American Cancer Society http://wxpr.org en Quit Smoking for Smoke Out Day http://wxpr.org/post/quit-smoking-smoke-out-day <p>Quit smoking for a day, and see if you can stick with it. &nbsp;</p><p>That’s the message from the American Cancer Society for the Great American Smoke Out Thursday.&nbsp; On this day the organization encourages smokers nationwide to quit the habit for a single day…or use it to jump start their plans to quit permanently.</p><p>Spokeswoman Diane Hapka in Lake Tomahawk says it’s not easy.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It is very difficult for people to quit.&nbsp; But it is something that we try to have people do at least for that one day.”</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:12:26 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10957 at http://wxpr.org Quit Smoking for Smoke Out Day Relay For Life Friday-Saturday In Minocqua http://wxpr.org/post/relay-life-friday-saturday-minocqua <P>The next in a series of events designed to raise money to fight cancer happens Friday evening through Saturday morning in Minocqua.</P> <P>The Relay For Life Northern Lights takes place at Lakeland Union High School.</P> <P>American Cancer Society spokesperson Diane Hapka says participants will be at the school track from 6 p.m. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:41:20 +0000 Ken Krall 5246 at http://wxpr.org Relay For Life Friday-Saturday In Minocqua