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17th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration to Honor Survivors and Salute Veterans
Event to take place before the Pegasus Parade
Cancer survivors, loved ones and caregivers will join together on May 4 to take part in the 17th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration. The event, traditionally held on the Thursday before the Kentucky Derby, will include musical entertainment from The Saints, a tribute to survivors and a salute to veterans. Heather French Henry, former Miss America 2000 and nationally recognized veterans advocate, will emcee the event.
The event is sponsored by the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, a partnership of KentuckyOne Health and the University of Louisville, the Kentucky Cancer Program at UofL (KCP), and Texas Roadhouse. The Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation provided funding for this event.
17th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration
Kosair Charities Clinical Translation Research Building
505 S. Hancock St.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Remarks at 3:45 p.m.
Mayor Greg Fischer
Heather French Henry, former Miss America 2000
Laura Jones, Miss Kentucky 2017
Donald M. Miller, MD, PhD, former director, James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Jason Chesney, MD, PhD, interim acting director, James Graham Brown Cancer Center