Ryndam’s Event Manager Kelly Williams shared this photo and story from the ship’s $2 million On Deck for the Cure milestone celebration. Over 200 participants in the Ryndam’s $2 million On Deck for the Cure walked for hope, remembrance, support and in celebration of Holland America Line’s milestone in raising money for the Susan G…. read more of “On Deck for the…”
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Last Sunday we participated in the On Deck for the Cure walk while on Westerdam. Nicoline had breast cancer herself last year and Stein Kruse and his team walked for her in October during breast cancer month. So we wanted to give something back.
Lizabeth Knight, Zaandam’s cruise director, shared with us this note and fabulous photos from the ship’s recent On Deck for the Cure Walk. Thanks, Lizabeth! After a week of what seemed like endless rain during our Alaskan Explorer voyage, the clouds lifted and we were greeted with a beautiful sunny afternoon for our On Deck… read more of “Zaandam’s On…”
“Hopeful” — that was the word that Nancy Brinker, founder and CEO of Komen for the Cure, used to describe Tuesday morning on board the ms Nieuw Amsterdam after walking On Deck for the Cure along with 506 of her fellow cruise passengers. The walkers were, as Stein Kruse said, “pretty in pink,” with a… read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”
At sea This is the last part of the Zaandam blogs from Cees and Yvon Kloppenburg. We are bound for San Diego with two sea days left on board. It’s time enough to say goodbye to the magnificent crew members of Zaandam. Of course it’s not possible to shake hands with them all, but from… read more of “Cruise Diary: All…”
We received the following note from Aad Hoogesteger, a regular contributor to the blog: Hi Roland, A few months ago my partner Nicoline was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had a breast amputation and now she is going through chemo. Fortunately the doctor told us there is no major spread out so she will recover…. read more of “Walking for On Deck…”