Monday, June 7, 2010

Congratulations Dr. Sandy Goldberg of A Silver Lining Foundation for being honored at the 6th Annual Celebration of Survivorship

Hard work and commitment to a non-profit organization does pay off! Dr. Sandy Goldberg is receiving an honorary plaque as runner-up for the 2010 Patricia Milner-Sachs Heart of a Survivor Award at the 6th Annual Celebration of Survivorship presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center. The event is from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 17 at the Shriner’s Silver Garden Events Center (24350 Southfield Rd., Southfield, Mich.).

Dr. Sandy Goldberg will be honored as a runner-up for the Patricia Milner-Sachs Heart of a Survivor Award because of her hard work and commitment to other cancer survivors in the community through A Silver Lining Foundation. This award is given to an outstanding cancer survivor who exemplifies caring compassion and devotion and goes above and beyond to help other cancer, survivors on their journey. A nomination for this award is an enormous honor.

The Celebration of Survivorship, presented by Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center, recognizes cancer survivors who raise awareness of cancer prevention and help empower lives. The event will be an evening of hope, humor, harmony and honor with special guest speaker Scott Burton who is a cancer survivor, author, comedian and world class juggler and Paul Gross, a local meteorologist and cancer survivor.

About A Silver Lining Foundation
A Silver Lining Foundation (ASLF) has provided more than 2,500 women with information about and access to no cost screening mammograms. The foundation strives to provide opportunities for medically underserved people affected by cancer. ASLF’s administrative offices are located at 134 N. LaSalle, Ste.1218, Chicago, 60602. The organization runs three cancer related programs: Buy A Mom A Mammogram, the Chicagoland Cancer Information Coalition (CCIC) and The Evelyn Goldberg Center at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago. For more information on A Silver Lining Foundation, please call (312) 345-1322 or visit www.asilverliningfoundation.org.

About Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center
Based in midtown Detroit, Karmanos is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Caring for more than 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the Karmanos Cancer Center is among the nation’s best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 faculty members, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate cancer. For more information on Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center please call 1-(800)-527-6266 or visit www.karmanos.org/index.asp.
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