Tuesday, April 23, 2013
For the second year in a row the Wyandotte Fire Department will sell t-shirts in October to raise money to provide free mammograms at Wyandotte Henry Ford Hospital.
The Wyandotte Fire Department is calling on the artistic talents of local residents to design t-shirts for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The contest asks residents to submit a design to be used on t-shirts and to be sold to raise money for the Yes Ma'am Program at Wyandotte Henry Ford Hospital. The Yes Ma'am Program provides free mammograms to women without insurance and other means of being screened. The winning design will be worn by on-duty Wyandotte fire fighters and sold throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Firefighter Brendt Frederick said he hopes the contest will aid in raising more money than last year. Last year, firefighters raised $2,000 for the program. Residents can submit entries via e-mail to …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
A special blue and pink T-shirt is available, for a limited time, at Fire Station No.1 for $15. Proceeds from the sale of the shirt go to the Yes Ma'am program at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.
Although National Breast Cancer Awareness Month ended a few days ago, the Wyandotte Fire Department is continuing on with a fundraiser it began at the beginning of the month. A T-shirt with the traditional pink ribbon on the front, and a special firefighter-themed ribbon on the back, is available for $15 at Fire Station No.1, located at 266 Maple. Supplies are limited, however, as the department is selling through what it has left and will not be ordering more this year, said firefighter Brendt Frederick Proceeds from the sale of the shirt are being donated to the Yes Ma’am program at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, said Frederick, who designed the logo on the back. The Yes Ma’am program provides free mammograms to women in the Downriver …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Downtown business owners hold a pink lantern launch for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Saturday evening found downtown Wyandotte filled with breast cancer survivors, and their friends and family. The Wyandotte Pink Lantern Launch for Breast Cancer helped support Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital's Yes Ma'am mammogram program. Local photographer Anthony DeCuir captured part of the event on video. The event was part of Wyandotte's Paint the Town Pink in honor of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Paint the Town Pink is a joint effort of downtown business owners, who have formed the “Tatas Task Force” to host several events promoting breast cancer awareness. For more information, read the full story. For photos from the lantern lift-off, check out our complete gallery.