CAMBRIDGE, Ohio, Oct. 13, 2010 – The bright lights outside the Cambridge Court House will glow pink for a very special Breast Cancer Awareness Month ceremony from Southeastern Med on Monday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. with the lighting ceremony beginning at 6:30. The pink lights will remain lit for the remainder of October.
Along with the pink lights, the ceremony will feature Michael Sarap, M.D., surgeon with Southeastern Ohio Physicians, Inc., and a speech from breast cancersurvivor, Tina Strauff. Information about breast cancer and Southeastern Med’s Power Me Pink program will also be available. The community is asked to participate in the event by wearing pink.
Southeastern Med’s Power Me Pink program provides women who are uninsured and underinsured with breast health education, clinical breast exams, mammograms and additional testing if necessary. The program reaches women 35 years and older who earn between 250-300 percent of the poverty level. The program also reaches women younger than 35 years of age with a family history of breast cancer.
For more information about the ceremony, please call Becky Wheeler, Cancer Registrar at Southeastern Med, at 740-439-8156. To learn more about Southeastern Med’s Screening Mammogram Program or to learn if you qualify for a screening mammogram, call 740-435-2500.
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2010 – The Buckeye Trail 2009-2010 Fast Pitch Softball Team recently donated nearly $834 to Southeastern Med for its continued efforts in the fight against breast cancer. The donation will be used toward Southeastern Med’s 4th Annual Breast Cancer Tea and Style Show on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 1:45-5 p.m. at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center, 7033 Glenn Highway, in Cambridge.
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2010 – In honor of area breast cancer survivors, Southeastern Med and the American Cancer Society are sponsoring “It’s all about you!” – the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Tea and Style Show on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 1:45-5 p.m. at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center, 7033 Glenn Highway, in Cambridge.
Registered breast cancer survivors received personal invitations in the mail to enjoy a fun, free luncheon and sociable tea party. The atmosphere will be eloquently enhanced as real teapots and individual teacups with saucers adorn linen-covered tables.
Guest speaker at the tea will be Christine Clifford, CSP, President and CEO of The Cancer Club©
Before Christina’s battle with breast cancer, she was the Senior Executive Vice President for The SPAR Group, an international marketing firm in New York. She also was the top salesperson in the multi-billion dollar retail services industry with accounts that included Kmart, Toys ‘R’ Us, Procter & Gamble, AT&T, Mattel Toys and Revlon.
Since being diagnosed with breast cancer in December of 1994, Christine has written five award-winning books about her battle with cancer. Christine is now the President and CEO of The Cancer Club, the world’s largest producer of humorous and helpful products for people with cancer. She owns an anti-aging distributorship, and is CEO of Divorcing Divas, and Christine Clifford Enterprises.
The highlight of the event will be the style show featuring local breast cancer survivors of all ages modeling the latest fashions from area merchants.
In addition to the clothing merchants, other local vendors will be present to display what products they have to help cancer survivors maintain physical and emotional health. Vendors and merchants who will be present at the tea and style show include Braden Medical, Jane Dawson – Braden Medical, Jane Dawson, Aromatherapist, Maurices, Cato, Fashion Bug, N Style, Modern Movements, Shear Dimensions, Jacquelin’s Day Spa, Medi-Wise Pharmacy, American Cancer Society, Myriad Genetics, Southeastern Med’s Lymphedema Program and PNC Bank.
“This is a fun event for our breast cancer survivors,” said Becky Wheeler, Cancer Registrar at Southeastern Med. “We want them to know that support and resources are available, and that their strongest allies are other women who have faced this illness. This will be an afternoon of fun, friendship and fancy food designed especially for breast cancer survivors, their families and their friends.”
Each survivor may bring one guest free of charge and up to two additional guests at the cost of $5.00 each. If you did not receive an invitation and are a breast cancer survivor, you also are invited to attend. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register, call Becky Wheeler at 740-439-8156 no later than October 13.