Champions of Hope
Four Champions of Hope Honored in Annual Event
More than 250 people attended the ninth annual Champions of Hope event on Oct. 3. Champions of Hope honors and salutes four exceptional individuals for the achievements in fighting cancer.
The honorees included a unique volunteer Caregiver, Nancy DeRoo; a courageous Survivor who battled cardiovascular disease and cancer, Ryan Davis; an extraordinary Person of Inspiration, business owner and fundraiser, Jenell Ross; and an outstanding Medical Professional, Kathy McCarthy, R.T. (R), (M), Breast Center Coordinator.
Proceeds will enhance and expand integrative therapies for MVH oncology patients, including specialized exercises, yoga, massage, Qigong/Tai Chi, water exercises and therapeutic art. Proceeds also support a snack cart for infusion patients, and a discretionary fund for patients with unanticipated expenses associated with their treatment.
The Foundation thanks our honorees, volunteers and the many hospital departments who collaborated and contributed to the success of this event.
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Date: October 3, 2017
Location: Miami Valley Hospital, Heart and Orthopedic Centers, 11th floor
Champion Sponsor: Innovative Care Solutions
5:30 pm – Cocktails and Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
6:30 pm – Program
Thank you 2017 Sponsors:
The Robert H. Brethen Foundation
William and Doris Mlezko Charitable Trust
Kobrick Coffee Co.
Lighthouse Investment Partners, LLC
Pavilion Advisory Group
Barnhizer & Associates
BMS Oncology, Inc.
Criterion Capital Management, LLC
ESCO Communications, Inc.