Local foundation introduces Bling4Cancer jewelry line


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Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 2:03 pm
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Press release submitted by NormaLeah Foundation


Local foundation introduces Bling4Cancer jewelry line just in time for the holidays

The NormaLeah Foundation in Rock Island, through their Shop TEALBling webstore, has introduced a unique line of gift items to honor survivors of all types of cancer. The BLING4Cancer jewelry line features 9 different Swarovski and Preciosa crystal charms that can be mixed and matched with a variety of necklaces, earrings and bracelets to create a custom-design piece. Pre-designed items are also available. They can be purchased atwww.shop.normaleahfoundation.org

"We are so thrilled that this line can be introduced in time for holiday shopping" said Jodie Shagrin Kavensky, founder and executive director of the foundation. She added that many other items, both in teal and with their butterfly logo are also available. Their Rings4Research (and bracelets) items, a program in partnership with Paula Sands, can also be purchased at the web store. The store is offering a 10% discount on all orders received through Tuesday, December 18. All in-stock items placed by December 20 will be shipped in time for Christmas.

The NormaLeah Foundation is rising up against ovarian cancer with its grass roots programs including their BEAT the BIG O campaign and several other awareness and early detection programs. Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of all gynecological cancers and more than 22,000 American women are diagnosed annually. About 75% lose their battle with the disease within 5 years. For more information call the NormaLeah Foundation at 309.794.0009, visit our website at www.normaleahfoundation.org or email us at normaleahfoundation@gmail.com



















 



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