Young Survival Coalition
Columbia eNewsletter

September 2012

Benefit Ride Success!

Columbia benefitThe Think Pink…Cancer Stinks! Benefit Ride was a a great success for Columbia YSC, raising $1500 with monies still coming in from t-shirt sales and donations!  A huge thank you to Thunder Tower and Beth McCamey for this great event!  Thank you volunteers, survivors and vendors who helped to draw in a bigger crowd!   


Kathi, Our Featured Survivor

Kathi ColumbiaKathi was our featured survivor at our Think Pink… Cancer Stinks! Benefit Ride, although she could not make it to the event, due to health complications.  Kathi is a remarkable, inspiring young lady who has been dealt blow after blow but continues to astonish us with her upbeat humor and positive attitude!  Click here to read her "Survivor Speech" meant for the Walk, but being shared in absentia. Join us at our Lake Murray Bash on Sep 23 to hear her story in person!


Forum on Reconstruction: October 11

Cancer Support Community_Reconstruction BookPlease join us for a forum on reconstruction at Palmetto Baptist Breast Center on Sumter Street. Whether you have questions, are willing to share your story, or just would like to join us for fellowship, please plan to attend. We'll have presentations by a surgeon and BC nurse navigator, a Q/A panel, plus drinks and snacks to enjoy.  Please spread the word to any survivors you know who may be interested!


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Upcoming YSC Events
9/23: Lake Murray Bash-Clubhouse at Hammock Bay 4-6PM RSVP for details! 
10/11: Breast Reconstruction Workshop 6PM Palmetto Baptist Breast Center 
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Dems Beads:
Celebrate the summer with Dems YSC Columbia beads that support our local YSC affiliate! They are beautiful beads and a great celebration of survivorship! Beads can be ordered on the phone and shipped within the continental US. Call 803-407-5290 to order!