By: Lindsey Jones We are excited to introduce Nicole Phillips, from Athens, Ohio, as this week’s Feature Friday. Among doing random acts of kindness, she loves to hang out with her three kids and cheer on her husband as he coaches the Ohio University Men’s Basketball Team. Professionally, she is a speaker, weekly newspaper columnist … More Feature Friday: Nicole Phillips
By: Lindsey Jones Introducing Jen Tassi who is 37 years old and lives in Lewis Center, OH. She loves to spend time with her husband Pete and 15 month old daughter Briana. She also loves to hang out with friends, being outdoors, playing recreational volleyball and group fitness. When did you get diagnosed with breast … More Feature Friday: Jen Tassi
By: Lindsey Jones At Komen Columbus, we’ve had the honor of getting to know hundreds of strong, inspiring breast cancer survivors, and each survivor has their own story to tell. We admire the strength and courage it takes to overcome cancer and we want to hear about your specific journey. We want to put a … More Calling all survivors: We want to feature you!
By: Heidi Schubargo, Komen Columbus Intern The Komen Columbus Race for the Cure® had more than 25,000 participants this year and of that, around 2,000 that were officially timed. The overall top finisher this year, Jack Schlabig, ran the race in 15 minutes and 43 seconds. The top female race finisher, Laura Kaulen, completed the … More Running for a Sole Purpose: Top Race Finishers
When Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the state budget into law last week, with it came a greater reassurance that gaps will be bridged for greater healthcare access across Ohio, also making positive progress in Ohio’s breast cancer mortality rate. It’s estimated that 1,690 Ohioans will die in 2017 because of breast cancer, making this … More BCCP Funding Continues to Save Lives in Ohio
What’s your super power? For our top 100 fundraisers, it’s fighting breast cancer! These Race participants went above and beyond and collectively raised $192,800, nearly $30,000 more than our 2016 Honor Roll! These super heroes are saving women’s lives in Central and Southeastern Ohio and we couldn’t be prouder to have them as partners in … More Komen Columbus Super Heroes: Top 100 Fundraisers Named
i1.) What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? My mom has worked at Komen Northwest Ohio for about three years now and I have been involved in the Komen Toledo Race for the Cure since high school. I think seeing how Komen brings the community together is such an awesome thing. I love … More Meet the Staff: Intern Heidi Schubargo