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Passport to Fashion Mid South Women in Tourism 9-9-2017

»Posted by on Aug 31, 2017

Purchase tickets online today to support CAGNO   At the 2017 MSWIT “Passport to Fashion” Fundraiser to benefit MSWIT, CAGNO, the New Orleans Family Justice Center and the UNO Hotel Restaurant & Tourism Master’s Program Scholarship   Saturday, September 9 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Sheraton Hotel Metairie 4 Galleria Blvd, Metairie, LA 70001   Click here for tickets and visit their web site www.mswit.com    for more information Tickets can be paid online via the PayPal link   Thank you John Young for agreeing to sponsor the Martini Bar again this year!!!! 2017 Sponsors RED CARPET SPONSORS       RUNWAY SPONSORS               ...

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Thank you to our 2017 Viva La Cure Sponsors

»Posted by on Aug 23, 2017

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Viva La Cure – August 26th, 2017

»Posted by on Jun 26, 2017

  A Night of Hope Entertainment provided by: When:  Saturday August 26, 2017 Time:  7:30pm – 11:30pm Where: The Chicory  610 South Peters Street    New Orleans LA 70130 (504) 521-8055 Please take a look at our sponsor page!  With out them this would not be possible!  Check them out $75 per person; after August 24th $100 per person at door You must upgrade your browser to  Chrome, Firefox or Safari in order to proceed with ticket purchase;  You cannot use Internet Explorer to purchase tickets it is not compatible with the online link Available online click here until Midnight August 24th, after that time tickets will be $100 and available for purchase at the door .  NEW THIS...

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Donate to CAGNO and help patients continue treatment.

»Posted by on Jun 7, 2017

    It is our hope that if a patient is currently undergoing vitally necessary treatment CAGNO can be there to help with basic necessities.  Donations to CAGNO, CFC and the United Way make this possible.  Sometimes I hear people say “but I can only donate a few dollars.  What difference to I make?”  You make a big difference!!  It only takes $30 to provide a case of Nutritional Supplements to a patient who cannot eat solid food.  $50 can provide pain or nausea medication.  $80 can provide a co-pay for a prescription that patients need to prevent clotting.  $125 can be used to help patients travel back and forth to treatment.  Radiation...

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iQuit – A Tobacco Cessation Solution for Young Adults

»Posted by on May 5, 2015

    iQuit A Tobacco Cessation Solution for Young Adults CAGNO is pleased to be launching a new program to help young adults quit using tobacco.  A few facts for our “future quitters”: Approximately 90,000 young adults (ages 21-35) in the greater New Orleans area smoke every day. About 18,000 young adults are expected to die from smoking-related diseases 10 years prior to the life expectancy of the young adults who are non-smokers. For every person who dies from smoking, 20 times that many suffer from smoking-related illnesses such as cancers, heart diseases, and COPD. That’s the bad news, but there is good news!  Medical research has found that smokers who quit by age 35 generally will not die from a smoking related illness; and within 15 years after...

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Local Moms Celebrate a Smoke Free Lifestyle

»Posted by on May 5, 2015

Local Moms Celebrate a Smoke Free Lifestyle     [Back Row from Left: Darla Dupree, Makesha Judson (March of Dimes), Michelle Burtch (March of Dimes), Ashlee Menke (CAGNO, Baby & Me admin.) Middle Row from Left: Melanie Contreras, Terri Collins, Sherri Heim, Front Row from Left: Baby Madilynn and Baby Shay] Recently, several local moms gathered at the Slidell Memorial Hospital-Community Outreach Center to celebrate their commitment to remain smoke free. These moms decided it was time to kick the nicotine habit when they became pregnant. All were participants of the Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program. They enjoyed a “Fresh Spring” luncheon while spending time bonding and supporting each other’s hard work to raise their children in a tobacco free environment....

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