Welcome to KCL Chatter (1st edition)!  A biweekly snapshot including up-to-date KCL statistics, current programs, upcoming partner events and fundraising opportunities.  We hope you'll take a moment to read and learn more about us!
  
KCL Stats:  (July 1, 2015 - August 10, 2015):

Number of Clients Served:  477
Quantity of Services:  631 (Average 1.32 services per county)
Number of Counties Served:  74

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Kentucky CancerLink is very thankful for the financial support provided by our Community Partners. It is because of YOUR contributions that we are able to touch the lives of Kentuckians in need of life-saving early detection cancer screenings or who are on a cancer journey.

In their own words....
"You guys have helped me so much during this trying time for me.  Cancer can be so ugly, but you guys are beautiful." - M.W.

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Available Screening Programs for under-insured and uninsured Kentuckians:

KentuckyOne Health's Yes, Mamm! Program 
KCL partners with KentuckyOne Health to provide screening mammograms for women 40 years of age and older.  Appointments can be scheduled Monday-Friday.  Call the Kentucky CancerLink office, 859-309-1700 for information on participating KentuckyOne Health locations and scheduling.
 
UK HealthCare Markey Cancer Center Mamm's Day Out Event
KCL partners quarterly with UK HealthCare Markey Cancer Center to provide Saturday screening mammogram appointments for women 40 years of age and older.  There is an upcoming event on Saturday morning, September 19, 2015.  Call Kentucky CancerLink, 859-309-1700 to schedule an appointment. Space is limited!

Colon Cancer Screening Kits   
Kentucky CancerLink provides a take-home colon cancer screening kit.  This evidence-based colon cancer screening kit requires NO PREP and is FREE.  Requirements are 50 years of age and older (45 and older for African Americans).  Call Kentucky CancerLink, 859-309-1700 for more information.

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Mark your calendars!
August 13: Country Boys and Girls Against Cancer 
Enjoy food, beverages and have the opportunity to purchase Country Boys and Girls Against Cancer and #DriveOutCancer apparel.  Proceeds to benefit Kentucky Cancer Foundation, one of Kentucky CancerLink's Community Partners.  

Time:  5:00 PM
Location:  Country Boy Taproom

August 22:  Pink Carpet Couture: A Tops and Tails Gala
Tickets available at komenlexington.org

September 11: Kentucky American Water Health and Safety Fair

September 12:  
2nd Annual KentuckyOne Health FREE Cancer Care and Prevention Screening Event 

Screenings provided for Breast, Prostate, Skin, Colon, Lung and Wellness checks. 
General Public Welcome!

Time:  8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 3470 Blazer Parkway, Lexington

September 19:  Mamm's Day Out
Appointments will be available for women who are under-insured, uninsured or who need a Saturday screening appointment.  Space is limited.  Requirements are 40 and older.  
Call 859-309-1700 for an appointment.

Time:  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:  Markey Cancer Center

September 20:  Latino Festival
Time:  1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:  Masterson Station Park

September 22:  Colon Cancer Forum (Somerset)
Kentucky CancerLink office will be closed as the team will be attending this event together.

October 29:  A Century of Sinatra
The Bluegrass celebrates Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday!  An intimate evening of tasting, dinner, dancing and a concert featured by Frank Sinatra, Jr.  Tickets are $500 per individual and $5000 per table of 10.  Call 859-309-1700 for ticket purchase.  Black-Tie Optional.  Tickets are selling, so be sure not to wait! 

Time:  Cocktails and  "The Race Is On" Speed Silent Auction begin at 7:00 PM
Location:  Hill N Dale Farms (640 Yarnallton Pike, Lexington)

Proceeds to benefit Kentucky CancerLink and Kentucky Cancer Foundation. 
For more information about our mission to reduce and/or eliminate barriers to screening, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, please visit our website:
 

 

 

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