Circle of Promise Day

August 4th, 2017|

Susan G. Komen® San Diego, in collaboration with all of the women and organizations that are part of the African American Breast Health Partnership, is excited to present “Circle of Promise Day,” a day we recognize the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks. Henrietta Lacks was an African American woman whose cancer cells were used […]

Komen is working to change breast cancer disparities and achieving health equity

July 13th, 2017|

 

Pictured from left to right: Larleslie McDaniel, Komen Orange County Circle of Promise Community Resource Advocate, Dr. Sheri Prentiss, Komen Ambassador for the African American Health Equity Initiative, David Lacks Jr., Henrietta Lack’s grandson, Wendy Shurleds, Komen San Diego Circle of Promise Community Resource Advocate, and Dr. Suzanne Afflalo, Komen Circle of Promise advocate.

Susan G. […]

MLB Announces Our Own Wendy Shurelds as Honorary Bat Girl

May 5th, 2017|

Major League Baseball Announces Our Own Wendy Shurelds as Honorary Bat Girl here in San Diego.

Wendy Shurelds

Wendy Shurelds is passionate about living life to the fullest and turning every bad situation into a positive experience. In 2009, Wendy lost her mom in a workplace fatality, she found herself speaking in front of congress fighting for […]