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Meet Us "Under the Clock" for the 7th Annual Komen Survivor Celebration on Friday, September 28

2012 Survivor CelbrationOur annual Survivor Celebration is truly one of the highlights of the year! Imagine 400 breast cancer survivors, friends, and family enjoying a pampered luncheon at The Jefferson Hotel. Add in an opportunity to celebrate the strength and courage they show us every day and top it off with an exceptionally entertaining speaker.

Do you remember department store tea rooms and fashion shows? Thalhimers, Miller & Rhoads, white gloves, and pearls? Join us on Friday, September 28 at The Jefferson Hotel as Bill Martin, Director of The Valentine Richmond History Center, shares stories of fashion and shopping from days gone by.  Learn more »

Is it hot in here, or is it just me?

hot flashHot flashes and night sweats can be annoying symptoms related to the hormonal changes associated with menopause. Menopause begins for women most often in the late forties or early fifties. Medically, a woman is considered in menopause 12 months after her menstrual periods have stopped. However, hot flashes and other symptoms may occur a few years before menopause begins and may continue for five or more years. The severity and duration of symptoms vary from woman to woman.  Learn more »

Grantee Spotlight:  Central Virginia Health Services, Inc.

2012 July - Grantee Spotlight - Central VA Health Services IWith the support of Komen funding, Central Virginia Health Services is providing critical breast health screenings and education to 315 uninsured, low income women at 14 clinics across Central Virginia. This grant award gives uninsured women the opportunity to access mammography services that are otherwise not available to them.   Learn more »

Volunteer Spotlight:  Jen Miller

2012 July - Volunteer Spotlight - Jen Miller

Jen Miller’s first volunteer stint with Komen Central Virginia was in 2006 as a Race for the Cure Team Captain. Two years later, she was tapped to serve on the Race Planning Committee. As an energetic, dedicated member of the Committee that organizes the Race for the Cure every year, Jen has served as the Volunteer Co-Chair, the Team Relations Co-Chair, and most recently as the overall Race Chair for 2012. Jen’s enthusiastic and supportive leadership of the Race yielded 340 active volunteers, over 6,000 participants, more than $500,000 in revenue, and a day filled with immeasurable joy.  Learn more »


Upcoming Events

Calling All Komen Educators

Are you a trained Komen Educator? We need your help to staff several events. Click here to view our current needs.

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Kick for the Cure - Richmond Kickers vs. Charlotte Eagles

City Stadium
Saturday, July 28 at 7:00 p.m.

We hope you'll join us for a special Richmond Kickers' game to benefit Komen Central Virginia. Click here to purchase discounted tickets.

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Kings Dominion for the Cure
August 1 - September 3

Mark your calendars for Pink Days at Kings Dominion.  More information available soon.

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Komen Educator Training
Tuckahoe Library
Saturday, August 18 at 10:00 a.m.

Please join us to learn more about becoming a volunteer breast health advocate. Click
here to register.

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Central VA Ride for the Cure®
Locust Hill Preserve
Saturday, September 15

The 4th Annual Central Virginia Ride for the Cure® will be held on Saturday, September 15 at the Locust Hill Preserve in Culpeper, VA.  Click here for more information or to register.

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Survivor Celebration & Luncheon
The Jefferson Hotel
Friday, September 28

The 7th Annual Survivor Celebration & Luncheon will be held at The Jefferson Hotel on Friday, September 28. Click here to register.

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Central Virginia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
1433 Johnston Willis Drive, Richmond, VA 23235

Phone: 804-320-1772 · Fax: 804-320-1774 · Email: info@komencentralva.org
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