Tara Ernske |Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Race Chair

Tara Ernske is an avid proponent of keeping up with routine breast exams. “I want all women, especially younger women, to do their monthly breast self-exams and to be sure to see a physician once a year for a breast exam.” Tara knows first-hand the importance of these exams. During her own annual checkup at … More Tara Ernske |Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Race Chair

Clorissa Ashley | Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Chair

Clorissa Ashley knows first-hand the importance of conducting breast self-exams and knowing your normal. Like many adolescent girls, she was inundated with charts and diagrams and instructed to do self-exams regularly, and today she is grateful that she made following those charts a routine. At 25 years old, Clorissa left a marketing position in Kentucky to … More Clorissa Ashley | Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Chair

Amber Preston | Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Chair

If there is one thing that Amber Preston wants to impress on people, it’s that cancer does not discriminate. “The message that is broadcasted all over is about breast cancer in women 40 and over. I had no family history. Cancer does not discriminate. Our country has a skewed perception of breast cancer and who … More Amber Preston | Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Chair

January Volunteer of the Month: Angela Schuster

It’s truly a delight to name Angela Schuster as our January Volunteer of the Month!  Angela started volunteering with Komen Columbus by lending her creative writing talents. She helped with the Dear Cancer campaign and interviewed and wrote the individual stories for all five of our 2016 Honorary Race Chairs. “Angela is the most kindest … More January Volunteer of the Month: Angela Schuster