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:  1601
Quantity of Services:  2719
Number of Counties Served:  100
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Freedom From Smoking Certification

On October 14, the Kentucky CancerLink staff will be attending a certification to become Freedom From Smoking facilitators.  With this certification we will be able to provide Kentuckians with tools and education for smoking cessation, including classes and one-on-one assistance.  The KCL team is excited about this opportunity!
   

STAY TUNED for updates on Freedom From Smoking!
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In their own words.....

"I am so very thankful for your help in getting the compression garments.  Your office staff have been very nice and pleasant to work with.  May God Bless each one of you."  S.C.

"I just want to say thank you for all you do for me and everybody else.  You are a great program when I am in need during this hard time trying to beat cancer."

"If it wasn't for the concern the ladies show, I probably wouldn't get my test done.  Hard to turn down genuine concern and care.  Thank you!"  D.M.

To those who support our mission, we thank you on the behalf of the Kentucky clients we are able to serve.
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Update:

Lexington Free To Breathe 5K
Over 200 registered and close to $30,000 raised at the September 12 event!  More is needed to reach the 2015 goal!  Deadline to donate is October 24, 2015!  Go to:  www.freetobreathe.org/lexington to donate!  
Race Director:  Mary Ferlan

Mark your calendars!

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)

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
Schedule:  
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)
Schedule:  
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. 
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