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Cancer Support Center: A place of hope

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories about the Cancer Support Center and its nearly three decades of service to the community.

The Cancer Support Center is a place of hope.

Since its founding 29 years ago, the CSC’s red brick building at 2028 Elm Road in Homewood has been a place for cancer patients, cancer survivors and their supporters to come together for programs that teach as well as help them cope.

The formation of the center was the brainchild of nurse Judith Hanzelin and cancer patient Joan Hopkins. They reached . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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