I’m stunned, saddened and frankly a bit ticked off by today’s news that Susan G. Komen is halting funding to Planned Parenthood. I’ve been a supporter of Komen Puget Sound since 1997: I served three terms on the Board of Directors, have participated in several committees and currently co-chair the annual auction. I’ve literally helped […]
Goodbye to my dear, dear friend CJ Taylor
CJ Taylor lost her long, hard battle with ovarian cancer today. She was my friend and my mentor for more than a decade. She made me feel I could achieve anything if I put my mind to it. And I would do just about anything for her. CJ would see a need in our community […]
Pink Watch 3: Water, juice, and grown-up lemonade
My third Pink Watch post plunges into the world of beverages. Everyone knows water is essential to good health, but I’ve also included juice, iced tea, and an alcoholic beverage. The debate around alcohol and breast cancer could take up a whole series of posts on its own, and I’m just not going there right […]
Pink Watch 2: Yogurt, cereal, shrooms and cheesy goodness
This is the second in a series of posts that take a closer look at some of the pink ribbon branded products in stores right now (last week’s post featured some unusual products). Nice to see another yogurt company entering the mix, also some good use of Facebook and MySpace in campaigns.
Pink Watch: Unusual pink ribbon products
Ever wonder how much of the revenue from those pink ribbon branded products in the stores actually makes it to breast cancer programs? I do.