Past Events

October 3, 2013
JFS Orlando
The George Wolly Center 2100 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL

Join Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence JFS Orlando for a workshop led by Dr. Lee Zehngebot, Director of Clinical Research at Florida Hospital Cancer Institute.  This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.  To RSVP, please contact Marni Chepenik at marni.chepenik@jfsorlando.org or 407.644.7593, ext. 227.

October 2, 2013 - October 3, 2013
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA

Have you had The Talk?  Visit the sisters of AEPhi in the University Student Commons to learn more!  Join their efforts to raise awareness to students on campus about the importance of learning your family cancer history.  For more information, please contact Emily Gilliam at emilymarthafayegilliam@gmail.com.

October 1, 2013
Brookwood Wellness Center
At Gold’s Gym Vestavia 1090 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL

Join Sharsheret Supports Birmingham for a BRCA Support Group to provide education and support to individuals with BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 gene mutations and their families.  To view the event flyer, click here.  For more information, please contact Gail Schuster, Collat Jewish Family Services, at 205.879.3438 or gail@cjfsbham.org.

September 30, 2013
Free National Webinar

Join Sharsheret’s Genetic Counselor Danielle Singer and Dr. Elizabeth Swisher, Director, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program University of Washington for an ovarian cancer genetics seminar presented by the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.  Ask your questions to the experts during a live question and answer session following the presentation.  To register, click here.

September 30, 2013
Central Synagogue (Main Sanctuary)
652 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Sharsheret is partnering with the Basser Research Center for BRCA and Central Synagogue to present, Inherited Breast & Ovarian Cancer: Why Jewish Families Are at Heightened Risk, a breast and ovarian cancer symposium moderated by Barbara Walters. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP today to larsonk@censyn.org. For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/18RCM1I.

September 29, 2013
American University Washington, DC

The sisters of AEPhi at American University are hosting a marathon relay competition at the Greenberg Track at American University.  Create a team of 5 – 10 runners at a cost of $10/team. Participate in this healthy and fun event while raising awareness about breast cancer in your campus community.  Proceeds benefit Sharsheret’s 12 national programs and services.  For more information and to register contact Miriam Kerler at  aephiphilanthropy2013@gmail.com.

September 27, 2013
University of Indiana Bloomington, IN

Phi Stock is back!  Join the sisters of AEPhi as they raise awareness about breast cancer at their annual Phi Stock event on campus.  Listen to your favorite local bands and watch the dance groups from the local Bloomington community.  Have fun and jump in the moon bounce, dunk your friends in the tank, eat pink cotton candy and much more! Proceeds benefit Sharsheret.  For more information, please contact Sarah Ensign, Chapter President at president.aephi.iu@gmail.com.

September 12, 2013
Jupiter Medical Center Jupiter, FL

What’s Jewish About Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer? Hear from Sharsheret’s Florida Regional Director, Briana Schwarz, as she educates Jupiter Medical Center staff about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a training to your organization or for more information, contact Link Program Coordinator Adina Fleischmann at afleischmann@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

September 12, 2013
Temple Beth Tikvah
9955 Coleman Road
Roswell, GA

Join Sharsheret Supports Marietta for a monthly support group for breast cancer survivors to share experiences, network, and gather information.  The support group is sponsored by The Kehillat Chesed/Caring Committee of Temple Beth Tikvah.  To register or with further questions, please contact Valerie Rapowitz at vrapowitzslp@yahoo.com or 678.643.9672. 

September 3, 2013
Brookwood Wellness Center
At Gold’s Gym Vestavia 1090 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL

Join Sharsheret Supports Birmingham for a BRCA Support Group to provide education and support to individuals with BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 gene mutations and their families.  To view the event flyer, click here.  For more information, please contact Gail Schuster, Collat Jewish Family Services, at 205.879.3438 or gail@cjfsbham.org.

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