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28 - CAPE GAZETTE - Tuesday, October 10 - Thursday, October 12, 2006 Pink ribbon pauses in Lewes on journey across nation Semipostal stamp aids in cancer fight The U.S. Postal Service held a breast cancer awareness event and a brief ceremony at the loading ramp to the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Thursday, Oct. 5. Dean Smith, postmaster of Cape May, postmarked and signed a large pink ribbon - the logo for breast cancer awareness. Accompanied by other postal officials, Margate Post Office Manager Carol Threatt transported the wooden ribbon to Delaware via the 1 p.m. ferry departure. When it arrived at the Lewes terminal, it was met by Lewes Postmaster George Tutlane and other postal officials. For the past several years, Carol Threatt has coordinated Operation: Code Pink, a breast cancer awareness program held during the month of October at south Jersey district post offices. Because the south Jersey district comprises southern New Jersey and the entire state of Delaware, the trip across the Delaware Bay on the ferry symbolically linked the two states together to raise awareness about breast cancer. The ribbon traveled to Washington, D.C., Friday, Oct. 6, to be displayed at the Living in Pink luncheon. At this luncheon, U.S. Postal Service officials pre- sented the ribbon to Ethel Kessler, designer of the breast cancer semipostal stamp, and U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., who sponsored legislation for the semi- postal stamp to be sold through post offices across the country. Both dignit,tries signed the rib- bon. Accompanied by regional postal officials, the postmaster of Steven Billups photos Lewes Postmaster George Tutlane, after signing the rib- bon, postmarks the ribbon. Helping Tutlane handle the wooden ribbon is Margate, N.J. Post Office Manager Carol Threatt. Governor declares September as Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Awareness Month Gov. Ruth Ann Minner is help- research and provide much-need- - around the country, teams of co- ing build awareness of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's relentless pursuit of cures by proclaiming September as Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Awareness Month in Delaware. This is a time to com- memorate the approximately 785,829 patients in the United States currently battling blood cancers. It is also the month that Official- ly kicks off The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk, an annual event held each fall in communities across the country to honor lives touched by blood cancer/and to raise funds for research and patient services. "It is so important to educate the general public about these dis- eases and invite them to partici- pate in our events, because it allows us to fund leading-edge Beebe Medical Center to with open house Oct. 22 Beebe Medical Center invites the community to attend an his- toric celebration planned between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., for Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Beebe Health Campus on Route 24, just west of Route 1. Beebe Medical Center will be celebrating several, significant milestones. It will celebrate the opening of the new and expanded Tunnell Cancer Center, which has moved from the Lewes campus to the first floor of the new, three-story, building on the Beebe Health Campus. ed patient services," said Sharon Schuh, executive director Of the Delaware chapter. "Participating in Light The Night is a great way to help build awareness and advance the som- ety's mission to cure blood cancer and improve the quality of life for patients and their families. Minner's proclamation of Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Month increases that awareness throughout the entire state of Delaware. Every five minutes, somebody is diagnosed with blood cancer, and every 10 minutes, someone dies. Each year the funds raised through our Light The Night campaign, as well as our other programs and activities, help bring us closer to our goal of conquering these dis- eases." At Light the Night walks celebrate workers, families and friends walk together in twilight holding illuminated balloons - white for survivors and Fed for supporters. The Cape Region Walk will be Saturday, Oct. 14, on the Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. Registration will be at 5 p.m. Beebe Medical Center also will be celebrating its 90th anniver- sary and the 85th anniversary of the Beebe School of Nursing. As part of the festivities, the Outpatient Center at the Beebe Health Campus will be officially named the Eugene & Catherine Bookhammer Outpatient Center. The physical therapy services at the center will be rededicated as the Baylis Rehabilitation Center. A formal ceremony will begin in the tent at 2 p.m. There will be refreshments, tours of