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Colorado Springs Hadassah keeps busy year-round

Colorado Springs Hadassah keeps busy year-round

SINCE this month is Breast Cancer Awareness month, pink seems to be everywhere, from the pink running shoes and accessories on NFL players to pink cowboy hats and pink cocktails, from pink hair on men at fundraising events to pink pet clothing.

When the Hadassah chapter of Colorado Springs thinks about pink, it helps highlight one of the significant research areas of the Hadassah Medical Organization.

Hadassah developed a new test that predicts the presence of the BRCA mutation with 95% accuracy. The BRCA mutation triggers breast cancer.

What does green have to do with pink? Green is the environmental awareness color, the theme of conservation of energy, the color of frogs, grass and trees, and the neon clothes worn by teenagers.


Golfer Boscoe takes regionals, to state

Golfer Boscoe takes regionals, to stateWhat is more challenging than making a putt with a hundred screaming fans? Making it with a hundred silent fans. Denver JDS senior Sam Boscoe was faced with this scenario in a sudden death playoff hole to determine the final spot in the Colorado High School Activities Assn. (CHSAA) state golf tournament. Boscoe lamented that he’d had “a couple of rough holes” leading up to this dramatic and tense situation. After watching both of his opponents miss par, Boscoe was faced with a tricky 10...

IJN kicks off annual Chanukah Coloring Contest

IJN kicks off annual Chanukah Coloring Contest Because Chanukah is early this year (on Thanksgiving), so is the deadline: Nov. 11 The 27th annual Intermountain Jewish News Doris Sky Chanukah Coloring Contest is open for entries. Deadline for entries in the contest is 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. IJN’s address is 1177 Grant St., Suite 200, Denver, CO 80203. The deadline is very early this year because Chanukah is very early. Since its inception, the contest, for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, has attracted and brought...

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 16 October 2013 11:06 )


Keeping busy is easy at Springbrooke

Keeping busy is easy at Springbrooke ROSH HASHANAH EDITIONSECTION B PAGE 9 “I’M really busy. I don’t think I’ll come to today’s activity,” says a resident at Springbrooke Retirement and Assisted Living Community. “Just come for a few minutes,” responds Cheryl Baldwin, activities director. “Ok, just for a little,” says the resident. Several weeks later, the resident will thank Baldwin for pushing her to take part in the activity and meet new friends. This conversation is common at Springbrooke as Baldwin e...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 August 2013 11:41 )


Rabbi Glazer loves serving Colorado Springs Jewry

Rabbi Glazer loves serving Colorado Springs JewryAT age 16, when Rabbi Mel Glazer was in 10th grade, he received a letter at Camp Ramah from his mother, marked “special delivery.” The letter read, “Rabbi [the late Harry H.] Epstein has been looking for a school to send you to. It’s a yeshiva, a Hebrew Academy in Philadelphia. You can go there and the tuition will be covered, but you’ll have to go early to take a test, find a place to live, and take care of some details ahead of time.” Also: “You need to decide by tomorrow, so c...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 August 2013 09:48 )

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