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The Melodies Center

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month


What's Happening This Month

In observance of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, the Melodies Center and several of its partners are helping to spread the word about pediatric cancers and raise funds for local programs and research projects. Below is a list of these events. Please click on individual foundation logo for more information on their events.

September 17 - A "Super Hero Visit"

Go4TheGoal presents author and art therapist Shira Frimer who has written a graphic novel called "Nistar" about a super hero who is a cancer survivor.
She will visit the Ronald McDonald House room to sign books for the children and work on an art activity with them.
Click here for more information about events with the Catie Hoch Foundation.

               The Catie Hoch Foundation

September 12
- Dinner at Red Robin, Clifton Park
September 13 - Book Signing - "I Wouldn't Change a Thing" by Gina Peca - at Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga
September 14 - Book Signing - "I Wouldn't Change a Thing" by Gina Peca - at Open Door Bookstore, Schenectady
September 15 - Zumbathon at ABC Sports & Fitness, Latham
September 21 - Homecoming Celebration
September 25 - Fundraiser at 16 Handles, Glenmont
September 30 - Cycling/Insanity Workouts - Best Fitness, Schenectady

Click here to learn more about the programs of the Tyler DeMarco Foundation.

             The Tyler DeMarco Foundation

September 5, 11 - Community Give Back at Ruby Tuesday's - Mohawk Commons
September 16, 17 - Dining to Donate at Recovery Room Sports Grill - Rotterdam
September 23, 24 - Dining for a Cause at 99 Restaurant - Rotterdam 

Click here to learn more about the programs of the Green Drakkoman program.

         The Green Drakkoman Foundation

September 22 - Art Smarts Family Art project
September 28 - Tim Stowell's bike ride

Click here to learn more about programs with Maddie's Mark Foundation.

                 Maddie's Mark Foundation

September 13 - Maddie's Mark Golf Classic - Western Turnpike Golf Club, Guilderland
September 15 - Guilderland Family Day

Click here to learn more about programs with the Nick's Fight to Be Healed Foundation.

         Nick's Fight to Be Healed Foundation

September 24 - Fundraiser at Delmonico's Clifton Park grand opening  
September 29 - Nick's Run to Be Healed in honor of Parker Ragone  
September 29 - Raising Dough event at Pasta Pane, Clifton Park

Click here for more on the programs of the Rosie's Love Foundation.

                  Rosie's Love Foundation

September 13, 14 - Rosie's Love Family Weekend at Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne.

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