with JoAnne Purtan and Glenda Lewis. The support from the Village of Rochester Hills and its merchants and restaurants provided many teal shopping, dining discounts and treats to those who attended. 

All our Turn the Village Teal Sponsors and Partners :

Crittenton Hospital, C & G Newspapers, Turn The Towns Teal ®, General Motors Heritage Center, Jennifer Kincer and Friends, ePrize, Detroit Red Wings,Village of Rochester Hills, Ann Taylor, Bravo! Cucina Italiana, Carson's, Cartigina Jewelry, Chicos, Coldwater Creek, Creative Nails Too, Douglas J. Aveda Salon, Eddie Bauer, Francesca's Collections, Haig Shoes, Kruse & Muer Restaurants, Massage Envy, Max & Erma's Restaurant, Mezza Mediterranean Grille, Mitchell's Fish Market, Moosejaw, Noodles & Company, Pottery Barn, SEE Eyewear, Village Fine Art Gallery, White House/Black Market, Whole Foods Market, Williams Sonoma, Yankee Candle, Yummie Yogurt

the best of times

Lori Haber Buckfire Foundation

September 21, 2013

a celebration of life and compilation of art, blogs and other cool stuff of artist Lori Haber Buckfire. The Planet Lori Foundation supports BRCA & ovarian cancer research, education and advocacy. Watch the video and mention MIOCA when you purchase a book or artwork for the proceeds to benefit MIOCA. News about MIOCA's new Planet Lori Fund will be coming soon.

Bombshell Bridal Boutique’s MIOCA Open House

Bridal Bombshell Botique, 30120 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores, MI 48082

September 20, 2013

With beautiful dresses, great food, live music and wonderful company, the MIOCA Open House increased awareness in a delightful way. Our great appreciation goes to Julia Shultes, Moriah Sultes and Bombshell Bridal Boutique for hosting the fabulous event, with special gratitude for a portion of the boutique's September sales being donated to MIOCA!

Shake Your Teal Feathers Walk

shake your teal feathers logo

September 14, 2013

A terrific turnout brought awesome awareness to Grand Rapids at the first ever MIOCA ovarian cancer awareness walk at John Ball Park Zoo. Thank you to all our outstanding volunteers and hundreds of walkers! Plus special thanks to our sponsors and partner providers: Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center and Spectrum Health, D &W Bottle Drive, de Boer Bakkerj & Restaurant, Michigan Pain Consultants, and Spartan Stores.



September 6, 2013

Prepare for the epic gridiron battle under the lights at the Big House against Notre Dame, while supporting MIOCA, at SPORTS TALK 1050 WTKA's ultra competitive annual tailgating event, Grill Wars. 

MIOCA supporters can win signed, collectible football memorabilia or tickets to the Bud Light Victors Lounge on game day.

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Turn The Towns Teal with Mariel in 2011

September 1, 2013

and we Turned The Towns Teal®  again!

This month long nationwide awareness campaign featured educational activities, informational literature and teal ribbons tied throughout more than 30 towns statewide to focus attention on the critical need for early detection and better treatment outcomes. Extensive media coverage - TV, radio, billboards, and print - plus educational events throughout the month promoted our mission is such towns as, Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Elk Rapids, Farmington, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Northville, Royal Oak, Sturgis and more. Thanks to everyone for participating!