Advocacy

BEYOND PINK TEAM OFFERS BREAST CANCER ADVOCACY SCHOLARSHIP

Breast Cancer survivors and advocates are reminded the deadline for submitting an application for the SUE WITWER SCHOLARSHIP  to attend the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) Advocate Leadership Summit in Washington, DC is February 12, 2014.  To honor Susan Witwer, an articulate and effective advocate, Beyond Pink TEAM and the family of Susan Witwer are offering a more »

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Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 Update

Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 Update Breast Cancer Awareness Month has come and gone, and with it came a change in the conversation. While the press coverage this year included articles about local runs and survivor stories and reminders to get mammograms, there was a noticeable focus on research to prevent breast cancer. The shift in more »

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3rd Annual Splash of Color 3K Walk

Splash of Color (SoC) will host their 3rd Annual 3K Walk. Please mark your calendars for 7:30 a.m., Saturday, October 12th at Sullivan Park in Waterloo. The cost of registration is $18 for Adults and $10 for Students. To pre-register contact Cathy Ketton at 319-493-8857, or Doris Saddler at 319-290-1294.  You can download a Registration Form more »

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Are You With Us?

For years the breast cancer battle has been about hope.  For decades, the lives of our daughters, mothers, and friends have been in the hands of hope. It isn’t working.  In 1991 the number of American women that died every day was 119. Today it’s about the same – 110 deaths. Every single day. Twenty more »

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My Experience with the NBCC conference and Lobby Day

The educational opportunities were amazing at the NBCC conference.  Not just from the medical side, but from the professional woman aspect.  The small group meetings with the speakers offered the opportunity to comfortably ask questions of the researchers and physicians.  Lobby Day was a new experience for me, becoming more comfortable as the day progressed.  more »

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New Advocate Travels to Washington DC

I recently returned from my first National Breast Cancer Coalition Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC. During the inspiring 4 day experience I learned from leading world scientists that we will find a cure for Breast Cancer using innovative, evidence based research. NBCC has established an umbrella organization called The Artemis Project where researchers and scientists more »

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Beyond Pink TEAM Members Attend Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 Inaugural Advocate Leadership Summit

Five members from the Cedar Valley’s Beyond Pink TEAM attended the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Deadline 2020 Inaugural Leadership Summit in early May. The summit provided an environment for advocates to listen, learn and transform ideas about how to end breast cancer into actions to spread throughout their local communities across the country and around more »

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University Book & Supply Shows Support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The University Book & Supply store, near the University of Northern Iowa campus in Cedar Falls, Iowa, is helping the Beyond Pink TEAM draw attention to the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 campaign; a campaign to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. Included, in more »

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New BPT Member Featured

Lori Seawel is a newer member to the Beyond Pink TEAM, but she is making a big impact. From designing our new Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 tshirts to organizing our first ever My Waterloo Days Dragon Boat team, Lori is making the most of her “survivor” status. Lori’s story was recently featured on the Dr. more »

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Beyond Pink TEAM Promotes Breast Cancer Deadline 2020
at My Waterloo Days Dragon Boat Races

  The Beyond Pink TEAM ventured into new waters in early June after being approached by My Waterloo Days Dragon Boat Race organizers and was asked to participate. Captain Lori Seawel recruited other Beyond Pink TEAM members, family members, friends and even strangers to fill the boat with a team of eighteen paddlers, one drummer more »

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