Articles - June 2011

Posted June 23, 2011 - 8:45am

Check out this inspiring news story about five-year-old Madisyn Tolfa who wears her Beads of Courage with pride as she battles leukemia.

Learn more about the Beads of Courage program by visiting Yroswell's Coping section.


Posted June 8, 2011 - 10:00am

This year, Goin' Balders had even more to be excited about than raising money for cancer research. Thanks to Kiss 98.5's continued support, both students and teachers had a chance to win Kiss the Summer Hello 2011 tickets for the June 4th concert! Every student who raised $300 received one free ticket to the show, but it didn't end there. Students also had a chance to become a "B4B VIP" with DJ Anthony, with the top student fundraiser at each school receiving two special passes to the concert's VIP tent!

Posted June 8, 2011 - 9:31am

This Sunday, June 12, the Yroswell Street Team will volunteer at RPCI's Cancer Survivors Day celebration for patients, survivors and their families.

Keep an eye on the Yroswell facebook page for photos from the carnival-themed event next week!

Posted June 6, 2011 - 4:02pm

On May 31, 2011, more than 30 local teenagers gathered at Clarence High School for an event to spread awareness of the dangers of in-store tobacco marketing.

The event, held in conjunction with World No Tobacco Day, featured youth speaking out against the tobacco industry's marketing to children, as well as individuals who wrote "I've seen enough" on their hands and covering their eyes for photographs.  

Posted June 6, 2011 - 12:42pm

The following appeared on the editorial page of The Buffalo News on May 21, 2011:

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