A Special Thank You! | Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

A Special Thank You!

On behalf of everyone in the GABCC family, we would like to send our deepest condolences to Mr. Ron Johnson on the passing of his dear wife Mrs. Judith Whipple Johnson.

In her honor, we have received so many generous donations. We are so thankful and will work tirelessly to help, assist, and advocate for Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors in Georgia.

A special thanks to:

Betty Hurst
Sally Forest
Senator and Mrs. Bonnie Perdue
Madison County Republican Party
Rabun County Republican Party
Glasstech Services Inc.
Lynn Almand
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Atlanta Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate Cancer Screenings Program of Northside Hospital Cancer Institute 2018

The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is holding Prostate Cancer Screenings on February 22, May 17, August 23, and October 11. These exams are for men ages 45-75 who have never been diagnosed with prostate cancer and who have not had a prostate exam in the last year. For questions and detailed information about screening visit www.northside.com.


Prostate Cancer Screening Flyer 2018


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Georgia Breast Cancer Retreat Scheduled

The Georgia Breast Cancer annual retreat is scheduled for January 20, 2018.  We are always excited about this Board requirement so we can plan out all the exciting things Georgia Breast Cancer will be doing for 2018.

This Year

This year, the Georgia Breast Cancer plans on working more with patients, and funding medical and diagnostic testing for women and men who have had abnormal mammograms and need additional testing.  We will also be working with lymphadema patients, and working towards providing them with the sleeves they so badly need.

In addition to the good work we have planned, we are going to increase our Board presence by adding new Board members, and have our Board visit the community more often.  We will also be building new partnerships so we can spread awareness, and help raise funds to assist more patients with transportation, tests, groceries, and whatever else they need to relieve some of the stress they have.

Georgia Breast Cancer will also continue its advocacy this year with a visit to the State Capital.  We are working with Pfizer to help facilitate a luncheon, and support various bills that can help breast cancer patients.

Lastly, we will be scheduling more fundraisers this year and are always looking for donations of gift cards, cash and silent auction items.  Feel free to contact Jennie Palmer, our Executive Director if you can help.

2018 is going to be GREAT!

Sheryl Cherico, President

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Healthy Selfie




Share your #HealthySelfie. Follow three simple steps for a chance to win $500 for GABCC!

As the holiday season approaches and it’s time to consider what we have been grateful for in 2017, #GivingTuesday is a great time to start thinking of ways to give back our communities and the causes we care about.


This November 28, join us for #GivingTuesday and help GABCC  win $500 for getting supporters to post their #healthyselfie and selecting GABCC charity, should when you win.


You can also learn about six ways to give in addition to the contest.

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Cabs and Carbs a Success!

On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 Carrabba’s on Ashford Dunwoody sponsored a Cabs and Carbs night to benefit Georgia Breast Cancer.  Over 50 people were in attendance, and enjoyed a delicious buffet style dinner including chicken, salmon, fried ravioli, seafood pasta and more.  The wine was plentiful with a delicious Cabernet and Sauvignon Blanc.

The evening also featured a silent auction that consisted of jewelry, fresh caught wild salmon, Amazon Alexa, Amazon Dot, special wines, and much more.

100% of the proceeds of the silent auction went directly to Georgia Breast Cancer!

Our next event is the Pink Cork on October 14, 2017.  Tickets are on sale now!

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The Wedding Dress Experience

The Wedding Dress Experience Trunk Show November 12th Atlanta

Buy a Wedding Dress & Support a Great Cause

We invite you to join us for

The Wedding Dress Experience
A Trunk Show For A Cause
Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at the Marriott Century Center


Why Attend The Wedding Dress Experience & Bridal Show?

Event Sponsors

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GBCC Attends High Fashion Bridal Show

The Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition in partnership with Brides Against Breast Cancer attended the Atlanta High Fashion Show at the Buckhead City Club on August 17th.  The night was filled with beautiful models streaming down the runway, and live entertainment by singer/songwriter Nikki Loraine.  A portion of the proceeds from the silent auction will benefit Georgia Breast Cancer.

“We are so proud to be a part of this event” says Jennie Palmer, Executive Director.  “This is an outstanding event!”

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