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Survival, Sustainability...and Sweat!

Survival...On the fourth Saturday every August, over 1000 women come together to make a difference by participating in the annual Y-Me softball tournament. They play to raise funds for a cause which has touched so many; they play to honor a friend or a loved one; they play to support teammates recently diagnosed; and they play to have fun along the way.  
This year was the 25th straight year, and on Saturday, August 24th, over 1000 supporters came together to help raise tens of thousands of dollars that is gifted directly to a University of Chicago breast cancer researcher, Dr. Kay Macleod.  Dr. MacLoed’s U of C research lab works on how the metabolism of cell organelles that break down nutrients is linked to the spread of breast cancer with the aim of finding a way to block cancer from advancing.Funds from last year’s Y-Me Softball tournament paid for a centrifuge, a piece of equipment that’s essential to MacLeod’s research.

Joan Each-Rowan and many team-members from her 2 Everythings …

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