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Recent announcement messages

COMFORT Communication Project (8/15/17)

We, as a Chapter have been offered an incredible educational opportunity. I have been trying to figure out how to post it because it came with 2 PDF files. Unfortunately that means 2 postings. Sorry, folks!
This is the announcement flyer to whet your appetite for the in depth information booklet for this course that will be posted in the Calendar section.

SAVE THE DATE (7/19/17)
Please see the attachment for a Save The Date Card for VCU Health's Good Grief Conference on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 0800-1630. This continuing education opportunity has 6 CEUs available for attendees.

Camp Kesem Nurse Update (6/30/17)
A message from Phong Truong @VCU - "Camp Kesem VCU is currently one camp nurse short of having a 2 nurse full staff. Compensation will be provided as well as food and lodging for a full week to be around some of the strongest kids and counselors in the world! Our Camp is held July 30- August 5 and we would love to have someone we know come to our camp and spread the love." Please contact Phong for more information at

Reel Recovery (6/28/17)
Do you have patients that could benefit from a lovely fly fishing retreat? Please see the attached flyer for information to share.

Breast Care Nurse Navigator (6/18/17)
Please see the attached link for a position available at Henrico Doctors Hospital.

June Chapter Meeting (6/7/17)
Have you RSVP'd for this month's Chapter Meeting?
The 50/50 raffle will benefit Hitting Cancer Below the Belt.

2nd Annual Jennifer Graff Memorial Scholarship (6/7/17)
Attention Scholarship Lovers!! It's time to apply your writing skills - The 2nd Annual Jennifer Graff Memorial Scholarship is open for applications. Please see the attached PDF file (not viewable on many phones) for requirements.
So start your writing engines, applications are due by October 1, 2017.

LLS Woman of the Year (5/16/17)

Lisa Spagnoli of VCI spoke at our last Chapter Meeting about her quest to become the LLS Woman of the Year, Read more, including her own personal story here. There's still time to donate to her campaign!!

ONS Basket Raffle (5/13/17)
The ONS Board has put together a super duper basket valued at over $300!  Tickets are available from all Board members and are $5 each or 3 for $10.  

Remote Area Medical information (5/1/17)
Many of you have asked about the Remote Area Medical organization that Becky Mains and I volunteer with. Attached is a link to the RAM website with upcoming clinics. As you will sadly note, due to the failure to expand Medicaid within this state, there are now numerous clinics besides the one in Wise throughout Virginia.