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Hope Help Healing Fall 2016
OUR MISSION The mission of the Bismarck Cancer Center is to make locally available the highest quality, stateof-the-art radiation therapy services to persons with cancer within the Bismarck service area. Such services shall be delivered, insofar as possible, without regard to reimbursement, and always in a supportive compassionate, and caring manner.
A SNEAK PEEK to what you will find at this year’s event!
• Musical entertainment: Tigirlily, Jesse Veeder, Dirty Blonde, Cottonwood • A record number of food vendors • Apple pie eating contest • Paintball field • Inflatables and dunk tank • Hayrides • Bake sale, arts and crafts booths • Beer and wine sampling • Silent auction • Sunday worship service • And much more!
10th Annual Applefest Saturday, September, 24 11– 6 p.m. Sunday, September 25, 11– 4 p.m. Applefest is a celebration of the autumn harvest, mixed with the heritage of Buckstop Junction, all coming together for a great cause. And, this year’s event is going to be bigger and better than ever to celebrate 10 years of success! The staff at the Bismarck Cancer Center is working hard to bring new and exciting things to entertain people of all ages! But what makes the Applefest so great? Is it the charming small town atmosphere? The apple pie eating contest? Or the countless variety of fresh apple treats, caramel apples, ciders and other fall goodies? “What began as a way to bring the community out to lend support to local individuals with cancer, has grown into a family tradition to attend year after year,” Bismarck Cancer Center board member Loren Balkowitsch says. It’s a family event with many activities for the kids, like a petting zoo, hay rides, paintball, inflatables, face painting and arts & crafts. But this year, we are adding even more fun for the family! Melissa Klein, coordinator of Applefest said, “We have many new activities for the older kids, like rock climbing walls, a dunk tank and summo wrestling inflatables to bring more opportunity for fun and play!” There will also be a parade each day with a marching band at 12 p.m. to kick off festivities. New this year is a Guinness World Record attempt for the most people bobbing for apples! This will take place Saturday at 3 p.m. with a goal to have 625 individuals bobbing for apples.You don’t want to miss it! Another new event is the ‘Apple of My Eye’ pageant. This pageant is sponsored by Hollevoet Orthodontics and will be open for girls ages 4-9. Miss Appleseed is for girls ages 4-6 and Miss Apple Blossom features girls ages 7-9. Each girl will participate in a simple question and answer, a fun Applefest costume fashion show, and a talent show. Our local judges are excited to celebrate each contestant with prizes awarded to all who participate. And we can’t forget the adults! For the second year in a row, we are bringing back the North Dakota Food, Beer, and Wine Tasting Event. This will take place from 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday. This will be a great opportunity to try local beer and wine samples and food, while enjoying the company of family and friends. What is a festival without delicious food? We have more food than ever this year with 15 local vendors, including Norm Stetson, who brings his popular burgers from Norm’s Eatery to the Applefest. “Norm’s is a full blown kitchen on wheels,” he says. He enjoys the family friendly atmosphere and says, “I’m known out here as the ‘burger guy’!” From Fire Flour Pizza, to a serving of apple pie fries with a dollop of whipped cream, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Make plans to experience for yourself all that makes Applefest unquestionably one of the best festivals this fall! Get your tickets at Cafe Aroma, Bismarck Cancer Center or your local Dan’s Supermarket.You can also purchase them online at Applefest.org. Please visit www.applefest.org for updated information. Hope to see you there!
Just Never Give Up It’s been a very busy summer at the Bismarck Cancer Center! Many wonderful things are taking place with our Foundation – from golf and softball tournaments to bluegrass concerts and horseback rides.
Amy Gross Interim Executive Director
There are so many people in the community who are dedicated in helping us provide hope, help and healing to the people we serve. However, missing from all this excitement is the one person who had always relished the hustle and bustle of these activities. It was with great sadness that we said goodbye to our Executive Director Ken Dykes earlier this summer. While his absence is felt among many, we have found comfort in knowing his legacy remains strong. I’d like to thank everyone who reached out to support the staff at BCC during our time of loss. Your kind words and your overwhelming admiration for Ken is uplifting. As a way of honoring Ken and all he had done for the Center over the past nine years, it was our privilege to dedicate
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a beautiful “welcome” bench outside of the Center. The bench is adorned with a plaque that reads: “Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” ~ Dean Karnazes. As a nine-year cancer survivor, Ken lived by those words and all of us here at the Bismarck Cancer Center want you to know that we are here to help you at your time of need. We will continue to provide compassionate care, world-class technology and unending support to you and your family.
