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Area Residents Learn About Breast Cancer

 Area residents learned about breast cancer at a recent educational program entitled “Breast Cancer Awareness” sponsored by the Breast Cancer and Women’s Health Institute of Central Pennsylvania (BCWHI), Tyrone Hospital and Epworth Manor. The program was held at Epworth Manor on October 25th.  The guest speaker was  Ruth Modzelewski, PhD, of Susan G. Komen for a Cure.  Guests included Tyrone Mayor William Fink who was present to learn about this important health issue.  The event included a musical performance of guitar and piano music provied by Randy Jackson and Stephen Janopoulos along with dinner and door prizes. Special recognition is extended to the many area organizations and individuals who supported the event and donated door prizes including  Aseracare Hospice, Centre Life Link,  Gardner’s Candies, Grane Hospice, Home Nursing Agency, Horizons Hospice, Lannette Johnston Director of Outreach Programs at Tyrone Hospital, Rosemary Jorden, Director of Human Resources at Tyrone Hospital, OIP Italian Restaurant in Tyrone, Southerncare Hospice and Brad Young, RN of Tyrone Hospital. Pictured at the event are area residents as they listen to Ruth Modzelewski, PhD, of Susan G. Komen for a Cure as she presents on breast cancer.