the facilities, some health screenings and much more. Washington then postmarked the ribbon, which will continue• its journey across the country. The final destination for the ribbon will be the office of Dr. Ernie Bodai in Sacamento, Calif., who developed the concept of the semipostal stamp. Lewes Postmaster George Tutlane's signature and post- mark are among those on the ribbon that will travel to • Washington, D.C. For more information, contact the Stacey Moser at the Delaware chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at 800-220- 1617, Ext. 28, or visit www.light- thenight.org. Am l at risk for breast cancer? Planned Parenthood provides clinical breast exams and mammogram referrals. Mobile mammography is available atour Rehoboth office. Just call 645-2737 for exact dates and times! We accept Medicaid and some private insurance plans, as well as Master Card and Visa. All services are available on a sliding fee scale based on your household income. Planned Parenthood,' of Delaware 19 Midway Shopping Center (302) 645-2737 1-800-230-PLAN Finally, a Solution for Back Pain "Sciatica has puzzled doctors and frustrated patients for years. But now space travel and modern technology may have finally cracked the back pain and sciatica code." Those are the enthusiastic words of Dr. Michael Schierl D.C. Dr. Schierl has been using non- surgical spinal decompression - an amazing space age medical breakthrough to treat back pain, disc herniations and sciatica...for two years now. "I was shocked at the results spinal decompression gives in such a short time. And how long those results last...without the side effects of drugs or risk of surgery. I was also shocked that so few doctors in the country know about this amazing new technology," commented Dr. Schierl. "But the best thing is I "am able to offer this medical breakthrough to so many back pain, disc herniation and sciatica sufferers with these painful conditions. "I just wanted back pain sufferers to know they have an option that really works. I wanted them to know there is finally REAL hope...that hope is detailed in my free report." To get your free copy of Dr. Schierl's revolutionary new report, "How Space Age Technology Is Solving Back Pain Without Drugs Or Surgery!" just call toll free 1-800-410-5593 and listen to the 24 hour recorded message for all the details. Call now, supply is limited. Just log onto www.discpaingllinfo.com To schedule a free consultation, call 302-645-6681. 28 - CAPE GAZETTE - Tuesday, October 10 - Thursday, October 12, 2006 Pink ribbon pauses in Lewes on journey across nation Semipostal stamp aids in cancer fight The U.S. Postal Service held a breast cancer awareness event and a brief ceremony at the loading ramp to the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Thursday, Oct. 5. Dean Smith, postmaster of Cape May, postmarked and signed a large pink ribbon - the logo for breast cancer awareness. Accompanied by other postal officials, Margate Post Office Manager Carol Threatt transported the wooden ribbon to Delaware via the 1 p.m. ferry departure. When it arrived at the Lewes terminal, it was met by Lewes Postmaster George Tutlane and other postal officials. For the past several years, Carol Threatt has coordinated Operation: Code Pink, a breast cancer awareness program held during the month of October at south Jersey district post offices. Because the south Jersey district comprises southern New Jersey and the entire state of Delaware, the trip across the Delaware Bay on the ferry symbolically linked the two states together to raise awareness about breast cancer. The ribbon traveled to Washington, D.C., Friday, Oct. 6, to be displayed at the Living in Pink luncheon. At this luncheon, U.S. Postal Service officials pre- sented the ribbon to Ethel Kessler, designer of the breast cancer semipostal stamp, and U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., who sponsored legislation for the semi- postal stamp to be sold through post offices across the country. Both dignit,tries signed the rib- bon. Accompanied by regional postal officials, the postmaster of Steven Billups photos Lewes Postmaster George Tutlane, after signing the rib- bon, postmarks the ribbon. Helping Tutlane handle the wooden ribbon is Margate, N.J. Post Office Manager Carol Threatt. Governor declares September as Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Awareness Month Gov. Ruth Ann Minner is help- research and provide much-need- - around the country, teams of co- ing build awareness of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's relentless pursuit of cures by proclaiming September as Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Awareness Month in Delaware. This is a time to com- memorate the approximately 785,829 patients in the United States currently battling blood cancers. It is also the month that Official- ly kicks off