BCW announces the recipients of the BCW Awards 2015

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Lake of the Ozarks, MO, January 27, 2016 – Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine announces the recipients of the BCW Awards 2015. Individuals and organizations are nominated by their peers for making a difference by sharing their skills, gifts, compassion and leadership. They exemplify what is good in the world.

Awards were presented in the following categories:

National Breast Cancer Nonprofit of the Year – Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Bela Cynwyd, PA

Community Breast Cancer Nonprofit of the Year – Sarah McLean Foundation, Edmond, OK

Breast Cancer National Leader of the Year – Karen Jackson, Houston, TX

Breast Cancer Lifetime Achievement Award – Christine Horner, MD, San Diego, CA

Breast Cancer Community Leader of the Year – Dorothy Gibbons, Houston, TX

Breast Cancer Advocate of the Year – Roxanne Martinez, Forth Worth, TX

Thriving Caregiver of the Year – Nada Crowder, Milwaukee, WI

Oncology Nurse Navigator of the Year – Carol Bush, Rose Hill, KS

Mastectomy Fitter of the Year – Sara Colson, Las Vegas, NV

Breast Cancer Blogger of the Year – Barbara Jacoby, Sherman Oaks, CA

Breast Cancer Wellness Ambassador of the Year – Heather Tewell Youngs Grace, Chapel Hill, NC

Breast Cancer Wellness Thriver of the Year – Brenda Best, San Diego, CA


Nominations for the BCW Awards 2016 begin October 1, 2016. Additional information and nomination forms will be available at: http://www.breastcancerwellness.org/bcwawards/.

Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine is now in its 11th year in print. It offers great stories of inspiration; informative articles on treatment; and many different avenues for help and support.

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou, 1928 – 2014


Contact: Beverly Vote, Publisher

Phone: (573) 873-3444

Email: beverly@breastcancerwellness.org

Web: www.breastcancerwellness.org