Novato, CA (PRWEB) May 7, 2008
Brayton Purcell is proud to be a sponsor for the 9th Annual "Honor Thy Healer" awards ceremony, dinner and fundraiser held by Zero Breast Cancer. The celebration honors those special individuals who have played a healing role in the lives of those diagnosed with breast cancer. Honorees at the event include Dr. Mhel Kavanaugh-Lynch, director of the California Breast Cancer Research Program, for her leadership in community breast cancer research. Dr. Bobbie Head, Dr. Marc Hurlbert, Ysabel Duron, and Leanne Greentree join Dr. Kavanaugh-Lynch as honorees of the event. Serving as honorary chair is Cheryl Jennings, news anchor ABC-7 KGO-TV news.
The reception will began at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 at the Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, California. Dinner and awards will began at 7 p.m. This year's raffle prize is an incredibly beautiful handmade quilt Bay Area quilter, Lori Parrini-Adamus. Ms. Parrini-Adamus has been sewing for most of her life and quilting for the past five years.
About Zero Breast Cancer
Zero Breast Cancer is a nonprofit organization and an established leader in conducting breast cancer research. They are dedicated to defining the causes of breast cancer and identifying the role environmental factors play in the development of breast cancer. They actively promote and highlight important research projects, educational opportunities, and events that help draw attention to the Bay Area's breast cancer problem. To learn more about Zero Breast Cancer please visit http://www.breastcancerwatch.org/home.html.
About Brayton Purcell's Community Activities
Brayton Purcell, a California-based law firm specializing in asbestos law throughout the United States, is active in local and national causes. The groups Brayton Purcell supports include the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the Alzheimer's Association, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization and the Novato Human Needs Center. Local activities have included sponsoring these fundraisers: Climb California, Labor Day At the Lake, A Night in Tuscany, Bike for Breath (American Lung Association), Blow the Whistle on Asthma (American Lung Association), Stepping Out to Celebrate Life (Breast Cancer Foundation), and Bowl for Kids' Sake (Big Brothers, Big Sisters).