By Southwester Staff

The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TJBCF) invites all to join the celebration of its Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Wednesday, October 19, at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom and the TDJBCF Facebook live. 

The celebration will include invited guest speaker Dr. Lori Wilson, a two-time breast cancer survivor and Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity at Howard University Hospital and invited emcee and TDJBCF Honorary Board Member Reginald Van Lee, partner  and Chief Transformation Officer at Carlyle. The celebration will also include updates from Maddie Troy, Senior Development Manager for the Northeast region of the American Cancer Society and a musical performance.  

The TDJBCF will also participate in the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 22, and invite neighbors to join their Team Undaunted Determination which has a $8,000 goal in its effort to reach $100,000. The walk will be around the Tidal Basin, 300 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW, Washington, DC. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the program begins at 9:00 a.a.. To register or for more information on walk, email  

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