MIOCA's Survivor Seminar
May 6, 2017
Building on the popular Survivor Meet & Greets held in 2016, MIOCA is offering an opportunity to spend time with other survivors but also learn more about ovarian cancer and ways to cope. The seminar will include many sessions led by experts on topics that were highly rated in a recent survivor poll. Please see the Survivor Seminar flyer for details. Lunch will be provided. The seminar will be held at the Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites Conference Center (2455 Carpenter Rd) from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm. Registration is available online. A $2.00 processing fee will be charge to register for the event. Space is limited, so don't miss out!
Ann Arbor Goddess 5K and Mile Fun Run
May 14, 2017
Celebrate Mother's Day by joining your mothers, sisters, daughters, and others in the Suburban Chevrolet Arbor Goddess 5K. Race with your daughter or mother on our USATF-certified 5K course in the Mother-Daughter category or add a grandmother or granddaughter for our Three Generations of Women category of fabulous females. For those interested in a shorter distance, we have an untimed one-mile fun run option as well. This really is a family day so, of course, guys are welcomed too.
New for 2017: a kids’ 200-meter dash for children ages 8 and under. Bring your little ones along and cheer them on as they participate in their own race!
Registrants receive a medal, t-shirt, and post race snack. Click here to save by registering early.
Form a fundraising team for MIOCA and 100% of the proceeds will go to MIOCA. Go to the team fundraising page to sign up! (Please note that this is separate from teams which are formed to run/walk on Mother's Day.)
If you're a survivor and participating in this event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your free event registration code.
Teal Track & Trail
June 9, 2017
This event is held in Memory of Wendy Heath Heiser. Start your weekend with a 5K Run/Walk to benefit MIOCA at Grand Blanc High School on Friday, June 9, 2017. This chip timed race starts at 6:30 pm. The course winds through the Grand Blanc High School Campus and ends with a lap around the football field. Participants receive a t-shirt, custom medallion, and a free ride ticket for the carnival at the Grand Blanc Fun Fest. Those registrants over 21 will also get free admission to the beer tent at the Fun Fest. For more info, visit the event website. New this year, is an un-timed One Mile Walk, perfect for those who prefer a shorter distance. Registration is available online. Want to show extra support for MIOCA? Create a fundraising page and ask your friends and family to support your efforts. Click here for more information. Top fundraisers will win either a Yeti insulated large cup or a Fitbit Flex!
OCRFA to host Ovarian Cancer National Conference in Chicago
July 7, 2017
The Ovarian Cancer National Conference will be held this year in Chicago on July 7-9. This is a great opportunity for the ovarian cancer community in Michigan to attend without needing to travel very far. Attendees will have the chance to choose from dozens of sessions to create a personalized agenda tailored to meet their needs. The conference provides a forum to meet hundreds of others whose lives have been touched by ovarian cancer. Registration to attend the conference is $175 through February 24th at which time in increases to $199. Additional information can be found at https://conference.ocrfa.org/
Wheels & Teal
September 16, 2017
Join with others to drive awareness at the 6th annual Wheels & Teal held at the Village of Rochester Hills. This event has something for everyone including a 5K fun run/walk, teal and turquoise classic car show, outdoor concert, large raffle, activities for the kids, and more! To learn more about this fun filled day, to lend a hand, or to register, visit the event website, WheelsandTeal.com. Survivors should contact Michelle Shepherd for the discounted registration link. Wheels and Teal is known for its great raffle prizes. This year, fundraisers will not only have a chance to party in a private tent, but will also earn raffle tickets as a reward for fundraising. To set up your own fundraising page, click here.