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Bismarck Cancer Center Introduces New Employees Dana Hager is a new Outreach Services Coordinator at the Bismarck Cancer Center. She previously worked as a marketing director for the North Dakota Department of Agriculture.
Sarah Prestangen recently started at the Bismarck Cancer Center as an as-needed Nurse. She also helps out at Sanford Same Day Surgery as well as Dakota Eye Surgery Center.
Scholarships Awarded to Deserving Individuals The Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation (BCCF) has several scholarship opportunities for individuals interested or pursuing careers in the oncology field. The Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship was created to provide scholarships to individuals who are interested in and committed to the oncology profession and who are pursuing a baccalaureate through a Bismarck college. Scholarships are also available to individuals pursuing a master’s degree in oncology or oncology certification. Annually two $1000 scholarships are awarded to qualified individuals. This is the fifth year the Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarships have been awarded.
This year, the Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship selection committee chose Kendra Perdue and Leah Wuebben as the recipients. Kendra is attending NDSU School of Nursing through Sanford and Leah is attending University of Mary School of Radiologic Technology Therapy in Sioux Falls.
The BCCF Dr. Tarek Dufan & Wife Maisa Educational Scholarship is a program that provides $500 scholarships to individuals who are pursuing nursing degrees at a Bismarck college and have a passion to work in oncology. This year’s recipients include Kristen Dodgen and Melissa McClintock, who will both be attending Bismarck State College in the fall in the Nursing Program.
These scholarships will be available again in the spring of 2017.
BCCF CALENDAR OF EVENTS September 24-25 Applefest October 8 Paint the Town Pink October 14-16 Hunting Dakota with Roosevelt October 19 Bucks for Bras
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John Evanson How many years have you served on the BCCF Advisory Board? 6 years What is your favorite movie or TV show? Game of Thrones What is one thing on your bucket list? Skydive into the Great Blue Hole in Belize What do you do in your spare time? Spend time outdoors with family and friends. What motivated you to get involved with the foundation? I was invited to attend a meeting. Afterward I had the opportunity to visit with the patients and staff and received a tour of the facility. It was a no brainer for me to want to get involved. What is your favorite/most memorable moment since being on the board? Decorating cakes with my daughters at the Project Pink event. Why are you passionate about supporting the Bismarck Cancer Center? Because the people who benefit from the Foundation’s fund raising efforts are well worth it. Also, the staff at the BCC are fantastic to work with.
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That end-of-summer, dry heat was still beating down on the North Dakota prairie. Students in the small town of Linton were preparing for school. The football players were hoping for a great season as they dragged themselves to practice, and, for the most part, 16-year-old Jared Jacob was a lot like any other kid his age. But by the time Jared turned 17, just two months later, everything had changed. The football coach, wanting his star running back to be ready for the first game, suggested that Jared see a doctor about the back pain he had been having. So Jared hopped into the MRI truck that visits Linton a few times a month. What they thought was simple back pain from helping his parents landscape their yard turned out to be something much more. “Honestly, if it wasn’t for football, we would have never found it. He wanted to be ready to play. He loves the game and just wanted to run the ball,” said Jared’s mom, Denette Jacob. The MRI scan showed a mass in Jared’s hip. A biopsy confirmed that it was a sarcoma. Boutique Twenty-Three, Linton, ND
At first, Jared’s doctors told him that he wouldn’t be able to play football during his treatments. The chemotherapy and radiation would make him too weak, and it wouldn’t be safe. “I think one of the only times I saw him cry was when they told him he couldn’t play. I watched out the kitchen window after he got home that night, and he just threw his pads down and cried,” Denette said. So Jared and his parents asked his oncologists if there was any way he could still play while undergoing treatment. Although it would be difficult and he would have to be extra careful, they agreed. And Jared went about his life as normally as possible. He still juggled school, family, and a social life. Only now, he also had to fit in regular trips to Bismarck for treatments. Most importantly, he put his pads back on and played the game he loved. Meanwhile, the surrounding communities showered the Jacob family with love and support. Everyone in Linton and the surrounding small towns knew about “Number 23” and his dedication and bravery. “It was so emotional, really. I could never be grateful enough,” Denette said, “And when he scored that first touchdown after the doctors
