Traveling Breast Cancer Photo Exhibit Visits PA College

by PA College October 2, 2017

PA College Proudly Hosts Photo Exhibit Featuring the Faces of Breast Cancer in PA

The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is proud to partner with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to bring its photo exhibit, 67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences. A free reception will be held Thursday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m.

This one-of-a-kind exhibit features women from each of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, along with photos and quotes about how their lives have been impacted by breast cancer. These survivors share their messages and show how breast cancer has not only affected them, but the lives of families and communities statewide. The exhibit also promotes the importance for women to have screenings and early detection.

PBCC President and Founder Pat Halpin-Murphy encourages residents of Lancaster County to attend this empowering exhibit. “Those featured in the photo exhibit demonstrate the courage and bravery needed to fight this disease. They are more than just women; they are mothers, wives, aunts, sisters, daughters and friends,” said Halpin-Murphy. “We are excited to bring this powerful message to Lancaster as we honor all of the women and families who are facing breast cancer in Pennsylvania.”

Partnering with Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences to host this exhibit in Lancaster was an easy decision. “At PA College, we are committed to our community and what this exhibit stands for,” said Dr. Mary Grace Simcox, College President. “By preparing outstanding health care professionals, many of which will remain in Lancaster County to work, we are directly investing in the care received by the numerous lives affected by breast cancer. We are honored to have been chosen to partner with the PBCC and look forward championing this cause and sharing this exhibit with our community.”

The opening reception featuring breast cancer survivors, local legislators and representatives from the PA Breast Cancer Coalition and Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences will be held on Thursday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m. with light refreshments provided. The exhibit will be on display Monday, October 9 through Friday, October 20, weekdays 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. To RSVP for the reception, please call 800-377-8828 x.3050 or visit www.pbcc.me/PACollege.