THIRTY-THREE MAMMOGRAPHY VANS SPONSORED:
On May 13 the annual JALBCA dinner was held at Cipriani Wall Street. Officers for the 2013-2014 year were installed and nine Commercial Division Judges of New York Count were honored, as was outgoing JALBCA Co-President Edward Kornreich. The second annual Maite Aquino Memorial Grant Award was presented, followed by a live auction to benefit JALBCA’s October Alert Project. In all, 20 sponsors stepped forward to fund 33 mammogram vans, and 23 pledged funding for individual mammograms.
Also inside this issue:
- Update on the National Breast Cancer Coalition, its “Breast Cancer Deadline 2020” project, and the group’s efforts to aid research, clinical trials, and the development of a preventive vaccine.
- JALBCA team leaders step up for the Komen Race for the Cure event on September 8
- NYU Cancer Institute educational series, June events
- Community resource list