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Tenaciously Teal is hosting our 5th annual Care Packs and Cocktails fundraiser on February 19th, 2020. Last year, we celebrated with friends-supporters and cheered on an empowering fashion show of cancer survivors. Join…View All Events
Tenaciously Teal is dedicated to spreading love and hope to cancer fighters. Your generosity empowers us to continue supporting these individuals through Cancer Care Packs, Gas & Grocery cards, and Brave Shave & Empowerment Shoots; a concierge style service tailored to each fighter. Contact us for additional opportunities to give, including Care Pack Parties and donating items for Cancer Care Packs.
Debbie Attebery, Director of Imaging for SSM St. Anthony Hospital, oversees several departments including diagnostic x-ray, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and a few others. One of her staff and colleagues, Shay Jones was the Manager of CT, and had recently been promoted to Director of Imaging for St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital. About three months into her position as director, Shay’s mammographer was asking the staff if there was anyone who needed a mammogram. They had an ACR inspection coming up and she was in need of exams for the inspector. Shay, who was 40 at the time, was happy to step up and get her mammogram done. After all, that is what good bosses do. “None of us were prepared for the shock when Shay was subsequently diagnosed with HER2 Positive DCIS, or Ductal Carcinoma In Situ”, Debbie said. “It didn’t seem real. Shay was so...