Welcome to KCL Chatter!  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 our organization!
KCL Stats: April 1, 2015 (fiscal year) to present date:

Number of Clients Served:  1447 
Quantity of Services:  2367  (Average of 1.64 services per client)
Number of Counties Served: 98  (Average 24.15 services per county)


Easy ways to give back!

Kroger Community Rewards
If you are currently enrolled to support Kentucky CancerLink through this program, August is re-enrollment month!  Be sure to go online and re-register your card to support Kentucky CancerLink! You can use the link and code as shown below.

If you have not yet participated in this program, then we ask that you consider giving back in this very EASY way!

Register your Kroger Plus Card to benefit Kentucky CancerLink when you do your regular shopping!  The process takes seconds and has great impact!  

Visit www.kroger.com/communityrewards  and choose Kentucky CancerLink by using the code: 49630. 

Amazon Smile
Did you know that you can donate to Kentucky CancerLink by shopping on Amazon?  You CAN!! 
                                                                                                        Go to www.smile.amazon.com   and you can choose Kentucky CancerLink as the organization that you'd like to support.  Use www.smile.amazon.com  just like you'd use your regular Amazon account.  

Prime Members receive the SAME benefits !  It's Amazon's way to give back to the community.  A percentage of eligible purchases will go to support the mission of Kentucky CancerLink reduce and/or eliminate barriers to screening, diagnosis and treatment of cancer!

*** There is not an Amazon Smile app, (did you ever think you'd hear that there is NOT an app for that??) HOWEVER, you can go the www.smile.amazon.com website on your device and bookmark it.  An icon will show up on your device similar to an app and you can go directly to the site from there.  

EASY, right?  Thanks in advance for helping our mission the next time you are shopping!


If you are aware of funding opportunities in the form of grants or other that could help provide support to Kentucky CancerLink's mission, please pass along the information!  

Contact Vicki Blevins-Booth, Kentucky CancerLink Executive Director, vickib@kycancerlink.org

We appreciate your assistance!  
Mark your calendars!

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!
Location:  3470 Blazer Parkway, Lexington 40509
Time:  8:00 am - 2:00 pm

September 19:  Mamm's Day Out
Appointments will be available for women who are under-insured, uninsured or insured women for whom a Saturday appointment is more convenient.  Space is limited.  Requirements are ages 40 and older.  Call 859-309-1700 for an appointment.
Location:  UK Markey Cancer Center
Time:  8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

September 22:  6th Annual Colon Cancer Community Forum: "Catching a Killer"
General public welcome!
Presented by:  Kentucky Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program
Hosted by:  Lake Cumberland District Health Department
Location:  The Center for Rural Development (2292 S Highway 27, Somerset, KY)

Pre-register by September 1. www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCFallForum 
CEU's for APRN, CHES, RD, RN, MD and PA

September 24:  Pink Out Festival & Vendor Fair
Location:  Whitaker Ball Park (207 Legends Lane, Lexington 40505
Time:  2:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
For more information, visit the Facebook Page: Pink Out Festival & Vendor Fair
or contact Susan G. Komen Lexington Affiliate

September 26:  Susan G. Komen Louisville 11th Pink Tie Ball
Location:  Seelbach Hilton - Louisville
Time:  6:00 pm
An exciting evening of dinner, cocktails, silent/live auction and dancing with the Crashers. Tickets are $225 per individual; sponsor a table of 10 for $2500.  Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.   Call (502) 495-7824 for ticket purchase.  Black-Tie/Pink Tie recommended.  The after party "Pink Untied" begins at 9:00 PM.  Tickets are $75 each.

October 3:  Susan G. Komen Lexington Affiliate Race for the Cure
Location:  Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Complex
Time:  9:00 am
Click here to register! 

October 10:  Susan G. Komen Louisville Affiliate Race for the Cure
Location:  Louisville Slugger, Louisville
6:45 am - Pre-race Celebration/Packet Pick-Up
7:00 am - Survivor Cafe/Expo
8:00 am - 10K
8:40 am - Parade of Pink and Survivor Celebration
9:10 am - 5K
9:30 am - 1 mile Family Walk
Register online today at komenlouisville.org

Susan G. Komen Lexington Affiliate and Susan G. Komen Louisville Affiliate provide funding to Kentucky CancerLink for breast cancer patients.  We appreciate their support!
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  or email Vicki Blevins-Booth, vickib@kycancerlink.org for ticket purchase.  Black-Tie Optional. 

Remaining space is limited!  Don't wait to purchase your tickets to this one-of-a-kind event in the Bluegrass!!

Location:  Hill 'N' Dale Farms (640 Yarnallton Pike, Lexington 40511)
7:00 pm:   Cocktails and  "The Race Is On" Silent Auction 
8:00 pm:  Dinner
9:00 pm:  Concert Featuring Frank Sinatra, Jr.
10:15 pm:  Let the party continue!!

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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