Breakfast With Bag It Cancer Honors Valuable Partners

Breakfast With Bag It Cancer Honors Valuable Partners

The Breakfast with Bag It, a gathering of cancer survivors, advocates and friends, brought 135 people together.  It was wonderful to see guests from past events as well as many new faces.  Thank you to everyone for supporting this important event.

Our keynote speaker, Dr. Jennifer Hatcher, PhD, MPH, MSN, Associate Director, Community Outreach and Engagement Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, kept the group engaged with insights on cancer demographics in the UA catchment area and challenges and opportunities for healthcare in Southern Arizona.  Board member, Richard White said, “Guests at my table said they were impressed with the entire event, and especially enjoyed the main presentation.”

Besides an update on new resources and accomplishments at Bag It Cancer over the past year, we announced the honorees for our Annual Recognition Awards. See below for their names and a video of them accepting their honors.

Thank you to our keynotes and all our guests!  See you next year.

Breakfast with Bag It 2022

We welcomed 135 guest at the 2022 Breakfast with Bag It

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Spirit of Philanthropy honoree, Mary Carhuff with Bag It Cancer Founder, Sherri Romanoski

Congratulations to Our Raffle Winners!

TerryMiraval Arizona 

Joan – Harry & David’s Gourmet gift Baskets for a year

AnnJim Click Cabin in the White Mountains 

Bag It Cancer’s
2022 Recognition Award Honorees

Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist

Tucson Medical Center (TMC) and TMC Foundation

Spirit of Philanthropy

Mary Carhuff

Outstanding Volunteer

Brandi Forbes

Watch Our Honorees Receive Their Awards

Thank You To Our Breakfast Sponsors

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Zuckerman Community Empowerment Fund
Arvizu Family
Glaz-Tech
Tucson Glass & Mirror
Watson Chevrolet
Vantage West Credit Union
Arizona Lithographers
AZ Jet Mail

Thank You To Our Table Sponsors

Arizona Oncology  |  Dr. Donald Brooks
Lighthouse Church International Tucson
Primerica Financial Services  |  Andy Corder
Russ Lyon Sotheby’s Int’l Realty  |  Marta Harvey
The Monday Spin Team
Michelle Bonito
Ginny Kokorudz
Sherri Romanoski
Richard White

Victoria Cramer, 3-time Cancer Survivor Shares Life Hacks & Secrets to Surviving Cancer

Victoria Cramer, 3-time Cancer Survivor Shares Life Hacks & Secrets to Surviving Cancer

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On this episode of Your Guide Through Cancer Podcast, Executive Director, Mindy Griffin speaks with Victoria Cramer, a three-time cancer survivor and an author, motivational speaker, happiness coach, and recovering global leader in the hotel industry. They explore some of the life hacks she discovered as she was surviving cancer. Victoria is a people champion and spends much of her time greening up the human spirit and mentoring the human race on how to find happiness in spite of the epic stuff thrown at us each day. 

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Bag It & Tucson Cancer Conquerors Invite You To The Survivor Breakfast

Bag It & Tucson Cancer Conquerors Invite You To The Survivor Breakfast

Join Us As We Celebrate You!

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WHEN:  Sunday, June 5th, 8:00-10:30 AM

WHERE:  Community Foundation Campus (5049 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711)

Read Tucson.com’s article about how this Breakfast honors cancer survivors.

Bag It Cancer and The Tucson Cancer Conquerors are teaming up to celebrate YOU on National Cancer Survivors Day.

Please join us for this FREE event thanks to our friends at Pfizer.

The Survivor Breakfast will start with a quick morning stretch, some amazing food from Scratching The Plate Kitchen and Catering, an educational session from Oncologist Dr. Rachel Swart, and an inspirational message from Bag It founder Sherri Romanoski.

All survivors are invited to bring 1 guest. Please make sure to register for yourself and your guest. Registration ends May 20th. Space is limited, register today!

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Or go to:
bit.ly/survivorbreakfast

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Thank you to our sponsor!

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Cancer advocacy, storytelling, and survivorship with Dr. Veronika Panagiotou

Cancer advocacy, storytelling, and survivorship with Dr. Veronika Panagiotou

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In this episode of Bag It’s podcast, Your Guide Through Cancer, host and Executive Director, Mindy Griffith chats with Dr. Veronika Panagiotou, who currently serves as the advocacy and program manager at the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship.  She was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma a few days after celebrating her 25th birthday. Eight years later, she uses her cancer diagnosis and the knowledge she has gained through the process to empower other cancer survivors to tell their stories and support their advocacy.

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