A Collaboration Between the TDJBCF and Brem Foundation.

14th Anniversary of the Founding of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund 

TDJBCF Support Group Meeting

Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund celebrates 14th Anniversary of the Founding of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund

The Signature Program of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund

“A Panel Discussion with TDJBCF Distinguished Ambassadors and Support Group Members”

Wednesday, Aril 17, 2024

Reception starts at 6:00 pm;
meeting starts at 6:30 pm.

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church

555 Water Street, SW

Washington, DC 20024

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Meeting ID: 894 4002 2022

Passcode: 759416

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Moderator and Facilitator

Carla D. Williams, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine & Public Health

Interim Director

Howard University Cancer Center


Welcome Ms. Thelma D. Jones, AAS, CHW

Founder & Breast Cancer Champion

Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund

2023 President Joseph R. Biden Presidential Lifetime

Achievement AwardOpening Prayer Mark Colbert, M. Div.’25

(2 minutes) Seminarian

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church

Virginia Theological Seminary

Opening Remarks Lorraine Lynch Nagy, RN, MPH

(4 minutes) Staff Association Health Advocate &


World Bank Group-IMF Breast Cancer

Support Group

Greetings Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza, PhD

(3 minutes) Assistant Professor

Georgetown University

Musical Rendition Cecily

Vocalist, Songwriter & Voice Instructor

Introduction of Distinguished Panelists Carla D. Williams, PhD

Distinguished Panelists and Members Sheri Denkensohn-Trott, JD

of the TDJBCF Support Group Ambassador & Breast Cancer Survivor &

Co-Founder, Happy on Wheels, LLC

Ms. Sylvia Jackson

Ambassador & Breast Cancer Survivor

Ms. Anthia Peters

Ambassador & Breast Cancer Survivor

Ms. Scarlett S. Small, MPA, Ambassador

Former Caregiver & Board of Directors

Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund

Ms. Angela “Angie” Walker

Ambassador & Breast Cancer Survivor

Q&A Carla D. Williams, PhD

(10 minutes)Musical Rendition Cecily

Acknowledgements Thelma D. Jones, AAS, CHW

(5 minutes)

Closing Remarks Carla D. Williams, PhD

Special Thanks: St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Howard University Cathy Hughes School of

Communications, Isaac J. Welch,’21, Howard University, Nana Afram, Mary Kay Sales Director,

Mary Kay Cosmetics, TDJBCF Newsletter Editor Lashanah Thomas-Walker, MA, TDJBCF

Ambassadors – Iva Ambush, Sheri Denkensohn-Trott, Brea Hickson, Sylvia Jackson, Rodney

Minor, Anthia Peters, Scarlett Small, Denise Triplett, and Angela “Angie” Walker, Pamela J.

Bradley, Former World Bank Manager, The Southwester, and the A-Team — Pentandra Digital

Marketing, LLC.

TDJBCF May Support Group Meeting: Wednesday, May 17, 20024 6 pm, TDJBCF

welcomes back Jennifer Bires, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, Executive Director, Life with Cancer and

Patient Experience, Inova Schar Cancer Institute at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 555 Water

Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024 (venue tbc). Details to follow. For information, email

[email protected].

Book Release: “Caring for the Spirit of the Family Caregiver: Forty Days of Reflections to

Strengthen and Encourage” by Rev. Dr. Beryl Dennis is an uplifting compilation of devotional

reflections based on experiences shared by family caregivers who know the privilege and

struggle involved in caring for a loved one. The book encourages caregivers to seek spiritual

strength and wisdom from God and to replenish their spirit of compassion and love; it is a

resource for anyone involved with caring for others. For more details visit

www.beryldennisministries.com. To purchase a copy visit Amazon.

Newly-Released: I am With You – Love Letters to Cancer Patients – Edited by Nancy

Novack, Ph.D. and Barbara K. Richardson. Written by and for amazing cancer patients

everywhere. The book costs $20. To purchase, please send a check payable to Nancy’s List with

your shipping address to Nancy Novack, Ph.D., 6701 Rialto Boulevard, #6102, Austin, TX

78735. For information on discounted price quotes or to review the book before placing your

order, email [email protected]. Discount offered on orders of 20 books or more.

Newly-Released: Within the Fire, I Found My Voice – A Memoir by Ruth Redmond. Ruth shares her compelling and inspirational memoir of health and challenges faced with leading up to her breast cancer diagnosis. A twenty-seven-year career from the DC Fire & EMS Department,starting out as a career female firefighter and escalated her career throughout her tenure. Her focus and goal are to inspire others to believe in themselves going through life challenges and to utilize your personal mantra in the promotion of your health, wealth, faith, and physical and mental wellbeing. Become your own advocate of your path– live through your journey to fine your voice.

To order the book, click here: https://www.amazon.com/Within-Fire-Found-My-Voice/dp/B0CJXKF26D.

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