Bounce into “Against the Tide” with GravOxy this Saturday

Bounce into the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s (MBCC) annual statewide Against the Tide swim, kayak, walk, or run fundraising event this Saturday, June 21st at DCR’s Hopkinton State Park! Joanne Schmalenberger, owner of GravOxy Fitness in Natick, MA, will lead warm-up sessions at Against the Tide using the unique fitness system called rebounding. Rebounding is a low-impact exercise usually […]

Sturbridge Resident Cheryl Reeve is a statewide Against the Tide Chairwoman for second year in a row

 Sturbridge resident, Cheryl Reeve, is a statewide chairwoman for the second year in a row for the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s Against the Tide events in 2014.   The Against the Tide events allow participants to swim, walk, run, and/or kayak for breast cancer prevention. The 22nd annual Metro-Boston Against the Tide will be held at DCR’s […]

15 Years of Dedication

Against the Tide participant Diane Sokal will be participating in the Hopkinton event for the 15th year in a row in 2014. For many of those years, Diane has been a high fundraiser for the cause. Originally joining Against the Tide as a swimmer, Diane turned the event into a personal “Nature Triathlon,” participating in […]

Marine Breast Cancer Victim Running Out of Options – Speaks for Prevention

Last year, we shared with you the story of Camp Lejeune Marine breast cancer victim Pete Devereaux. At the 2013 Against the Tide event in Hopkinton, Pete spoke about the exposure he unknowingly had to carcinogenic chemicals that led to his own unfortunate diagnosis. Breast cancer is not only a women’s issue. More and more men are being diagnosed, making […]

Swimmer Turned Advocate Inspires Citizens Statewide

MBCC welcomes Katy Spencer as a 2014 Statewide Chairwoman of Against the Tide. Please take a moment to read Katy’s story about her personal connection to breast cancer and Against the Tide.    12 years. I have been involved in the movement against breast cancer for 12 years. I started my journey as an 18-year-old team […]