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Breast Cancer Recovery Seeks Board Members for 2019

Monday, September 24, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Megan Purtell
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Applications of Interest accepted until October 4, 2018
Fitchburg, August 30, 2018-Breast Cancer Recovery (BCR) is seeking nominations for the Board of Directors with the term beginning January 1, 2019. The board of directors areseeking talented people who represent a wide range of professional skills and interests from throughout the state. There are a limited number of spots available on the Board at this time.
 
To Apply:Send resume and a cover letter describing why they would like to join the BCR Board of Directors byOctober 4, 2018 to megan@bcrecovery.org.
 
“Breast Cancer Recovery is fortunate to be led by some talented board members and we are looking for a few new faces to join our board of directors. Join our mission of providing environments for women breast cancer survivors to heal emotionally.” BCR chair Moira Klos said.
 
About the Board:
The board of directors lead staff, fundraising, programs and operations for Breast Cancer Recovery.
 
The term is 3 years, with an option for a second 3 year term. The board meets 6 - 8 times a year, with committee meetings monthly. Estimated time commitment: 2 - 3 hours per month.
 
While the board is volunteers, this is a working board in which members are expected to be involved with a variety of activities such as development, event planning, and programs, to name a few. BCR board members are also asked to represent the organization at events throughout the year.
 
BCR Committees
We are also looking for volunteers to join our Party on the Pier, and our Development & Outreach committees for the 2019 year. Next year will be our 22ndyear, and we invite all to help on a committee.
 
If you have 1- 2 hours a month available, please contact Megan Purtell,megan@bcrecovery.orgto assist in our planning of the 2019 year.
About Breast Cancer Recovery
The Breast Cancer Recovery Breast Cancer Recovery's mission is to provide environments for women breast cancer survivors to heal emotionally.All programs are designed and conducted by survivors for survivors.
 
Breast Cancer Recovery offers wellness retreats- Infinite Boundaries- for women in all stages of breast cancer - newly diagnosed, in treatment and many years finished with treatment. Women ages 21 - 80 have attended our retreats. Breast Cancer Recovery also offers an annual educational conference, Sharing the Knowledge, each November in Madison, Wis.
 
Founded in 1997 by Ann Haney, Breast Cancer Recovery is a member of the Wisconsin Cancer Council, and the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition. Breast Cancer Recovery networks with hospital staff, breast cancer support groups, nursing and oncology nursing associations, and hospital auxiliaries throughout the state of Wisconsin, and the upper Midwest.

Contact Us

6180 Verona Road, Suite 300
Fitchburg, WI 53719
Phone: (608) 661-4178 
Email: info@bcrecovery.org