Local foundation introduces Bling4Cancer jewelry line


Share
Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 2:03 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Press release submitted by NormaLeah Foundation


Local foundation introduces Bling4Cancer jewelry line just in time for the holidays

The NormaLeah Foundation in Rock Island, through their Shop TEALBling webstore, has introduced a unique line of gift items to honor survivors of all types of cancer. The BLING4Cancer jewelry line features 9 different Swarovski and Preciosa crystal charms that can be mixed and matched with a variety of necklaces, earrings and bracelets to create a custom-design piece. Pre-designed items are also available. They can be purchased atwww.shop.normaleahfoundation.org

"We are so thrilled that this line can be introduced in time for holiday shopping" said Jodie Shagrin Kavensky, founder and executive director of the foundation. She added that many other items, both in teal and with their butterfly logo are also available. Their Rings4Research (and bracelets) items, a program in partnership with Paula Sands, can also be purchased at the web store. The store is offering a 10% discount on all orders received through Tuesday, December 18. All in-stock items placed by December 20 will be shipped in time for Christmas.

The NormaLeah Foundation is rising up against ovarian cancer with its grass roots programs including their BEAT the BIG O campaign and several other awareness and early detection programs. Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of all gynecological cancers and more than 22,000 American women are diagnosed annually. About 75% lose their battle with the disease within 5 years. For more information call the NormaLeah Foundation at 309.794.0009, visit our website at www.normaleahfoundation.org or email us at normaleahfoundation@gmail.com



















 



Local events heading








  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








(More History)