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A DBCC Nurture with Nature program
Welcome to the Spring edition of the DBCC newsletter! Below are some great stories about our programs, staff and volunteers. We have lots of great events coming up like our Annual Breast Cancer Update, our VIDA Latina Health Forum and Planting the S.E.E.D. African American Health Forum, and our DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K. We hope to see you at an event soon!

Thanks for reading!
Caitlin Dalik, Public Affairs Coordinator
Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition

P.S. Keep your eyes peeled for our special "May is Mammogaphy Month" newsletter coming soon!
Below is a list of upcoming fundraising events that benefit DBCC. For a full list of events, please click here. We greatly appreciate your support of our community events!
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April 6 - 12 pm
Bryan's Bowling Center Tournament for Breast Cancer
Bryan's Bowling Center
Laurel, DE

April 10 - 8 am to 2 pm

16th Annual Breast Cancer Update
Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center
Dover, DE

April 12 - 7 pm
Blue Hen Parrot Club Party with a Purpose
Aqua Sol Restaurant
Bear, DE

April 13
3rd Annual Vida! Health Forum
Grace United Methodist Church
Georgetown, DE

April 14 - 10 am
3rd Annual Broadwalk on the Boardwalk
CAMP Rehoboth
Rehoboth Beach, DE

April 25
Southern Delaware Rollergirls Wheels and Deals Fashion Show
Atlantic Sands Hotel
Rehoboth Beach, DE

May 3 - 7 to 10 pm
Girls Night Out: The Marvelous Men of Milford
The Rookery North
Milford, DE

May 9 - 7 to 11 pm
Dunes Pink Classic Resort Wear & Fashion Show at "The Girls Nite Out"
Galaxy 66 Bar & Grille
Ocean City, MD

May 11 - 11 am to 4 pm
Second Annual Planting the S.E.E.D. Health Forum
Rose Hill Community Center
New Castle, DE

May 12
Mother's Day at Woodside Farm Creamery
Hockessin, DE

May 14 - 7 pm
Dover High School Choral Concert
Dover, DE

May 19 - 8 am
4th Annual DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk
Tanger Outlets
Rehoboth Beach, DE

Interested in becoming a DBCC Volunteer or Peer Mentor? Click here for a list of upcoming volunteer and peer mentor trainings. Trainings are held 4 times a year in each county.

Upcoming Events for Survivors

April 4 - 4:30
DBCC Peer Mentor Training
Delaware Hospice Office
Millsboro, DE

April 17 - 5 to 9 pm
DBCC Peer Mentor Training
DBCC New Castle County Office
Wilmington, DE

April 17 - 6 to 7:30 pm

Survivor Social: Lymphatic Massage
CAMP Rehoboth Community Center
Rehoboth Beach, DE

May 15 - 6 to 7:30
Survivor Social: Jewelry Making
DBCC Sussex County Office
Lewes, DE

Program for Young Breast Cancer Survivors
DBCC formed the Young Survivors in Action program years ago to help meet the needs of women in their 20's, 30's and 40's who were diagnosed with breast cancer. Click here to read about how the program has evolved and why the needs of young breast cancer survivors are different from others.
Dynamic Volunteer Duo, Sue Ryan & Peggy Dever
These two best friends are DBCC's "go-to volunteers." You'll see them at outreach tables and fundraising events in Sussex County and much, much more. Click here to read about how Peggy and Sue got involved with DBCC and why they love volunteering.
Get to know the staff at DBCC!
DBCC is a state-wide, local nonprofit with offices in all three counties. We have 17 full- and part-time staff members who work together to provide programs and services in the community. We will begin to profile staff members individually to get to know more about what they do for DBCC and the community. First up are new staff members Patty Vivo-Aucoin and Carolina Vano Johnson who both work with our Spanish speaking clients. Click their names above to read more about each of them.

Working toward Breast Cancer Deadline 2020
Imagine if there was a vaccine to prevent against breast cancer. Well, the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) is working on it! The Artemis Project® for a Preventive Breast Cancer Vaccine has two major focuses: primary prevention and prevention of metastasis. They have brought together patient advocates and researchers from diverse fields to develop strategies and research plans. Click here to read more about the Artemis Project®.
What are the Spring Fashion Trends for 2013?
Spring is here! Time to put away the sweaters and boots and bring some bright colors back into our wardrobes. Great Stuff is stocked with the latest fashion trends of Spring 2013. What's the color of the season? What types of jewelry are in style? Find out what's trending for Spring here.

Great Stuff is now accepting Spring donations!  Click here for how to donate.
Full-time position for a creative, goal-oriented manager with 5 years furniture retail experience to oversee the operations and staging of a new furniture resale shop.

Must have strong communication and computer skills, willingness to work with volunteers, and proven supervisory experience. Decorator and antique knowledge a plus.


Resumes can be faxed to 302-778-1104 or emailed to No phone calls.

New, exciting things for this year!
defeet walker We are very excited to announce that our 4th Annual DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, May 19 at the Tanger Outlets. This year we have some NEW exciting things like a Post Race Party with a food court, a new 5K course, chip timing, tech shirts, a Survivor Recognition, face painting, hotel specials and more. You don't want to miss this event! You can register today for this great event. Get your family and friends together and form a team and join the fight against breast cancer. Click here to learn more. Photos by Bev Michel Photography.

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Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
1-866-312-DBCC (3222)

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