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said he could come back, the whole crowd – everyone in the stands – went wild.” After football season ended, Jared finished his chemotherapy and radiation treatments. He eventually had to have surgery on his hip, where the sarcoma was located. It left him with poor range of motion, and doctors warned that he might not be able to walk. Jared didn’t let that stop him. Again, he beat the odds and went on to win the school dance competition the following fall. Through it all, this 17-year-old high school kid remained grateful, hopeful, and happy. During his senior year, Jared was diagnosed with leukemia. The disease was very aggressive and sadly he didn’t make it to his 20th birthday. His family lost their comedian, their happy-golucky guy, their thoughtful presence. While preparing for his funeral, Jared’s family found a letter he had written them. He explained that he was grateful that he had been chosen for this particular journey. He was happy that it all had happened to him rather than his siblings or parents. This message left his family with a tiny piece of him and showed them the way toward hope and gratitude instead of anger. Since losing Jared, the Jacob family has continuously given back to other individuals and families who are battling cancer. Every summer, Denette and her family host a golf tournament and purse auction. The proceeds usually go to a cancer patient in their area; however, in 2015 the proceeds from the event went to the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation. “Jared had treatments at the Bismarck Cancer Center, and it’s such an awesome place,” Denette said, “I like knowing that the money is going to patients right here in North Dakota.” Denette’s business in Linton, Boutique TwentyThree, also participated in project HOPE this year because, for the Jacob family, it’s all about giving back. And although it hurts every day not having her son here with her, Denette says that Jared’s battle with cancer taught her what was really important in life. “If God had come to me and given me the choice – either you can have this really great, cool son for 19 years, but then I need to take him away, or you can choose not have him at all – it’s such an easy answer. I would choose to be Jared’s mom every time,” she said.
BCCF EVENTS Mandan Fourth of July Road Race Early on the morning of July fourth, about 500 runners of all ages participated in the 2016 Mandan Fourth of July Road Race. Many participants were dressed in festive red, white, and blue outfits to celebrate Independence Day while enjoying each otherâ€™s company and running to benefit the Bismarck Cancer Center. The runners took off amidst applause and cheers from onlookers lining the sides of the road.
Running With Demons The Running With Demons Road Race and Color Run on July 9th was an exciting event for friends and family of the Bismarck Demons as well as for runners from the area. Runners of all ages enjoyed the scenic run around Sertoma Park and posed for pictures in their rainbowcolored shirts afterwards. Whether running or walking, everyone had a great time while supporting both the Demons and the Bismarck Cancer Center.
Dancer for Cancer The Bismarck Cancer Center enjoyed a fun Dancer for Cancer Zumbathon on August 9. The event was sponsored by Country Financial and took place in the Bismarck Cancer Center parking lot. Instructors from local gyms took turns leading the enthusiastic crowd in various Zumba moves and exercises. More than 50 people participated in this second annual event.
BCCF NEWS Dickinson Project HOPE The fourth annual Dickinson project HOPE event was held July 18-22. This event had around 20 participating businesses and raised over $6,000! Project HOPE is a community wellness event designed to educate employees about healthy lifestyles, cancer prevention and early detection and to promote hope for a healthier tomorrow. To participate in project HOPE, each employee was asked to make a donation of $10 to the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation. In return for their donation and participation, Bismarck Cancer Center provided each business with posters, an awareness newsletter, stickers, wellness information and more.
Bluegrass A sea of pink covered the Cross Ranch State Park during the 5th annual Bluegrass Goes Pink concert. The concert was organized by local bluegrass band Cotton Wood, which features Bismarck Cancer Center nurse Jill Wiese in honor of her sister Barb, who lost her battle with cancer. In addition, a Florida bluegrass band, Trinity River Band, was on hand to play a few songs. Bluegrass Goes Pink started out the day with a 5k Run/Walk through the beautiful Cross Ranch State Park. Later that afternoon, attendees were able to go on a wagon ride throughout the park. We are grateful to the Cotton Wood and Jill Wiese for this inspirational event!
