Monthly Newsletter

Newsletter – September, 2015

ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE
BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAM
800.877.8077

We are here for you. STAY CONNECTED.


 breast-cancer.adelphi.edu
One South Avenue, P.O. Box 701 • Garden City, NY 11530
Offices: 516.877.4320 • Fax: 516.877.4336 • email: breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu

 

FALL 2015 BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program offers new on-going support groups beginning in October.

WEEKLY GROUPS

General
Monday,
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Women who have had breast cancer will have the opportunity to meet in this group.
 
Young Women 40 and Under
Tuesday,
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
This support group will focus on the unique needs and concerns of women under 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer.
 
Newly Diagnosed
Friday 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
When a person first hears they are diagnosed with breast cancer they have a million questions, fears, and are looking for support.
 
BI-WEEKLY GROUPS
 
Women with Metastatic Disease
1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Meet with other women who are surviving metastatic breast cancer.
 
Caregivers of People with Breast Cancer
2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Any person who is experiencing the stress and anxiety of caring for a loved one with breast cancer should attend this group.
 
MONTHLY GROUP

Knit and Chat
Last Wednesday of the Month
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Spend time working on a project while chatting with other breast cancer survivors. Bring your knitting or crochet project or make a scarf to donate to someone currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

 

All groups will meet at the Adelphi School of Social Work in Garden City.
A Virtual Support Group, Support Group for Men with Breast Cancer and BRCA+ Support Group is available upon request.

For information, questions, or to join a support group, call Erin Nau, LCSW, Counseling & Education Coordinator at 516-877-4314 or enau@adelphi.edu.

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All services are free and confidential.
These support groups are for ALL SURVIVORS.

 

COMPLEMENTARY WELLNESS FORUMS COMING THIS FALL!!!

Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program invites you to join us for two free wellness forums this Fall for breast cancer survivors.

PILATES AS COMPLEMENTARY WELLNESS
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
Alumni House at Adelphi University
154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City, NY

JulieAnne Hull
Pilates Instructor at Moving Strength, Core, and Uptown Pilates Studios

JulieAnne Hull pilates instructor, will speak briefly about the benefits of Pilates for people diagnosed with breast cancer and facilitate a class just for us!
Come dressed for class. Bring water and mat if you have one.

YOGA AS COMPLEMENTARY WELLNESS
Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m
Harbor Lights Yoga Studio
125 W. Shore Road, Huntington, NY 11743

Danielle Campbell
News Anchor at News 12 and Instructor at Harbor Lights Yoga

Danielle Campbell from Harbor Lights Yoga will provide a yoga class which will be held on October 8, 2015 at 7 p.m. at 125 W. Shore Road, Huntington, NY 11743. This class will be first come first served for a limited number of people.
Please RSVP soon to secure a spot!
This forum is for breast cancer survivors only.

Our 2015 educational forums are sponsored by the Manhasset Women’s Coalition against Breast Cancer.

All forums are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required.

Please call 516.877.4325 or e-mail: breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu

***Please specify which forum you will be attending, space is limited.


 

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A NIGHT OF COMEDY
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.
Showtime: 8:00 p.m. (please arrive by 7 pm)
 
TICKET PRICES
$20 – Per Person (2 drink minimum per person)
 
Click here to order your tickets online:
*Tickets will be mailed to you unless you arrange to pick them up at
The Adelphi Breast Cancer Program, Social Work Building, Room #105
 
  • All tickets must be purchased in advance
  • NO tickets will be sold on the night of the event
  • NO reserved tables, first come, first served seating
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
 
For more information, contact Michelle Lamberson at 516-877-4320
 
Governor’s Comedy Club
90 Division Avenue, Levittown, NY
for directions visit: www.govs.com
 
All proceeds to benefit the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program
 

 
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Please join us for the CELEBRATION OF SURVIVORSHIP
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
 
Ruth S. Harley University Center Ballroom
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Doors Open – 6:00 p.m. (Raffles available)
Speakers – 7:00 p.m.
 
A light supper will be served
 

SPEAKERS FOR THE EVENING

 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Frances M. Visco, J.D.
President, National Breast Cancer Coalition
 
Myra Taylor
Adelphi Breast Cancer Program, Hotline Volunteer
 
Erica Desrosiers
Daughter of Hotline Volunteer Myra Taylor
 
Karen Joy Miller
Founder and President of the Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition
 
Gwen Harrison
Community Volunteer
 
 

For our 35th anniversary, we will be honoring

 
SENATOR KEMP HANNON
6th District, NY
 
and
 
LYN DOBRIN
PR Consultant with the program since 1980

 
Please RSVP by October 5, 2015
Click here to register online
phone: 516-877-4325 or
e-mail: breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu
 

SEPTEMBER 2015 VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Join our family of volunteers…
(dates to be announced)

Volunteers needed for community outreach, educational presentations, hotline, speaking engagements, publicity and fundraising…
 
If you are interested in attending our next training, please contact
Alida Rubenstein – Volunteer/Hotline Coordinator
Phone: (516) 877-4315

NORTH SHORE-LIJ CANCER INSTITUTE

Breast Cancer Bridge to Survivorship Program
An educational and supportive program for women and men who have completed active treatment
 
A LEGACY OF SURVIVORSHIP

Survivors will share their coping styles in facing the next chapter as breast cancer survivors

 
Alida Rubenstein, LMSW
Hotline/Volunteer Coordinator – Adelphi Breast Cancer Program will be presenting
 
September 9th at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
 
Monter Cancer Center Conference Room
450 Lakeville Road, Lake Success, NY 11042
 
Pre-registration is required
Sandra Caparco, LCSW, OSW-C
516-734-8744 or Scaparco@nshs.edu
 

 

SAVE THE DATE
The 7th Annual NY Natural Equestrians Breast Cancer Ride/Hike is coming!

Date:
Saturday, October 10th
Place: Connetquot Rive State Park Preserve.

If you would like to donate anything to the Gift Basket Auction,
please contact Lisa Wolf at lisamwolf@gmail.com

 
 
MORE DETAILS TO COME!!!

STAY CONNECTED TO US!!!

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!
We would like to continue Motivational Mondays and Foodie Fridays on our facebook page. We are asking that you e-mail us any motivational quotes or recipes you would like to see posted online. Please e-mail them to knewman@adelphi.edu
 

Reasons why you should connect to us on social media.

  • See photos of our wonderful volunteers at our outreach events
  • Stay up-to-date on events, forums and support groups
  • Read news articles and new study’s on breast cancer
  • Read inspiring stories from our volunteers
  • If you miss an event see videos of our speakers
  • See the wonderful people and businesses that support us
    and more…
 

SISTERS UNITED IN HEALTH

WE CAN…
  • Help you get a free or low-cost mammogram
    REGARDLESS OF YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE OR
    IMMIGRATION STATUS.
  • Answer your breast health and breast cancer questions and provide educational materials.
  • Provide breast health workshops at no cost.
    Available in English and Spanish.
Sisters United in Health now has their own Facebook page.
 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

  1. Volunteer Training - September 2015 (call 516.877.4315 for more info.)
  2. Pilates as Complementary Wellness – September 15, 2015
  3. A Night of Comedy - September 24, 2015
  4. Yoga as Complementary Wellness – October 8, 2015
  5. 7th Annual Natural Equestrians Ride/Hike – October 10, 2015
  6. Celebration of Survivorship – October 13, 2015
  7. Creative Cups 2017 - March 16, 2017

 

 
 
 

For further information, please contact:

Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program
p – 516.877.4320
e – breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu

Support Hotline: 800.877.8077

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