SW BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP DISCUSSES INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGY AND BREAST HEALTH EDUCATION

The Southwester.com The recent Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Support Group (TDJ BCSG) meeting was chock-full of ingredients for a successful meeting, including information sharing, resources, networking, healthy refreshments, and a lot of fun. Emcee Lorenita Lucas, MPA, RYT, who is also a survivor of advanced breast cancer, shared her journey and how teaching and […]

WESTMINSTER TO SCREEN THE GOOD BREAST IN HONOR OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

In observation of Breast Cancer Month, Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Faith & Film Ministries is partnering with the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund in presenting the documentary The Good Breast, an official selection of the 2016 Bentonville Film Festival. The documentary shares the diverse emotional journeys of four women and their surgeon as they face the challenges […]

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE THELMA D. JONES BREAST CANCER FUND

Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. will be the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), and Jones’s 65th birthday celebration. The venue will be at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. Highlights of the celebration include a reception, musical and vocal performances, and door prizes. DC City Councilmember Charles Allen, Bonita Pennino […]

THELMA D. JONES BREAST CANCER FUND SUPPORT GROUP HOLIDAY MEETING

Thelma D. Jones, founder of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), held her annual Support Group holiday meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church with 30 participants in attendance. TDJBCF is a grassroots organization with national and global recognition. Jones, herself a breast cancer survivor, established the monthly support group in […]

TEAMING UP FOR AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY WALK by Julia Cole

See Full Post Did you know that this year alone, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has more than $60 million invested in breast cancer research to find more cures and save more lives? Did you know that one out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and possibly need this […]

WESTMINSTER HOSTS BREAST CANCER BENEFIT CONCERT

The Southwester Link Although the weather may have been windy and freezing cold on Saturday, March 4, the inside of Westminster Presbyterian Church, host site for the 2017 Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Benefit Concert, permeated a sense of warmth, jubilation, and hope for a cure. The opening reception was decked out with an array […]

THELMA D. JONES RECEIVES TOP VOLUNTEER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CANCER ADVOCACY

See Full article at The Southwester.com Photo caption: Thelma D. Jones (center) is flanked by (left to right) Amber Stevens, state lead ambassador from Louisiana; Gary Reedy, CEO, American Cancer Society and ACS CAN; Chris Hansen, president of ACS CAN; and Jeff Martin, senior director, field advocacy training for ACS CAN. Thelma D. Jones was […]

THELMA D. JONES BREAST CANCER FUND BENEFIT CONCERT

The Southwester.com The inaugural benefit concert for the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJ BCF) held recently at Westminster Church achieved its goals and was a remarkable success. The benefit provided excellent entertainment, served delightful food, raised needed funds, and was lots of fun. Sponsored by Safeway, Blind Whino Southwest Arts Club, Black Benefactors, World […]

THELMA D. JONES BREAST CANCER FUND BENEFIT CONCERT

Link to The Southwester The inaugural benefit concert for the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJ BCF) held recently at Westminster Church achieved its goals and was a remarkable success. The benefit provided excellent entertainment, served delightful food, raised needed funds, and was lots of fun. Sponsored by Safeway, Blind Whino Southwest Arts Club, Black […]