Community Health Grantee Program and KYP Members Meet

Members of the Komen Young Professionals committee work hard every month to organize a variety of activities to engage a new generation of breast cancer advocates and volunteers. The events range from educational to social to activism, and this month’s quarterly meeting featured a combination of those themes. New and existing members mingled with one… More Community Health Grantee Program and KYP Members Meet

Race for the Cure Recap

We’ve been busy processing all Race for the Cure donations and 2011 was another record-breaking year for Komen Columbus. Here’s a look at this year’s Race “By the Numbers:” 50,264 participants $859,672 raised in individual pledges 100 local companies stepped up as corporate sponsors $519,00 raised by corporate sponsors $430,000 donated in the form of… More Race for the Cure Recap

Breast Cancer Survivor Training for Second Half-Marathon

Regardless how busy the summer gets, one thing Janice Joos is sure to make time for is her running. She currently runs several times a week and is planning on starting an official training program in July in order to run the half-marathon with the Komen Columbus Marathon for the Cure team during the Columbus… More Breast Cancer Survivor Training for Second Half-Marathon

Columbus Rocks the Cure

Looking for a new way to help raise money in the fight against breast cancer? Save the date for Saturday, July 23 for the Fourth Annual Columbus Rocks the Cure event at Skully’s Music Diner. This event, organized by Amee BellWanzo, front-woman of Black Eyed Betty, one of the local bands performing, began the event… More Columbus Rocks the Cure