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Running With Claire at the Baltimore Running Festival!!

I just love this photo!  Rocky and Claire, Daddy-Daughter, running her first 5K. She was in first grade and so proud! All smiles with her blond ponytail bouncing all the…

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Why You Need a “Gold Standard” Dermatologist

Here’s a couple of facts you may not know: Pediatricians and General Practitioners do not routinely study dermatology in their medical preparation. Surprise! Basically that means they are not trained…

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We Came, We Screened, We Found Atypical Moles

I got a call last week. The voice was unfamiliar, but the anxiety and frustration was well known to my heart. It was a mom who just found out her…

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Our CMF Arts & Design Scholarship Winner UVA Bound!

We are so excited and proud to announce that Elizabeth Liberatore is the 2017 Recipient of the Claire Marie Foundation Scholarship for Arts & Design! A Senior at Notre Dame…

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#LiveLifeLikeClaire – One Campus at a Time

“Breathe deeply, move forward, you will feel the sunshine again.” Claire wrote those words in her college application essay. It was a whispered thought, a mantra used to propel her…

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Baltimore Running Festival – Lace Up Your Shoes

Thank you for running on behalf of the Claire Marie Foundation in the 16th Baltimore Running Festival on October 21, 2017! The Baltimore Running Festival is considered one of the…

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Free Adolescent Melanoma Screenings

Free Adolescent Melanoma Screenings Locations: Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor:

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Collegiate Ambassador Program

This spring we launched a peer-to-peer melanoma awareness and prevention program on college and university campuses across the country. 50 students on 20 campuses represent the Claire Marie Foundation and…

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The ACAC Claire Marie Fitness Challenge

Join us for an event jam-packed with music, fitness and fun!  Spin, Zumba and Barre classes available, great for all fitness abilities. Afterwards, enjoy brunch with the family.  Free Kids…

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Claire Marie Dance Challenge

Because at the Claire Marie Foundation we believe in honoring Claire’s sassy, fun and joyous spirit while raising awareness of adolescent melanoma, we were thrilled when Claire’s friends created and…

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2nd Annual Claire Marie Foundation Scholarship Awarded

The second annual Claire Marie Foundation Scholarship for Arts and Design was recently awarded to Meredith Egan, a 2016 graduating Senior of the Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson, Maryland.…

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May- Melanoma Month

During this National Melanoma Month of May, you will hear many calls of awareness to prevent skin cancer and melanoma. The Claire Marie Foundation joins in that mission. But when…

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Membership In A Most Unfortunate Club

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Francis of Assisi As any parent discovers at one point or another, it is…

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Ride With Claire

September 20, 2015,  Claire’s father, Rocky Wagonhurst,  embarked on a solo 630 mile bicycling trip to complete Claire’s journey to college. His trek took him from Charleston, South Carolina where…

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