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Gift of Education Scholarship Program

Gems of Hope is pleased to announce it’s “Gifts of Education” Scholarship program will continue in 2016. “Gifts of Education” is supported by grants, donations and fundraising efforts conducted by Gems of Hope, Inc. and the Gems of Hope Youth Advisory Board. In 2016, Gems will offer up to eight, $750.00 scholarships, to area high school seniors. The criteria for the scholarship includes: The student has been personally affected by cancer, meaning: •           The student has previously been diagnosed with cancer or •           The student has had an immediate family member with cancer (sibling,mother or...

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Hy-Vee Supports Gems of Hope through Pink Princettia Sales

Gems of Hope is pleased to announce the Cedar Rapids, Marion, Coralville and Iowa City Hy-Vee Food Stores will support Gems throughout the month of October with Pink Princettia flower sales. This newer hybrid plant developed by Suntory is known for lovely pink hues. Just as  the  flower’s name indicates, the plant is designed to make its recipient feel special, like a princess.  The plant can be grown  indoors or out, and has a long bloom life. The Cedar Rapids, Marion, Coralville and Iowa City Hy-Vee Food Stores  will have the plants available in stores in the month of October....

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Save the Date, Giggles and Grins for Gems of Hope!

Giggles and Grins for Gems 12/19/2015 Scottish Rite Temple, Cedar Rapids, IA 6:00pm social hour Enjoy the comedy of our headliner comedian Doug Thompson. Giggle with the Good Laughs Gives Back Comedy Troop as the show opener. Grin as Alisabeth Von Presley and Gerard Estella end your evening on a bright note. Show starts at 7:00. Enjoy light hour hor d’oeuvres before the event. Cash bar available. Dessert bar immediately following the show. $20.00 per ticket. Join us as we celebrate 10 years of inspiring cancer patients and their families. To purchase tickets visit , call 319-393-9681 or email

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Gems of Hope Wisconsin Gets Recognized!

Check out the good work our WI chapter is doing these days…Thanks to those who so generously supported the Chamber’s 6th annual Cedarburg Sip, Shop & Stroll: Anytime Fitness, Associated Bag, Cedarburg Cultural Center, La Rosa Landscape Co., the City of Cedarburg, Cornerstone Community Bank, News Graphic, Sass Accounting, and VIP Photography. Thanks also to Beezie Blatz and the Reunion, Commerce State Bank, Out & Out Catering, and the Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce staff. Very special thanks goes to our Premier Sponsor, Columbia St. Mary’s, and our major sponsors: Bell Orthodontic Solutions and Cedar Springs Health & Rehabilitation. And kudos...

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