Harleywood Nights The 4th annual Harleywood Nights started out with the rev of loud engines and sprinkles of rain on Saturday, July 16. The event was a success with around 50 riders, even though dark clouds and hail followed the riders on their path to a good cause. The event started at the Roughrider Harley-Davidson and the route included Center, Washburn, Wilton, and Wing and ended at the Corral Bar with dinner, live auction and a band. There was a 2016 Harley Davidson Fatboy raffled off to end the night. Proceeds will benefit the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation.
Saddle Up Against Cancer Saddle up Against Cancer is an event that combines the love of horses with supporting the patients at the Bismarck Cancer Center. The 9th Annual horseback ride happened on Saturday, August 13 with 93 riders taking part. The ride took place on a farm south of Riverdale and took around two hours. The riders wound through beautiful hills and trees near the Missouri River. The participants enjoyed lunch following the trail ride and the afternoon was topped off with a silent auction and raffle.
Mattress Firm Provides Comfort in Patient Housing The Bismarck Cancer Center provides several affordable housing options for patients who commute from longer distances. Like any home, these houses and apartments need to be updated on a regular basis. This year, Mattress Firm has generously donated eight queen size Sealy mattresses to the Bismarck Cancer Center for use in patient housing. The value of this donation is $9,600. We would like to express our gratitude for Mattress Firmâ€™s support.
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My Hero My Hero
The Bismarck Cancer Center knows that the battle with cancer is difficult and life-changing. During this personal journey, different people may have touched you in special ways that helped you win your battle or merely lessened your load. For others, a professional or a friend may have made a significant contribution to your fight against cancer that made a positive impact.
The Bismarck Cancer Center has developed the “My Hero” program as a way to give back and honor your hero. All “Hero” nominees will be invited to a special reception in their honor where they will be recognized for making a difference in your life.
The guidelines to nominate someone are as follows: • Individuals that may be “My Hero”: a friend, family member, community professional, a volunteer, a clergy member or other. • Your Hero has made a significant or meaningful contribution to my cancer journey or the journey of others. • My Hero has contributed to individuals in their cancer journeys through education, screening, care, support, time, assistance or other significant way.
Save the Date! All Nursing Oncology Conference Thursday, November 10, 2016 Radisson Hotel Bismarck, ND For more information visit bismarckcancercenter.com
Special thanks to those who have donated to the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation since our last newsletter
GIVER up to $49
Ernest Oberg Charles Bosch Jane Renz Lyle Andrews Frances Lindeman Leonard & Ernestine Voegele Coliene Jacobsen Kelli Wilson Agnes Wolff Myron & Ileen Silvernagel Rod Skytland-State Farm Insurance Agency, Inc. In Memory of Coni Couch Margaret Unruh In Memory of Helen Blessum Diane Mittelstedt In Memory of Jerry Slag Iva Slag In Memory of Kathleen Lalonde Judy & Mike Donahue In Memory of Ken Dykes Bobbie Westbee Amy Juhala Traci Juhala Holli Furman Susan Sisk Jeff & Melanie Beauchamp Norma Eslinger Lori Charbonneau Jim & Marci Silrum Connie Jo Williams Dan & Kolette Trottier In Memory of Diane Heck Yvonne Board Mr. & Mrs. Carol Barrett Karen Nolan Alice Ereth Richard & Constance Johnsen
Cindy Bohn Mary Hoffman In Memory of John Fettig Delaino & Norleen Helm In Memory of Leo J. Mastel Irene Meier In Memory of Henry Oster Verlena & Harry Mehlhaff In Honor of All Surviving Cancer Patients Art Prom In Honor of Maurice Obrigewitch Bernette Obrigewitch In Memory of LaVonne Spitzer Ulrich Wayne & Sharon Narum In Memory of Father Ed Wehner George & Elaine Fried In Memory of Deb Stuart Michael & Cindi Schumacher In Memory of Robert Meyers Donald & Lori Dailey In Memory of Lori Geinert Carol Henke In Memory of Dave Soupir Sylvia Martin In Memory of Marlin Kunze Redg & Susan Finck C & L Krueger Jacqueline & Greg Dockter Arnold & Sharon Burian Don & Peggy Jones In Memory of Ray Edinger Parry & Marshall Maxwell In Memory of Diane Berger Verda Draeb Linda & Noble Werner
THE ART OF LIVING CALENDAR
The Bismarck Cancer Center is seeking visual art for the 2017 edition of “The Art of Living,” a 12-month desk calendar. Photography and artwork of all styles and media will be considered. Art can directly illustrate aspects of the cancer experience, but it is not required. We encourage patients, family, friends, physicians, employees, board members, donors, and regional artists to submit works for consideration. You do not need to be a professional artist to be a part of this amazing project. Please email an image of your artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sara at 701-222-6119.
