The GCCCF would like to thank Jewell Goodloe Brien, Helen Pinkerton, Kermit Hester, Shandry Bullock, Heather Brien and Marshall Horton, for coming out to spread the message that #ColonoscopiesSaveLives at the Erlanger Health Fair events last week!
Thank you to Jennifer Thompson-Malone, RN and Calvin Bowman, GI Tech, who provided colon health information at the 100 Black Men of Bradley County Health Fair at the Bradley Square Mall on Saturday, October 5th. The GCCCF also attended the Cempa Health Fair at Howard High School on Saturday, October 12th. Captain Colon, Jennifer Thompson-Malone, RN, and Dank Hawkins (pictured) along with GCCCF VP, Dr. Marshall Horton were on hand to spread colon cancer awareness. Thank you
The Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation has been busy this week with first attending the YMCA North Health Fair on the morning of Tuesday, October 1st. GCCCF VP Marshall Horton, MD, and volunteer Kermit Hester were there to greet attendees as they entered through the giant colon. Later that afternoon the GCCCF attended the National Night Out Health Fair at the Brainerd Community Recreational Center, and Marshall Horton, MD, and GCCCF Board Member Helen Pinkerton were
The Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer foundation took part in a health fair hosted by Thankful Baptist on Saturday, September 28th. GCCCF Vice President Dr. Marshall Horton, and Board Member Helen Pinkerton both spoke with attendees regarding the importance of colon cancer screenings. The giant colon was also on hand to raise awareness and educate the community.
The Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation participated in the Tranco Logistics Employee Health Fair on September 17th and 18th. GCCCF's Vice President, Marshall Horton, MD, and volunteers, Jewel Brien and Shandry Bullock, were on hand to raise colon cancer awareness and educate attendees on the importance of colon cancer screening.
The Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation took part in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Employee Health Fair on Thursday, May 16th. Jewell Brien and Laura Grody volunteered their time to share with the attendees the importance of colon cancer screening, and help our foundation continue to educate our community that "Colonoscopies Save Lives!"
The Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation participated in the US Xpress Health Fair on April 17th and 18th. GCCCF's Vice President Marshall Horton, MD, and Jewell Brien were on hand to share the importance of colon screening, and help our foundation continue to educate the community that "Colonscopies Save Lives."
Thank you to GCCCF volunteers Jennifer Thompson-Malone and Shandry Bullock, who donated their time to staff the inflatable colon at the Orchard Knob Community Health Fair last Saturday. Over 500 people attended the event, as we continue to spread the word concerning the need for colon cancer screening and educating the community that “Colonoscopies Save Lives.”
GCCCF was thrilled to accept a check for $10,000, donated by Ken Meredith in memory of his brother, Rick. The funds were raised at the annual MoParty picnic, held last May. Read more about this exciting donation at the following link - https://www.chattanoogan.com/2018/12/11/381342/MoParty-Picnic-Raises-10000-For.aspx. We at GCCCF extend a heartfelt thank you to Ken and all the supporters of the MoParty event for your incredible support. Thank you! https://www.chattanoogan.c
Greater Chattanooga Cancer Foundation Vice President Dr. Marshall Horton talked to attendees about the importance of colon cancer screenings at the National Night Out/Cigna Health Improvement Tour at New Monumental Church on Tuesday, October 2nd. The giant colon was front and center at the Tennessee Water Employee Health and Safety Day on Friday, October 19th. Thanks to our volunteers Jewell Brien and Lisa Pugh (pictured above), as well as volunteer Laura Grody and GCCCF VP
The Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation took part in the 16th Annual Minority Health Fair on Saturday, August 18th at Eastgate Town Center. This event drew thousands of attendees and included 125 vendors that had a common mission to educate and empower minorities, along with the entire community. The GCCCF Board was well represented with our Chair, Dr. Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero, Vice President, Dr. Marshall Horton, Helen Pinkerton and Alison Sexter, and shared the impor
Thank you to Dr. Marshall Horton, GCCCF VP, and Shandry Bullock, RN, who provided colon health information to over 250 people at the annual BCBST Employee Healthfair on Thursday, May 10th. They are helping spread the message that Colon Cancer is Preventable, Treatable, and Beatable!
The Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation participated in the Orchard Knob Elementary School Community Health Fair on Saturday, March 17th. GCCCF's Vice President Marshall Horton, MD, and Memorial Hospital GI Lab Technician, Calvin Bowman, were on hand to share the importance of colon screening and that #ColonoscopiesSavesLives! The GCCCF inflatable colon also made an appearance for attendees to walk through.
Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first smile.amazon.com purchase through March 31st! Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/45-1443349 and Amazon donates to the Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation. What a perfect way to support GCCCF during #ColonCancerAwareness month!
The Rump Run is coming up next month, and we are seeking volunteers to help make this year the best one yet! If you would be willing to help us out, please click on the Rump Run link below and then on the volunteer tab or e-mail Therese Peek at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be in touch with more information. http://rumprun.com/ Thank you for your time, and helping the Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation to continue spreading the word that colon cancer is
The Rump Run is coming up on March 10th, and the committee is working hard to make this the best one yet! We are seeking volunteers to share their story in various media promotions leading up to the big day. If you would be willing to help us out, please e-mail Therese Peek at chattcancersurvivors.com and we will work out a promotion, date and time that works best for you.
The holidays are just around the corner, and the Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation would like for you to keep us in mind as you wrap up any last minute shopping. Please click on the link below on the AmazonSmile link below and they will donate to the GCCCF. smile.amazon.com/ch/45-1443349 Best wishes for a healthy and happy holiday season from the Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation!
Our December #CololonoscopiesSavesLives billboard features local celebrity Fletcher Bright of The Dismembered Tennesseans. He is asking Chattanooga to not fiddle around, and schedule that colonoscopy today if you are age 50 or over!