Bannings Tavern Designates October as Cancer Awareness Month

Month-long specials and fundraising to benefit Talbot County American Cancer Society

WHAT: Bannings Tavern in the heart of Easton’s historic district is dedicating October as Bannings Tavern Cancer Awareness Month for their customers and friends.  Motivated by seeing friends and family who have suffered with cancer, Bannings Tavern’s owners Tom Haschen and Stephen Mangasarian are fundraising for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Talbot County to help end the pain and suffering of cancer.  October’s fundraising activities at Bannings Tavern will include weekend events, dinner specials, a drink and a dedicated beer tap, as well as matching donations.

WHERE Bannings Tavern, 42 East Dover Street, Easton, Maryland

October Cancer Awareness Month sponsored by the American Cancer Society and Bannings Tavern will feature:

  • Bannings Tavern Cancer Awareness Month kickoff cocktail party and fundraiser
  • A special dinner each week of October with a donation for each dinner special sold
  • A purple (purple is the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life color) drink and donation for each purple drink sold
  • A dedicated beer tap and donation for each beer sold
  • Other non-restaurant businesses in Easton will be invited to make matching donations to Bannings Tavern fundraising

For more information, contact: Alex Haschen, Bannings Tavern marketing manager, at haschen88@gmail.com.

“The American Cancer Society is very grateful to Bannings Tavern for their dedication to the American Cancer Society’s mission to fight cancer.  Their amazing campaign will help boost awareness, and the funds raised will help support important research to find new cures as well as American Cancer Society programs and services in the community for cancer patients and their families,” says Julia Foxwell, community manager, Relay For Life of Talbot County, which will take on September 17 at Easton High School.  Visit: www.relayforlife.org/talbotmd.  

About the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. As a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers, we fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight. As the nation’s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, contributing more than $3.5 billion, we turn what we know about cancer into what we do. As a result, more than 11 million people in America who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will be celebrating birthdays this year. To learn more about us or to get help, call us any time, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org. For cancer news in your community, visit sacancernews.org.

American Cancer Society Honors Cancer Survivors with Celebration Luncheon

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Relay For Life 2015

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Talbot County encourages cancer survivors and their caregivers to attend a celebration of life and hope on Saturday, September 17, 2016. The 21st Annual American Cancer Society Survivors’ Celebration Reception will take place at Easton High School and will kick off the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Talbot County. The event commemorates the lives of hundreds of Talbot County residents who have survived cancer, while offering the hope of finding a cure. The Upper Eastern Shore Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society in collaboration with the Easton High School Culinary Department, led by Mrs. Linda Brown, will offer a complimentary meal to each cancer survivor and his or her guest.

Survivors in attendance will also receive a complimentary luminaria to place around the track in honor or memory of themselves, a loved one or friend.  Survivors will be treated to entertainment by harpist Betty Boda. “The Cancer Survivors’ Reception is a great opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate life and hope while honoring the personal journey of cancer survivors,” said Michael Loftus, Event Chairperson.  “Every survivor is invited whether they were diagnosed today, yesterday, or 10 years ago.”

Relay For Life is a community event bringing together teams of families, friends, churches, neighborhoods, and businesses – all with the same goal of curing cancer.

Space at the Survivors’ Celebration Reception is limited so survivors and their guests are asked to reserve space by calling Carol Flamer at 410-820-6800.

To form or join a team, to purchase luminaria or for more information about the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Talbot County contact Michael Loftus via email to Michael.loftus@shbi.com For more information about cancer  please contact your American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.

The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight.

Relay for Life Announces Keynote Speaker & Entertainment

Maureen Scott-Taylor, a cancer survivor, co-host of the WCEI Radio Morning Rush and Executive Director of Baywater Animal Rescue will be the keynote speaker and will kickoff the American Cancer Society’s 19th annual Relay for Life of Talbot County on September 13, 2014 at 1 pm.

Maureen Scott-Taylor, a cancer survivor, co-host of the WCEI Radio Morning Rush and Executive Director of Baywater Animal Rescue will be the keynote speaker and will kickoff the American Cancer Society’s 19th annual Relay for Life of Talbot County on September 13, 2014 at 1 pm.

Maureen Scott-Taylor, a cancer survivor, co-host of the WCEI Radio Morning Rush and Executive Director of Baywater Animal Rescue will be the keynote speaker and will kickoff the American Cancer Society’s 19th annual Relay for Life of Talbot County on September 13, 2014 at 1 pm.

Scott-Taylor moved to Maryland’s Eastern Shore 24 years ago. Upon relocating to the Eastern shore, Maureen continued her career in hospitality at the Tidewater Inn in Easton, serving as Marketing Director and then General Manager. Over the years she held marketing positions with the Talbot County Chamber of Commerce, Easton Utilities, the Inn at Perry Cabin and the Town of Easton. Maureen was also elected twice to the Easton Town Council, where she served her constituents with passion and pride. In addition, she is a staunch volunteer in her community, serving as an advisory council member of the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay, Historic Easton board member, Rotary Club of Easton member, Meals on Wheels volunteer and Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore advisory board member. Maureen was named the Mid-Shore Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay in for her work 2012. She also received the 2010 Directors’ Service award from the Rotary Club of Easton on “Shoeboxes for Soldiers.”

