Southwest Resident Honored with Dr. Lori L. Wilson Conquering Cancer Award

By Southwester Staff On October 13, SW Civic Leader and Breast Cancer Champion Thelma D. Jones, Founder, Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), was selected as winner of the 2022 Dr. Lori L. Wilson Conquering Cancer Award. The award was presented by Carla D. Williams, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine & Public Health, and […]

October Events Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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 […]

Breast Cancer 101 Event Reaches Community

By Southwester Staff On Monday, July 11, the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), in collaboration with James Creek Resident Council, Syphax Gardens Resident Council, GOODProjects and the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) hosted Breast Cancer 101 at River Park in Southwest DC. Funded in part by a generous grant from the Friends of […]

Join Us for An Evening with Smith Center for Healing and the Arts

By Thelma D. Jones and Lisa Simms Booth Are you interested in learning more about the power of cancer programs, patient navigation and the impact of connection on healing? If so, join the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) as they welcome “An Evening with Smith Center for Healing and the Arts” on Wednesday, […]

Breast Cancer 101 Event to Offer Free Information, Mammography Registration

By Southwester Staff In partnership with GOODProjects, James Creek and Syphax Gardens Resident Councils and the SWBID, the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) is hosting Breast Cancer 101 on Monday, July 11, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at River Park, 1311 Delaware Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024. Free and open to […]

Breast Cancer Support Group Hosts Guests from Local Universities

By Southwester Staff The May meeting of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) Support Group welcomed Dr. Julie E. Bauman, newly appointed Director of the George Washington University Cancer Center, who spoke virtually from Arizona. Delivering a thought-provoking presentation which included personal stories, Bauman acknowledged that her career was shaped by her parents […]

Black History Month Celebration to Focus on Holistic Health 

By Southwester Staff Since 1987, Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) has hosted an annual Black History Month Celebration. This year, the SWNA History Task Force will partner with the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund for a Black History Celebration on Wednesday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.  The guest speaker will be Dr. Carla […]