Upcoming Events

In the Community

MBCW is an active partner in the community and works to include as many supporters as possible in the activities of the organization.

  • Honor Thy Healer
    Each year, MBCW hosts an awards luncheon to recognize individuals who play the important role of supporter and healer in breast cancer treatment, either in a professional or personal way.

  • Dipsea Hike/Run
    To promote the importance of physical fitness in the fight against breast cancer, MBCW holds an annual Dipsea Hike/Run on the famed route on Mount Tamalpais. The event is held in honor of former MBCW board member Annie Fox, who passed away in 2002 at age 35 after a fight against breast cancer.

Upcoming Events

Honor Thy Healer Celebration - Call for Nominations
The annual Honor Thy Healer Celebration will be held on Thursday April 7, 2005.

When:     Thursday, April 7, 2005
When:     6:00 p.m.
Where:     Peacock Gap Country Club


Do you have a story of a healthcare professional or any special individual who has played a pivotal role in helping someone in their experience with breast cancer?

We want to hear from you!

Your nominee for our Honor Thy Healer Awards could be chosen for recognition at our annual celebration and serve as inspiration to countless others!

There are two community-nominated categories:

Healing Professional Award
Nominees can range from physicians and nurses to social workers, hospice workers, and complementary or alternative practitioners. We are interested in healers of every sense of the word.

Healing Partner Award
Nominees can be anyone who has helped a friend or a loved one through their experience with this disease.

Just write a brief description of the nominee's endeavors, accomplishments and attributes and deliver no later than Monday, January 31, 2005 at 5:00 pm (Please limit your narrative to 250 words or less)

Please send your nominations to:
Marin Breast Cancer Watch
25 Bellam Blvd. Ste. 115
San Rafael, CA 94901
Fax: 415.256.9773

Questions? Call 415.256.9011

Thank you to all of the sponsors, volunteers and attendees who made the first Queen of Hearts Gala a success! It was a wonderful evening and we look forward to seeing you there next year!

Thank you to the Marin Peddlers for Charity for putting on the 2004 Ride for Recovery to benefit Marin Breast Cancer Watch! Over $3,000 was raised to help MBCW continue the important work we are doing.

Check out the pictures from the event:

Happy Holidays!
From the Board of Directors and Staff of Marin Breast Cancer Watch

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