Splash of Color

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 ATTENTION:  News Director 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

ShanQuiesha Robinson

319-493-8980

Dee Hughes, Beyond Pink TEAM Chair

319-235-3179

 

 

 

Breast Cancer Support- Growing Goodness

 

As you move forward from cancer treatment, one of the many pieces of advice a survivor hears is to “eat healthy.” One way to eat healthy is to grow your own vegetables in a garden.

 

The “Splash of Color” meeting is Thursday, May 9 from 5-7 pm. It will be held at Waterloo Public Library, 415 Commercial Street in Waterloo.  Sally Browne, Master Gardner Intern will present on the topic “Small Space Vegetable Gardening.”

 

This FREE event is open to all women of color living with breast cancer.  Refreshments are provided by Panera Bakery-Café. Activities are planned from 5 to 7 p.m., but participants can come and go as their schedules allows. Child care is available, but must be pre-arranged.

 

The schedule of evening events:

5:00-5:30 pm Light Dinner & Fellowship

5:30-5:45 pm   Conversation/Support

5:45-6:45 pm   Sally Browne – “Small Space Vegetable Gardening”

6:50-7:00 pm     Wrap Up/Closing

For more information about the “Splash of Color” Breast Cancer Survivor Support Group call ShanQuiesha Robinson at 319-493-8980; or go to the Beyond Pink TEAM website at www.cedarvalleybreastcancer.org.

 

The “Splash of Color” Support Group is sponsored by the Beyond Pink TEAM. The Beyond Pink TEAM is part of the Cedar Valley Cancer Committee, and is a non-profit organization made possible by the collaborative efforts of many health organizations, businesses and dedicated individuals’ throughout the Cedar Valley. The Beyond Pink TEAM’s mission is to provide breast cancer prevention, education, support and advocacy for comprehensive, quality care in the Cedar Valley and surrounding communities. Going beyond pink ribbons, beyond pink light bulbs, beyond pink trinkets; Beyond Pink, we accomplish our mission by Taking action, Educating, Advocating and Making a difference.

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