Canton firefighter climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro for cancer awareness

CANTON – A city firefighter-paramedic has scaled great heights to promote colorectal cancer awareness. Aaron Brown and his friend Chad Schrack climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro over the weekend to raise money for colorectal cancer awareness, the Canton Fire Department said in a Facebook post. Schrack made the climb because his wife, Shelia, was diagnosed with the disease at age 38 and overcame it, according to his fundraising page.
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Documentia by CRC’s Benjamin Kaplan takes an artistic look at dementia, celebrating the memories

Artists often use real life experiences to inspire their work. That’s exactly the case for St. Louis multidisciplinary artist Benjamin Kaplan. He channeled the raw emotions of being a caregiver to family members. Then he used his creativity to develop a new exhibition called “Documentia” now on display at The Gallery at The Kranzberg in Grand Center.
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Walk to End Colon Cancer – Oct 8

Colorectal Cancer Alliance and local allies host first Seattle walk October 8 at Gas Works park. The untimed 5K walk is a community building event that brings together people who have been impacted by colorectal cancer (CRC) to raise lifesaving funds and awareness around this disease. This free event is open to everyone in the community — CRC survivors and allies who want to stop the silence and bring an end to this disease. For information and to register visit
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New Jersey Workplace Cannabis Guidelines Leave Employers Baffled

Lawyers and business leaders who have been awaiting the guidelines were unimpressed and frustrated with what the commission released. New Jersey’s workplace guidelines released by the Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) have employers dazed and confused over what they can and cannot do when a worker is high on the job.

Goshen to host Indigenous Peoples Day event

GOSHEN — Goshen and its surrounding region has rich history as land of the Potawatomi and Miami nations. To honor Indigenous Peoples Day, the City of Goshen Community Relations Commission will provide an opportunity for residents of all ages to learn this history. The CRC will host an Indigenous...

Genetic Testing Recommended for Everyone With Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most diagnosed cancer and over 5 million people worldwide currently live with CRC. According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of developing CRC is 1 in 23 for men and 1 in 25 for women, and recent research indicates an increased incidence of CRC among individuals younger than 50 years of age.

Winter Crabbing Opens Oct. 1 On Areas 4-9, Northern Canal

OLYMPIA –The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today that many Puget Sound marine areas will reopen for recreational crab fishing beginning Oct. 1. Openings were approved based on harvest estimated using catch record card information from the summer season and what is expected to occur during the winter season.