Relay for Life Talbot County will begin at 11:30 am with a Survivor Luncheon followed by kickoff and 1st lap which is dedicated to Cancer Survivors. The Relay will take place at Easton High School from 12 noon to 12 midnight. The day will be filled with live entertainment from local musicians who have graciously donated their time including Katelyn Cherry, Michael Kelly, Wings of Glory, Y Not, Silhouette Song, and DJ Bud Becker. A Kids Zone, new to the event, will feature games and treats by Sabcils Ice Cream. Several local organizations such as the Easton Fire Department, Easton Police Department and Phillips Wharf Environmental Services will have on site demonstrations during the afternoon. Mobile food vendors will be providing a large variety food, beverage and dessert selections for participants throughout the day and evening. Additional information can be found on the event website for additional information, www.relayforlife/talbotmd

Space at the Survivors’ Celebration Reception is limited so survivors and their guests are asked to reserve space by calling Carol Flamer at 410-820-6800.

To form or join a team, purchase luminaria, or for more information about the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Talbot County call Robin Marshall 410-310-5747 or via email to chessielex@gmail.com. For more information about cancer, please contact your American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.

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American Cancer Society to Honor Cancer Survivors with Luncheon in Easton

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Talbot County encourages cancer survivors and their caregivers to attend a celebration of life and hope on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The 19th Annual American Cancer Society Survivors’ Celebration Reception will take place at Easton High School and will kick off the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Talbot County. The event commemorates the lives of hundreds of Talbot County residents who have survived cancer, while offering the hope of finding a cure. The Upper Eastern Shore Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society in collaboration with the Easton High School Culinary Department, led by Mrs. Linda Brown, will offer a complimentary meal to each cancer survivor and his or her guest.

Survivors in attendance will also receive a complimentary luminaria to place around the track in honor or memory of themselves, a loved one or friend. Survivors will be treated to entertainment by harpist Betty Boda. “The Cancer Survivors’ Reception is a great opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate life and hope while honoring the personal journey of cancer survivors,” said Robin Marshall, Event Chairperson. “Every survivor is invited whether they were diagnosed today, yesterday, or 10 years ago.”

Relay For Life is a community event bringing together teams of families, friends, churches, neighborhoods, and businesses – all with the same goal of curing cancer.

Space at the Survivors’ Celebration Reception is limited so survivors and their guests are asked to reserve space by calling Carol Flamer at 410-820-6800.

To form or join a team, to purchase luminaria or for more information about the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Talbot County call Robin Marshall 410-310-5747 or via email to chessielex@gmail.com For more information about cancer please contact your American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.

The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer.

Members of the Upper Eastern Shore Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society will be coordinating this year’s event.

Members of the Upper Eastern Shore Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society will be coordinating this year’s event.

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Relay for Life of Talbot County Kick Off Event, April 5

American_Cancer_Society_Relay_For_LifeKick Off for the 2014 Relay For Life of Talbot County will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the First Wesleyan Church of Easton at 620 Goldsborough Street at 11:30 am. Everyone is Invited.

This year’s theme is “Relighting Relay’s Spirit… Keep it Burning!.” Relay for Life will be held on Saturday, September 13 from noon to midnight at the Easton High School track.

Since this is an Olympic year, the committee will be encouraging teams to choose an Olympic sport and country for their theme and create costumes and displays to support it. Each team will create a Spirit Stick that will be carried on the track by a team member during the entire race. Committee members are hoping to incorporate lots of fun games and decorations to make this a fun event for all and encourage more attendance. Registration is now open.

For more information please contact Robin Marshall at 410-310-5747 or chessielex@gmail.com.

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“Colors of Cancer” Event to Take Place March 29, Tidewater Inn

Join the fight against cancer in our community and enjoy a great evening out by attending the Fourth Annual Colors of Cancer Event on March 29th from 6:30 – 10:00pm in the Tidewater Inn Gold Room. The event honors local heroes in the fight against cancer and also provides an opportunity to acknowledge the fight against all cancers.

Live and Silent Auctions will take place during the evening with all proceeds going to support local cancer patients and their families through the American Cancer Society. The Tree of Hope will also be back again this year for those who want to make a contribution.

Tickets are available for $75 per person and tables may be reserved for an additional charge. Honorees this year include: Dr. David Smith, the Upper Eastern Shore Oncology Nursing Society Chapter, and Deborah Urry. Honorary Chairs, William “Buck” Duncan, Jr., Executive Director of the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, and Kim Brice, Shore Health System, will be the official host and hostess for the evening.

Tickets for the event are $75 per person and tables and partial tables can be reserved for the event. To purchase tickets and for more information go to: www.main.acsevents.org/ColorsofCancerMD or call Heather at 410-749-1635.

The American Cancer Society is assisting people in their cancer journey 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Support and donations are used in funding additional research efforts, educational, advocacy and patient services.