cancer thrivers
The mission of the Cancer Thrivers Network for Jewish Women is to enrich and empower Jewish women through activities, friendship, resources, education and humor. The Network welcomes women who have been diagnosed with any kind of cancer at any time in their lives.
“Thrivers” is a word describing the celebration of life!

Check out what the Thrivers’ are doing! We hope you will join us for some fun, laughter and camaraderie! Come Thrive with us!

Knitting with the Thrivers

JCC – West Bloomfield, Conference room 201
Monday, May 18 - 1 p.m.
(The knitting group meets the third Monday of each month)
Come help us make blankets for chemo patients!

Life Enhancement Series

Healthy Eating for Healthy Living
Plant-based nutrition to help prevent recurrence of cancers
Deborah Martz, RD
Beaumont Health Systems
Thursday, May 7
12:30 - 2 p.m.
JCC – West Bloomfield, Greenberg Suite
Lunch and guest speaker $12

For the past 18 years, Deborah Martz has been a clinical dietitian at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Martz, whose emphasis for the last 12 years has been oncology nutrition, holds a degree in dietetics from Purdue.
RSVP by May 5 to Tracy Agranove 248.432.5467 or

CANCER THRIVERS BOOK CLUB - The Invention of Wings

by Sue Monk Kidd

From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees comes a novel about two unforgettable women.

Monday, June 1 - 1p.m.
JCC - West Bloomfield, Conference room 204
RSVP: Anita Devine
248.642.6350 or
(Please feel free to bring a kosher meal to enjoy while we discuss the book)

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Receive an entire year of flowers and plants for your mother, daughter, grandmother or a friend for only $35!

Bring spring into your home year-round, and support the Cancer Thrivers Network, with the English Gardens Fantastic Flower Fundraiser! Simply call Lynn at 586.604.6907 and mention the Cancer Thrivers as the salesperson. It’s that easy! Please see the attached flyer for details.
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