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Gary & Judith Gierke Arwin Uttech Stanley & Charmaine Jaeger In Honor of Virginia Walker Phyllis Tenbroek In Memory of Peter M. Ziegler Betty Ziegler In Memory of Emma Hamers Darrell & Constance McQuay In Memory of Kim Nagel Patrick Pins In Memory of Norma Carlson Delaino & Norleen Helm In Honor of My Mother and My 13th Anniversary being CancerFree Rita Weisz In Memory of Marshall Erickson Joyce Zeiner In Memory of Benjamin Schlauch Patricia Schlauch In Memory of Alice Kvam Lylota Leeper In Memory of Arley Haag & Terry Piper Robert & Kathy Geiger In Memory of Florence Heinle Dorothy Miller
CARE GIVER $50 -$99
John & Delaine Kambeitz Don & Caroleene Jorgensen Carlyle & Elaine Arndt John Lind LaRay Ries Don & Paulette Bentz John & Evelyn Bjorness Wayne & Karen Schilke Alton & Delores Larson Robert & Jean Pagel Darwin & Judith Hunskor Dick & Janice Berger Connie & Buster Langowski Connie Larson Joe & Esther Wilkie C.G. & Delores James Wally & LaDonna Leingang Charles Bosch Don & Becky Silva In Memory of Sandy Jahner, Loretta Hovland, Alvin Reich, LeRoy Flegel, Albert Hofmann, Eugene Hofmann & Duane Nelson Paulette & Bud Carlson In Memory of Ken Dykes Madeline Heer Ronnie & Judith Wittmier Dr. Curtis & Linda Juhala Gary & Dianne Greicar Wells Fargo Bank ND Dept of Health-Division of Cancer Prevention employees Capital City Construction Beth Lipp In Memory of Diane Heck Lynn Waldner Marvin Lattimore Rebecca Fricke Helen Lindgren In Celebration of Curves Coffee Women Diane Dockter In Celebration of Michelle Warren Mr. & Mrs. Brian Artz
In Memory of Raymond Frandsen Muriel Peterson In Honor of Jerome Schwindt Veronica Schwindt In Memory of Willis & Betty Franklund Franky Enger In Memory of John Fettig Phyllis Otto Dakota Staffing Solutions In Honor of the Radiation Angels at BCC Martin & Laverne Rivinius In Memory of Marge Pladson Mary Lindquist In Memory of Allen Monson & George Frank Dale & Virginia Monson In Memory of Darryl Charbonneau Lori Charbonneau In Memory of Wilbert Mosbrucker Marie Mosbrucker In Memory of Truman V. Lund & Arlene Denison Alvin & Shirley Rickel In Celebration of Dawn Marquardt Steve Marquardt In Memory of Michael P. Feist Anna Feist In Memory of Diane Berger Deb Berger TMI Systems Design Corporation DeJay Berger In Memory of Debby & Dennis Grenz Nina Filibeck In Memory of Frances Franklin, Charles Ferch, Mary Kay Klocke, Doug Stoner, Linda Felchle & Dorothy Rhone Fluffy Nicolson In Celebration of Robert Thullner Helen Thullner In Celebration of Frank & Karen Kuhn Karen Kuhn In Memory of James Cairns Darleen Cairns In Memory of Vivian Modin Neil Modin In Memory of William Goeppinger Verne A. Goeppinger In Memory of Paul Boehm Paul & Nancy Morth In Celebration of Curves Coffee Women Jean Cederstrom In Honor of Family Pat McLaughlin
STRENGTH GIVER $100 - $249
Oliver & Rosalia Dewald O.J. & Helen Moe Robert & Carol Ash Becky Hollingsworth Hometown Credit Union Ashley Don & Cecelia Albers Paula Hughes Joan Kelsch Bob & Cynthia Norland
