Rori with Margaret Hinchliff

Sun May 21, 2023
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Today, at McGuire Lake, I had the pleasure of meeting Rori, a retired OR nurse.   What was exciting for me about meeting Rori is she worked under Dr. A.D. McKenzie, a general surgeon at Vancouver General Hospital many years ago.   For those who have heard of Dr. Don McKenzie, this is his father.   Rori shared a couple of her OR stories of how she assisted Dr. MacKenzie in breast cancer surgeries.  As well, she was quite familiar with Dr. Don McKenzie’s success

Member Travels to New Zealand for International Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Festival

Fri Apr 28, 2023
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 Margaret Hinchliff (one of our paddlers) has just returned from NZ after attending an International Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Festival. She spent 12 adventurous days mixing and mingling with survivors and supporters.  Thirty countries attended from around the globe with an attendance of around 3000 people. How awesome it was to make new friends from far away.  Although there were many fun activities, these four highlights really made it a memorable  trip.  1) 

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 1, 2022

Sat Oct 1, 2022
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Today, a group of ladies from the Shuswap Dragon Boat Society, Friends Abreast, prepared 300 carnations with tags to hand out to women as a reminder that it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which means it is time to book your mammogram.  This has been a long standing tradition with the team.  Glenda Lapine, a new paddler this year, allowed me to take her photo along with these two recipients near Canadian Tire. The lady on the scooter had her battery die so a Canadian Tire employee cam

Terry Fox Run September 18, 2022

Sun Sep 18, 2022
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Friends Abreast attended the Annual Terry Fox Run today at Blackburn Park.  Thank you to those members who were able to attend. It was a beautiful morning to walk and visit with long time members - Brenda and Byril Kurtz, and Tarole.  Thank you for joining us.  

Audrey Szafranski

Sun Aug 28, 2022
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Audrey Szafranski was one of the founding members of the Shuswap Dragon Boat Society.  During her time with Friends Abreast, she was an eager, reliable and active member until 2012.  Audrey rarely missed a practice or a festival. As well as being a breast cancer survivor, she lived with diabetes and focussed on keeping up her fitness.  After Audrey was no longer able to paddle regularly, she always came to the Salmon Arm Festival to take part in the Carnation Ceremony which was ve

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