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Welcome to the Spring 2014 edition of the Chapter Chatter.  We hope you will find this information useful to your chapter.  As always, we welcome your input!  Please let us know if there is a topic you would like covered in a future issue or if you have something you would like to share on behalf of your chapter.  
Chapter Members Encouraged to Apply for
Karin Decker Noss Scholarship


Are you passionate about ending breast cancer? Do you have a desire to learn about the science of breast cancer?  The Karin Decker Noss Scholarship funds training in medical research and legislative advocacy to carry on the work that Karin began. 

The $5,000 reimbursable award will be available to the recipient for a 24 month period. Funds may be used for expenses such as travel, lodging, meals, and registration fees for approved conferences and educational courses.

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2014.


Learn More & Apply


The Prince William Chapter hit the ground running in 2014!

On January 20 the Prince William Chapter hosted a literature table at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest at the Hylton Memorial Chapel in Woodbridge. Senator Mark Warner and Congressman Gerry Connolly were also in attendance.

The Prince William Chapter participated in the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Project at Ebenezer Baptist Church on January 25 in Woodbridge. The event, hosted by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., brought together area churches and local health organizations to provide screening and education to African-American women.

On February 22 the chapter represented VBCF at the 2014 Flip for the Fight hosted by GMS Gymnastics. In addition to the gymnastics tournament there was a silent auction, raffle and baked goods sale to benefit VBCF.
It's a Fashion Fiesta!

The Peninsula Chapter is hosting its 21st Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina Hotel in Hampton, VA .  Fashions will be provided by Dress Barn - Kiln Creek.  


Participants will also enjoy a silent auction and quilt raffle. Tickets are just $30 and can be purchased by e-mailing Eunice Fewick at


Join us for National Lobby Day!
National Lobby Day will take place on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Join us to talk with your legislators about public policy regarding breast cancer.

In This Issue
Nancy G. Dopp Volunteer of the Year Award
VBCF is now accepting nominations for the Nancy G. Dopp Volunteer of the Year Award.  Now is your chance to nominate a deserving member of your chapter for this award.  The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, March 31, 2014.  Learn More.
Happy Anniversary!
The Blue Ridge Chapter reached its 10th Anniversary on January 11th! Let's give a big Thank You to these wonderful ladies for 
all the work they've 
done over the years!

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