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New Online Store

The new online OCC store is up and running. We have over 60 exclusive items and will add new products as they become available. We have tees, totes, duffle bags, bracelets, bedding, socks, shirts and pins to help promote your life in teal! Be sure to check back often.

All proceeds benefit the OCC and our mission. 

2019 Events – Save the Dates

June 30 – Annual Karen Creque Golf Memorial at The Legacy Golf Course, Ottawa Lake, MI

July 21 – OCC Night with the Mud Hens at 6:05pm Get Tickets Now!

August 3 – Annual Volleyball Tournament at the Oar House Bar & Grill

August 24 – Annual Glow Roll in the Sears parking lot – Central & Secor

August 25 – 31 – Turn the Towns Teal – Volunteers needed

September 7 –  Annual 5k Walk & Run. Connor Park, Fremont Ohio

September 21 –  Annual Ellen Jackson Ovarian Cancer Walk at the Eleanor Dana Cancer Center

TBD – Black Cloister a Monday night event to support the OCC

OCC Night with the Mud Hens

Join the Toledo Mud Hens and Ovarian Cancer Connection at Fifth Third Field for a fun night out on Sunday, July 21 at 6:05pm! A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated back to OCC. Purchase your tickets today and don’t miss out on this great night!

Tee-Off for Teal June 30th

A Golf Outing Benefiting the Ovarian Cancer Connection. In Memory of Karen Creque Memorial

Shot Gun start  at 9 am at the Legacy Golf Course in Ottawa Lake, Michigan. We are looking for golfers, sponsors, and donations for auctions and volunteers. 100% of proceeds stay local to support women with ovarian and other gynecological cancers. For more information contact Amy Stone at: or call 419.392.1308.

About the OCC and Our Mission

Since before our inception in 2005, we have been committed to raising awareness about ovarian and other gynecological cancers across Ohio and Michigan. For the women and families effected by these cancers, we provide information and financial support.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, our funds raised stay here locally to support education, awareness, and financial assistance.

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Stories of Survival

I feel so blessed that I have been a part of the “Let’s Talk it Ovar” support group for Gynecological Cancers and have met so many brave and amazing women who have and are going through this same journey.

Through this journey I have learned not to ask, “why me” but “what” am I to learn from it. I know that God takes us through the storms of life and it is through these storms that we feel His presence, peace and comfort the most.

I thank God for this journey He is taking me through as I know He loves me and is perfecting His will in my life.

Jeanne Wingate

Almost immediately after my first surgery, I was told I also had a very quiet (and growing) case of stage three ovarian cancer. If not for that “accidental” discovery, my story might not have had such a positive spin. I’ve been nine years cancer free now, and I try to do something to raise awareness and funds toward a cure, particularly during September (Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month).

Giving back any way I can is one of my greatest missions in life. We need to cure this disease before we lose any more magnificent women.

Sandra Bricker

On September 17, my grandmother, Rita turned 80. It was a fitting coincidence that this special occasion fell on the same week as the OCC of NW Ohio & SE Michigan’s Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer.

The chance to celebrate both her monumental birthday and her survival inspired our family and friends to fly in from Florida, Boston and California to join team “Happy Birthday Rita.”This birthday was more than cake and ice cream, but an opportunity to bring awareness of this disease to those who pledged us to walk.

Aubry Sirilo

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