British Columbia – Support group leader Sandra Magee in Vancouver, raised NET cancer awareness among GP’s in the lower mainland. Sandra has also been mailing a flyer out to all active GP’s starting in her immediate area and then expanding out to neighbouring cities. This project will go well beyond Nov 10th as there are hundreds of GP’s in lower mainland.
Calgary – Andrew Clark, a student at Mount Royal University, worked with Dana Hospitality LP at its two Starbucks locations and used the “Let’s Talk about NETs” coffee cups to raise NET cancer awareness. The campus newsletter featured a great article "MRU student uses coffee cups to spread cancer awareness". Check out the Reflector article
Ottawa – Support group leaders Sherry and Fred Fox, along with group members Ken and Yvonne Vallier and Cate and Rob Franz, went “all around town “ raising NET cancer awareness. They talked to coffee drinkers at four Shell, Ottawa West Locations and Second Cup’s Barrhaven location.
Sherry Fox was also interviewed by CTVNews Ottawa and did an amazing job raising NET cancer awareness. Check out her interview at 20:32 http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=987097
Jane Brennan used the "Let's Talk about NETs" coffee cups to raise NET cancer awareness at Ottawa Revera Retirement Communities where she is Executive Director. She also promoted NET cancer awareness at Massage Addicts in Ottawa.
Niagara Falls – Sonya Carrie along with her boyfriend, Joseph and her mom, Diane served a lovely zebra cake in the fellowship room of the Glengate Alliance Church after the Sunday service on November 6th to raise NET cancer awareness.
Montreal – The Montreal support group will be holding a special get-together at local café to honour World NET Cancer Day.
London – Support group leader Janet Pitkin (NET patient) and Linda Amaral (caregiver) raised NET cancer awareness at their local Shoppers Drug Mart on Wonderland Road South in London. Special thanks to Carolee Usbourne and Elena Andrews for making this happen. Wanda Sawicki, support group facilitator, and Connie Baker (NET patient) also used the coffee cups and handed out brochures at the YMCA Atrium where Wellspring is located to honour World NET Cancer Day. Special thanks to Daniel Lockwood, Director of Programming/Wellspring, and Jacki Kostuk, General Manager YMCA Centre Branch for making this happen.
Thunder Bay – Shandy Angus and Melanie Peck, students at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, raised NET cancer awareness by handing out zebra ribbons to coffee drinkers at the Study Coffeehouse. In addition, Shandy and Melanie held a Halloween movie fundraiser for CNETS Canada on October 20th.
Fort Frances – It’s all in the family! Diane Angus, Manager of the Fort Frances Subway and mother of Shandy used the "Lets' Talk about NETs" coffee cups to raise NET cancer awareness at Subway.
New Brunswick – Support group leader Annette Jonah, used the "Let's Talk about NETs" coffee cups at her church to raise NET cancer awareness. She also delivered information packages including the CNETS Canada patient handbook to local doctors to promote more knowledge about NET cancer.
Spot the Zebra – CNETS Canada’s Spot the Zebra campaign, initially launched in 2013, will be broadcast over CNETWORKTV in more than 400 medical, health and fitness related offices across Canada for the month of November and into December in support of World NET Cancer Day.
Check out just some of the World NET Cancer Awareness Day - "Let's Talk About NETs" pictures below.