Mount Vernon News
Highlighting the importance of breast health
Date: 10/7/2011 Album ID: 1337427
Photos by Pam Schehl
On Thursday, dozens of women and a handful of men gathered together in the Glenn Gallagher Centre on the Ohio Eastern Star campus for a special breast health event sponsored by the Center for Cancer Care at Knox Community Hospital.
Guest speakers at Thursday’s breast health event were Lisa Montgomery, left, and Lillie Shockney.
Keynote speaker Lillie Shockney used humor to tell how she coped with breast cancer.
Lois Montgomery, a breast cancer survivor, addresses the crowd.
Nikki Giffin handed out pink boas to people who attended Thursday’s breast health event.
This gift basket was one of many door prizes.
Among the audience at Thursday’s breast health event are, from left, Amber Sturgeon, Danville; Tara Rice, Lancaster; and Marcia Rice, Mount Vernon.