Breast Cancer Survivors Celebration

Breast Cancer Survivors Celebration

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -  The following is a news release from the Theta Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Waiting for a Cure Foundation (W4C):


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated,

The Theta Sigma Omega Chapter and The Waiting for a Cure Foundation (W4C)


Breast Cancer Survivors Celebration

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014


Forrest General Cancer Center

301 South 28th Avenue, Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Time: 7:00p.m.


As one of the sorority's national initiatives on Health Promotion, the Breast Cancer Survivors' Celebration is in partnership with the area's leading breast cancer assistance and awareness foundation, Waiting for a Cure.  The goal is to celebrate survivors and their families. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend, especially breast cancer survivors and their families. Everyone is encouraged to wear some shade of pink.


Sonya Varnell, TSO President, 601.296.0027

Dawn Gillis, W4C President, 601.620.6421


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is America's first Greek-letter organization founded on January 15, 1908 by, African-American college-educated women. AKA is one of the world's leading service organizations. The sorority serves all mankind through a nucleus of more than 225,000 women in over 975 chapters in the United States, the Caribbean, Canada, Germany, Korea, Japan, and in the continent of Africa. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson is the 29th International President. Wilson's administration is marked by the theme: Launching New Dimensions of Service. For more information, log on to

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