After a winter spent on the chilly waters of Cul-tus Lake, a new dragon boat team hopes to paddle its way to Europe this summer.
A sold-out event of 200 guests at Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino in Cloverdale helped trot to success a fundraiser for the annual Nite of Hope event last week.
Breast cancer is a universal term to describe several different cancers that form in and around the breasts.
Before the curtains rose at the 15th Annual Nite of Hope gala, the women in charge of the fashion show have been busily preparing for this soiree for months.
At 26, Michelle Curtis was busy juggling a job and raising two young children.
Longtime Richmondite, Debbie Murphy, has been attending the Nite of Hope for 15 years, since Judi Miller took it out of her home and onto a larger stage.
As 400 well-dressed guests took their seats for the 15th Annual Nite of Hope, gasps of surprise, followed by thunderous applause, greeted event chair Shelley Leonhardt and founder Judi Miller Knapp as they rolled onto the River Rock Casino Resort's stage in a brand new shiny white BMW convertible.
On March 28, the Canadian Cancer Society's "Sirf Dus" initiative partnered with the B.C.
MT. Seymour's seventh annual Shred for the Cure raised $39,000 for breast cancer research and the B.C. Cancer Foundation.
It's official, the New Westminster school board has chosen a name for its newest elementary school, set to open September of 2014, and the winner is . . . École Qayqayt Elementary.
One local youngster eschewed birthday presents in lieu of gifts aimed at helping others.
Though some illnesses are random and many caused by the way you live your life, your family history can reveal your predisposition to certain conditions.
P unk rocker and breast cancer survivor Bif Naked opened up as few have seen her when she spoke at a standing-room only event Friday at the University of the Fraser Valley.
Spirit Abreast dragon boat team hosts a meet and greet for interested paddlers at Decades Coffee Shop March 12 at 7 p.m. All ages of breast cancer survivors are welcome to learn about the sport. For more info visit www.spiritabreast.org.
Two decades ago, Judi Miller opened her home to a few friends in hopes of raising money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - BC/Yukon Region.
This year's Nite of Hope explores the world of espionage and conspiracy.
The Abbotsford Heat, in partner-ship with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, is presenting the annual Pink in the Rink at the AESC when the Heat host the Houston Aeros at 7 p.m. on Friday. The event is being sponsored by Champagne & Lace and Lee's Fine Jewelry.
When you 'Think Pink' do you automatically think 'Pink Tattoo'?
According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, women who are African Canadians, First Nations, Inuit and Métis, and South Asians from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have a greater chance of developing high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.