Tag Archives: Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance

To run, or not to run: Are charity races worth the effort?

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting We’ve officially entered race season, folks. No, I’m not talking the Derby, but charity races, which seem to be as ubiquitous these days as silent auctions and other nonprofit fundraising stand-bys. A recent SmartMoney article … Continue reading

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JVA to participate in COCA run/walk for ovarian cancer

By Julia Alvarez, JVA Consulting On Saturday, June 4, 11 JVA staff members will lace up their running and walking shoes to participate in Jodi’s Race for Awareness (JRA), the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance’s (COCA) annual 5K and one-mile race … Continue reading

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COCA holds first annual Race for Awareness

by Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting According to the American Cancer Society: Ovarian cancer is the ninth most common cancer among women A woman’s risk of getting this type of cancer is 1 in 71 In order to raise funds and … Continue reading

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The ‘personal is political’ and the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance march on Friday

By Janine Vanderburg JVA Consulting President Coming of age in the late 1960s and early ’70s, the feminist concept of the “personal is political” resonated deeply with me. Awakened to and outraged by the constant affronts to women (I’ll never … Continue reading

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Why you should support the Breast and Women’s Reproductive Cancer Fund

By Janine Vanderburg I’ve had a lot of interesting experiences in my career, and a particular memorable one was my involvement in 1990 in helping to plan community-based family resource centers.  We were trying to bring together groups that had … Continue reading

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