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Ontonagon cancer group receives $10,000 donation

ONTONAGON — Ontonagon County Cancer Association officials have announced that the association has received a $10,000 donation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

Chris Maksym, a member of the BCBSM Board of Directors and former White Pine resident, said the aim of the donation is to increase access to affordable health care and improved, quality health care to the region.

Maksym said he feels that is what the OCCA does with its free breast and prostate testing programs for Ontonagon County residents and its effort to spread cancer awareness information. Early detection is the key to good...

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