8th Annual Unmasking Colon Cancer Gala

 

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Healing IconsCoping with a life threatening disease is extremely stressful, producing a range of intense feelings that are often difficult to express. Many times these bottled up emotions — suppressed anger, fear, loss of control and even betrayal— can often overwhelm cancer patients and their families, resulting in a toxic environment of stress. Most times words are not enough to communicate what is inside.

East Coast Visual Artist Heidi Darr-Hope of Healing Icons and West Coast Writer Dr. Sharon Bray of Writing through Cancer collaborate to hold Living Legacies, a class that brings healing and expression through art and the written word.  Living Legacies is based on the old fashioned concept of Pen Pals. This exchange links cancer survivors from different cities, states and perhaps even countries using the visual arts and creative writing to begin an extraordinary conversation about what it is like to live with cancer.

To download the brochure and register for this program, click here.

Just a year and a half after arriving at Carolina, Jan Eberth has already found success in bringing attention to places where health care disparities are the greatest. (via @UofSC Today)

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LoriAnnNorthLove golf and supporting a great cause?  Now you can do both!  Come out and join the Lori North Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 9th at the Hidden Valley Golf Club in Gaston, South Carolina.  Proceeds from the tournament will go toward the Center for Colon Cancer Research and PAALS.

The Lori North Memorial Golf Tournament is being held in honor of the Late Lori North, who passed away last summer from colon cancer.

Download the application here.  For more information on the tournament, please contact Joe North at 803-206-9330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Hope Gold at 803-206-6226.