The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk, an annual event held each fall in communities across the country to honor lives touched by blood cancer/and to raise funds for research and patient services. "It is so important to educate the general public about these dis- eases and invite them to partici- pate in our events, because it allows us to fund leading-edge Beebe Medical Center to with open house Oct. 22 Beebe Medical Center invites the community to attend an his- toric celebration planned between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., for Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Beebe Health Campus on Route 24, just west of Route 1. Beebe Medical Center will be celebrating several, significant milestones. It will celebrate the opening of the new and expanded Tunnell Cancer Center, which has moved from the Lewes campus to the first floor of the new, three-story, building on the Beebe Health Campus. ed patient services," said Sharon Schuh, executive director Of the Delaware chapter. "Participating in Light The Night is a great way to help build awareness and advance the som- ety's mission to cure blood cancer and improve the quality of life for patients and their families. Minner's proclamation of Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Month increases that awareness throughout the entire state of Delaware. Every five minutes, somebody is diagnosed with blood cancer, and every 10 minutes, someone dies. Each year the funds raised through our Light The Night campaign, as well as our other programs and activities, help bring us closer to our goal of conquering these dis- eases." At Light the Night walks celebrate workers, families and friends walk together in twilight holding illuminated balloons - white for survivors and Fed for supporters. The Cape Region Walk will be Saturday, Oct. 14, on the Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. Registration will be at 5 p.m. Beebe Medical Center also will be celebrating its 90th anniver- sary and the 85th anniversary of the Beebe School of Nursing. As part of the festivities, the Outpatient Center at the Beebe Health Campus will be officially named the Eugene & Catherine Bookhammer Outpatient Center. The physical therapy services at the center will be rededicated as the Baylis Rehabilitation Center. A formal ceremony will begin in the tent at 2 p.m. There will be refreshments, tours of the facilities, some health screenings and much more. Washington then postmarked the ribbon, which will continue• its journey across the country. The final destination for the ribbon will be the office of Dr. Ernie Bodai in Sacamento, Calif., who developed the concept of the semipostal stamp. Lewes Postmaster George Tutlane's signature and post- mark are among those on the ribbon that will travel to • Washington, D.C. For more information, contact the Stacey Moser at the Delaware chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at 800-220- 1617, Ext. 28, or visit www.light- thenight.org. Am l at risk for breast cancer? Planned Parenthood provides clinical breast exams and mammogram referrals. Mobile mammography is available atour Rehoboth office. Just call 645-2737 for exact dates and times! We accept Medicaid and some private insurance plans, as well as Master Card and Visa. All services are available on a sliding fee scale based on your household income. Planned Parenthood,' of Delaware 19 Midway Shopping Center (302) 645-2737 1-800-230-PLAN Finally, a Solution for Back Pain "Sciatica has puzzled doctors and frustrated patients for years. But now space travel and modern technology may have finally cracked the back pain and sciatica code." Those are the enthusiastic words of Dr. Michael Schierl D.C. Dr. Schierl has been using non- surgical spinal decompression - an amazing space age medical breakthrough to treat back pain, disc herniations and sciatica...for two years now. "I was shocked at the results spinal decompression gives in such a short time. And how long those results last...without the side effects of drugs or risk of surgery. I was also shocked that so few doctors in the country know about this amazing new technology," commented Dr. Schierl. "But the best thing is I "am able to offer this medical breakthrough to so many back pain, disc herniation and sciatica sufferers with these painful conditions. "I just wanted back pain sufferers to know they have an option that really works. I wanted them to know there is finally REAL hope...that hope is detailed in my free report." To get your free copy of Dr. Schierl's revolutionary new report, "How Space Age Technology Is Solving Back Pain Without Drugs Or Surgery!" just call toll free 1-800-410-5593 and listen to the 24 hour recorded message for all the details. Call now, supply is limited. Just log onto www.discpaingllinfo.com To schedule a free consultation, call 302-645-6681.