Local Gynecologic Oncology Nurses field questions from the public during OCAF’s Annual Phone Bank at WKMG Local Channel 6 in honor of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month during September.
Ovarian cancer survivor Kia Riddick-Taylor, Acting Coach/Casting Director at StarCatcher Productions, helps inform employees about good gynecologic health during Universal Studios Annual Health Fair.
Only 8 months post-chemo for the treatment of her ovarian cancer, Lea Dumas is passionate about lending a hand to help educate women and girls. She made a big impact at the Annual Southern Women’s Show at the Orange County Convention Center, which boasts 50,000 attendees each fall.
Teresa Zamboni is one of OCAF’s Super Stars! She not only is a member of the OCAF Board, but also serves as Director of our annual Golf tournament.
…and big hugs go out to our special friends…
Past Lieutenant Governor Bobby Brantley with Kelly Smith in Tallahassee passing the Kelly Smith Gynecologic and Ovarian Cancer Educational Act of 2011.
Janet McCarty, next to her husband Richard in the blue shirt, is OCAF’s Patient Advocate. Janet brings her own personal experience with ovarian cancer to be of assistance to those still in the fight against gynecologic diseases.
Brian Sackett, Longwood aCity Commissioner, wearing the red shirt, is Co-Director of OCAF’s 4th Annual Tom Sorrell’s 5K Teal Ribbon Run/Walk. His wife, Mary, is an ovarian cancer survivor.
Dr. Robert W. Holloway, Gynecologic Oncologist with the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, hosted the first annual Cocktails & Carats for a Cause Event. He is shown here with Tom and Mitra Sorrells. Mitra serves on the OCAF Board and is passionate for the cause as she lost her mother to ovarian cancer at a young age. Tom, WKMG Local Channel 6 weatherman, is the Host of OCAF’s annual run/walk.
Two very special friends to OCAF are Jennifer Marquez and Christine Remmele. Jen, a House of Representative’s District Secretary, gives unselfishly of her time and talents helping out in the office when she can as well as volunteers for our special events. Christine Remmele, OCAF’s intern as well as a UCF grad pursuing a career in non-profit work, brings a wealth of talent and energy to everything she does for us. We couldn’t survive without either of them!