Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Annual Thanksgiving Celebration – November 2019
  • Event ScheduleNov 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM to Nov 20, 2019 at 9:00 PM
  • LocationSt. Augustine's Episcopal Church, 555 Water Street, SW, Washington DC 20024
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Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund’s (TDJBCF) Annual Thanksgiving Celebration will be held on Wednesday, November 20, at 6 pm, St. Augustine‚Äôs Episcopal Church, 555 Water Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024. The topic of discussion is breast cancer survivors with disabilities.

Opening and closing remarks will be made by Mamie W. Mallory, MS, Board Chair, Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund. Greetings will be provided by Kimberly Beer, MA, Director, Public Policy, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation (invited back by popular demand). The support group meeting will feature a panel discussion on breast cancer survivors with disabilities. Regina Blye, MPAff, Advocrat, will serve as the moderator. Confirmed panelists include Breast Cancer Survivors Linda C. Brown, Nicole Rogers and Jourgette Reid-Sillah.

Also, Corinne Bombowsky, Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society, Inc. Northeast Region, and 2019 TDJBCF Inaugural Community Spirit Award Recipient will provide an update on the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Campaign.

A light Thanksgiving meal will be provided. RSVP is required by noon on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. To RSVP, email thelma@tdjbreastcancerfund.org. Door prizes will be awarded. Public transportation is recommended. Limited parking is available at Westminster Presbyterian Church (home of Jazz Night in DC on Fridays and Blue Monday Blues on Mondays), 400 I Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024. The parking lot is located in the rear of the church (entrance off McKemie Place, SW). Please remember to place a sign on your car dashboard indicating that you are attending the TDJBCF Support Group Meeting.