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June 2010 - Vol. 5, ISS. 2
 
Happy Spring! We hope you will enjoy our late Spring E-newsletter. It's been a busy time at AboutFace with so many events on the go! A special thanks to all our members who took part in the 100 Experiences in 100 Days - they raised over $4,500! This is a new initiative for AboutFace and one we hope to grow over the years.
 
In this issue, we are featuring lots of feel good stories that relate back to AboutFace events: the Annual Golf Classic, Leap of Faith, and Camp Trailblazers! Remember to check out the Announcements section and read about the CDA Award and all the local fundraising our members held over the past few months!
In this issue...
 
Upcoming Events
Why I'm taking a Leap of Faith
 
Betty Dunsmore, President of the Manitoba Dental Association
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By doing the Leap of Faith, I hope to make a small contribution and help AboutFace help children with facial differences.
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Healthy Snack Maker Announces Winners of "Show Us Your Goodness" Contest
 
 
From left-to-right: Patricia Ryan, Anna Pileggi, Jessica Fitzpatrick
"Show Us Your Goodness" campaign
The results are in and final. AboutFace International was judged most deserving in the "Show Us Your Goodness" campaign. AboutFace takes the Grand Prize of $20,000 from a total of $60,000 in prize money. read more
Treatment and Care Options for Patients with Facial Difference, by Kathy Russell, BSc, DDS, MSc
This article has been reprinted with permission from the JCDA.
 
Camp Trailblazers Ontario 2010
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One of AboutFace's most successful support initiatives is the Trailblazers Camp, adventure retreats designed for young patients with a facial difference between ages of 10 and 18. These camps provide an opportunity for children to go to camp in a setting where all campers will have something in common - their facial difference. read more

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Get in the swing; Simple exercises to get in golf shape and improve your game, by Dr. Philip Warner   
 
Golf swingSo what is golf shape? Being in shape for golf means that you have the essentials that are necessary for a good golf swing - both strength AND flexibility. More specifically, the golf swing requires strength and flexibility through the hips/ abdomen, upper back and shoulders. read more
 
  
Join us at our 8th annual AboutFace Golf Classic
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We hope you have enjoyed this E-newsletter! If you have a story to share or would like us to cover a topic or issue of interest, send us an email.
 
Thank you for your ongoing support and interest in AboutFace.
 
Sincerely,
Anna Pileggi
Executive Director