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Champions for Survivorship Virtual Breakfast

Thursday, October 7, 2021
8 a.m.

Hosted by

KSHB-TV's Cynthia Newsome

RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY FOR THIS FREE EVENT!

Together we offer hope and help to thousands of people in our community facing the challenges that cancer brings to their lives!

 

Gather your friends, in-person or virtually to join us for a morning of sharing and caring!  You will be glad you did!

 

We are looking forward to sharing the same great morning of inspiration and celebration together.  

 

We hope to meet many new friends and have hundreds of our longtime friends and supporters join us as we raise awareness and much needed support for our vital programs and services.

Our Featured Guests


Cynthia Newsome is the Midday Anchor for 41 Action News and an award-winning journalist. In 2012, she was inducted into the Silver Circle of the Mid-America National Association of Television Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Broadcasting and Community Service. Cynthia was recently promoted to Senior Community Relationships Director at KSHB-TV 41.


In June 2011, Cynthia was diagnosed with breast cancer and was successfully treated and became a breast cancer survivor! In February 2019, Cynthia was diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer and is currently in treatment. She shares her story to help inspire others battling serious diseases to have faith and continue fighting. Hear her share about her personal cancer journey.

Eboni Fondren is one of the most highly sought after and premiere jazz vocalists in Kansas City and has become a bandleader in her own right. In addition to her own musical projects which include Eboni and the Ivories, and a member of the Lost Wax Band, Eboni collaborates with some of Kansas City's top musicians and can be heard swinging all over the local jazz scene.


As an actress and voice over artist, she has lit up the stage with feature roles at some of Kansas City's top Theatre Companies in productions. We are so thrilled to have her share her beautiful voice, passion and heart with us as she performs at our Champions for Survivorship Breakfast!

Join us to hear Cynthia and Eboni as well as many other Voices of Cancer that will surely inspire you. You will want to be a part of celebrating cancer survivorship and supporting those in our community who are facing the many challenges cancer brings to their lives.

 

Presenting Champion for Survivorship Sponsors

Richard and Annette Bloch Family Foundation 

Kevin and Erika Sweeney

Hope Beyond Cancer Partners

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Tom & Teresa Walsh

Empowerment Partners

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Shirley Gibson

Karla Nichols

Brian & Julie Levinson

Gary & Janet Hall

Elaine McIntosh

Gary & Mary Shafer

Phil and Judy Temaat

Joe and Carole Otey 
Doug & Melanie Simpson

University of Kansas Medical Center, Division of Medical Oncology 

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Caregiver Supporters

Eric Jacobson
Sam & Cait Burnett

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Social Media Partner

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Champions for Survivorship 2021
Virtual Breakfast Registration

A link to the breakfast will be e-mailed on October 6.

Another opportunity to support Cancer Action

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To learn more about Cancer Action’s impact in the community, click here to access the 2020 Annual Report.

Last Year's Presenting Champion for Survivorship Sponsors

Richard and Annette Bloch Family Foundation 

Kevin and Erika Sweeney

Hope Beyond Cancer Partners

Empowerment Partners

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Doug and Melanie Simpson

University of Kansas Medical Center, Division of Medical Oncology 

Caregiver Supporters

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Shirley Gibson
Eric Jacobson
Elaine McIntosh
Karla Nichols
Gary and Mary Shafer 
Mike and Susan Stiles

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