Cancer awareness event planned at Boones Creek Christian Church


The Mountain States Health Alliance Parish Nurse Program will host a cancer awareness event on April 7 at Boones Creek Christian Church. 

The program, titled, “Hope in the Face of Cancer,” will begin at 6:15 p.m. with a light meal and an opportunity to learn about various resources available to individuals with cancer. A parade of survivors will be held at 7 p.m., followed by the keynote address by Dr. Mary Hooks, surgical oncologist with East Tennessee State University Physicians and Associates. George Shinn, former owner of the New Orleans Hornets, will share his prostate cancer survival story. 

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged before April 5. For more information or to register, call Lula Gray at 431-7620 or email 
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