Susan G. Komen San Francisco Bay Area Award Recipients Honored – 4

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Susan G. Komen San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate announced four award recipients on October 26 at its 16(th) Annual Survivors Lunch at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco.

Presented by Anita Brink, Susan G. Komen SF Bay Area Affiliate Board President, the 2013 awards chosen from throughout nine Bay Area counties included a vintner, physical therapist, volunteer and real estate company whose actions have focused attention on the challenges of breast cancer survivors and the importance of early detection to save lives:

    --  Hope  Inspiration Award - Cheryl Indelicato, third generation vintner
        and proprietor, HandCraft wines, was honored for her community and
        grassroots activities including the 2013 HandCraft Breast Cancer Heroes
        Campaign honoring inspirational individuals in the breast cancer
        community, as well as her proactive participation in raising over $100K
        to fight breast cancer by leading HandCraft teams in the Komen 3-Day and
        Race for the Cure 5K races in five states.
    --  Joanne Horning You Can Make a Difference Award - Julie Wong, PT, CLT,
        Julie Wong's ProActive Clinic in San Francisco, was recognized for her
        quest to find solutions to problems associated with breast cancer
        surgery, which has led to important discoveries in physical therapy
        treatments. The clinic has also raised $30K for breast cancer research.
    --  Volunteer of the Year - Antoinette Harris was honored for generously
        donating her time and talent as a breast health ambassador and helping
        Komen in its mission to provide information about breast health.
    --  Partner in the Promise Award - Pacific Union Real Estate was
        acknowledged for its continuing support and efforts to attract new
        business and community allies in the fight against breast cancer. The
        Bay Area real estate company was a race sponsor and fielded one of the
        largest Komen SF Bay Area Race teams again this year.

Komen is the largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists. This year’s 16(th) Annual Susan G. Komen SF Bay Area Affiliate Survivors Lunch continued the tradition of honoring the contributions of time, talent and resources of Bay Area community members who go above and beyond the call of duty for the Susan G. Komen cause.

About the Susan G. Komen San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate
The Susan G. Komen San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate was founded in 1987 by Joanne and Rick Horning to take care of underserved women and their families who need help in their fight against breast cancer. The organization is volunteer-focused and directed. Its programs include educational outreach, public policy activities and local grants, as well as support for national medical and scientific research. Susan G. Komen SF Bay Area Affiliate joins more than 100,000 breast cancer survivors and activists around the world as part of the largest and most progressive network fighting breast cancer. For more information, please visit info@komensf.org or to make a donation www.komensf.org.

SOURCE Susan G. Komen San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate

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