Thursday, December 8, 2016

Branson-Hollister Rotary Club hosts breast cancer raffle

The Branson-Hollister Rotary Club hosted its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Raffle and Auction during a weekly meeting in October. Honorary cancer survivor Betty Nell Tatman spoke about her journey from diagnosis through recovery and cure, urging all to do self-breast exams and have yearly mammogram. She shared that her cancer was discovered during her yearly mammogram.

The event included an opportunity for members and guest to vote for the best dressed in pink/most pink outfit, which was followed by a lively auction emceed by Coach Allan Waller and guest auctioneer Congressman Billy Long, Congressional District 7. The event also included a white elephant auction.

Thanks to the generous support of the Branson/Hollister Rotary Club and its members, a check for $4,225 was presented to Skaggs Foundation President Meghan Connell and Cox Medical Center Branson Cancer Center Director Ben Morris. These funds will help local women receive breast cancer services.

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