Monthly Archives: May 2011

The beginning of a summer at the Ulman Cancer Fund…

My name is Kyle Festog, and I’m proud to introduce myself to the readers of UCF’s blog as one of UCF’s summer Interns! I just finished my first week here in the office, and prior to popular belief, the staff … Continue reading

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Evan Nicholson Memorial Scholarship Winner

This week was one of the busiest weeks I have had since joining the team at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. I have been out drumming up support for UCF and letting people know about the awesome work … Continue reading

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Finishing off Columbia Triathlon Weekend with a BANG!!!

The first triathlon of the season, Columbia Tri, turned out to be a HUGE success for Team Fight this past weekend.  We had a total of 52 official racers, with about 10 others sporting our hard to miss YELLOW gear! … Continue reading

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Number 3 is a Charm!

Last night the Towson Football players came back to volunteer with UCF at Hope Lodge. I have always been impressed with these young men but last night was the best yet. Not only did these young men volunteer their time … Continue reading

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Olivia’s Packages of Hope

This week I had the opportunity to meet Olivia. Olivia is a middle school student from the Annapolis area who chose to create care packages for young adult patients fighting cancer at UMGCC as part of her 8th grade capstone … Continue reading

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Destination AmeriCorps, Part II!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Destination AmeriCorps, a great networking event held my Volunteer Maryland for AmeriCorps members throughout the state of Maryland. Before I get into the specifics, I will refresh some memories about what this … Continue reading

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UCF’s First 2011 Scholarship Winner!

Last week Brock was given the wonderful opportunity of announcing our first scholarship recipient at an awards program at Loyola Blakefield- Alex Pizzala! Alex is the first recipient of the Jason Smith Memorial Scholarship in partnership with UCF and the … Continue reading

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Y.E.S. Young adults Embracing Survivorship – 4th Annual Event

On Saturday, June 4th the Ulman Cancer Fund, in collaboration with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Maryland Chapter, Towson University Nursing, and the Y of Central Maryland will host the Y.E.S. Program at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Family … Continue reading

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In their SHOES

In reflecting on the last couple of weeks, I thought I would write a little bit about some of the people I have chatted with this week. Each week and each day I have the privilege of meeting some very … Continue reading

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Ryan’s Story

On April 12, 2011 Ryan was on his way to class and wasn’t feeling like his usual self. He felt very weak, tired, and out of breath. Thinking that he maybe catching a cold he went to the University Health … Continue reading

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