SM Energy Company Pahlke Steel, Inc. Bentz Supply Store Ron & Marvel Ritzke Shirley Fox Dr. & Mrs. Kyle Russo Jack & Dorothy Smith McLean McHenry Mutual Insurance Company Leslie & Connie Haberstroh In Memory of Ken Dykes Mike & Amy Gross Duane & Beverly Sorby Jerry & Sandy Heck Eric & Evy Olson Wayne Beutler Mike & Renee Daffinrud Jan Kamphuis Dr. Ron & Joyce Tello Paul & Nancy Morth Pat & Doreen Brown Dale Ely Rebecca Davis In Celebration of Fran Cornell Jim Cornell In Memory of Diane Heck Kathleen Ervin Carol & James Swanson Thomas & Raeann Kelsch In Memory of Elaine Vukelic Paul & Sandy Helland In Memory of Mary Ellen Swendsen Bonnie Albrecht In Memory of Chuck Fleming Barney Halldorson In Honor of Garry & Linda Wagner Dick Weber In Honor of Gary E. Lahr Patricia Lahr In Memory of Rolf Aadnes & Wayne Aadnes Dave & Pam Aadnes In Celebration of being a Cancer Survivor for 12 years Judy Kocis In Memory of June Stockert Alex Stockert In Memory of Lawrence Jaeger Ann & Jerome Jaeger In Memory of Jane Pierce Leonard Pierce In Memory of Joyce Johnson Ron & Sandy Haugom In Celebration of Joleen Leier Charles Leier In Honor of Pam Wilcox Dori Wilcox In Memory of all relatives who have lost their battle with cancer DuWayne & Sharon Ternes In Memory of Sherril Slomiwski & Tim Steiner Duane C. Steiner In Memory of Verna Lindemann Ken & Julie Lindemann
SUPPORT GIVER $250-$499
Mrs. Sheldonâ€™s 4th Graders-Grimsrud Elementary J & M Excavation Inc. In Memory of Ken Dykes HUB International Mountain States In Celebration of All Cancer Survivors Red Trail Energy, LLC
COURAGE GIVER $500 - $999
Give 5 to Cancer Anton & Marveline Becker Dvorak Motors Duane & Beverly Sorby Bob Ritterbush Alvin & Eunice Jacobson Duane & Beverly Sorby In Memory of Elsie, Gert & Gary Rau and Howard Dill Edith Rau In Memory of Sandy Blair Capital City Restaurant Supply, Inc. In Memory of Lucy Cebula Linda Gradin
HOPE GIVER $1,000 - $4,999
Mandan DECA Pink Out Stan & Alice Hanewald Virgil W. Ryberg Harold & Maureen Olson HUB International Mountain States In Memory of Connie Wolf & Ken Dykes McQuade Distributing In Memory of Ken Dykes Terrance & Zanne Ness In Celebration of Albert Kessel Anita Kessel
IN-KIND DONATIONS Arlyce Malarkey Brandi Malarkey Sandy Bauer Mattress Firm Tina Irish Walter Keidel Holiday Inn Express Melissa Klein Mary Mann Savannah Havelka Susan Anderson Disabled American Veteran from Bismarck Michael Sigler In Memory of Danny & Payton Tweden Jean & Randy King
Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy of gift reporting. If an error has been made in your giving history, please contact us at 701-222-6100.Thank you!
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DAY OF CARING The Bismarck Cancer Center participated in United Wayâ€™s Day of Caring.Volunteers from Wells Fargo, and other individuals, joined in to help with various jobs around the cancer center. The biggest project involved painting ten of our patient apartment living room and kitchen areas to give a freshened-up look. In addition, volunteers also helped with landscaping work at an apartment complex as well as the front of the cancer center. We are so appreciative of all the volunteers who made this event possible! Thank you!