C. Krueger Takes Helm of SLOCA as Executive Director
Christine Krueger has been hired as the first executive director of SLOCA, effective Sept. 23, President Beth Hudson has announced.
Christine has been an independent grant writer since 2002, and she has worked for SLOCA in that capacity on an hourly basis for two years. Her hiring as SLOCA’s first executive director fulfills a major goal set out in a strategic plan adopted in June by the SLOCA Board of Directors.
She will provide leadership and support for SLOCA’s ongoing programs and events, support the day-to-day office and administrative needs, oversee development and grant-writing, and help coordinate the work of volunteers. MORE
Holiday Cards On Sale Now
A snowy and pastoral scene with St. Louis' iconic Gateway Arch gleaming in the distance is featured on the 2013 holiday card published by SLOCA to raise funds and awareness.
The photo was shot by Carla Tuetken, a St. Louis artist, educator and supporter of SLOCA. The message reads, "Warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a joyous new year."
The cards will sell in packs of 10 for $15, which includes shipping and handling. You may order online or call the office at 314-966-7562 and leave a message.
Lisa Sienkiewicz and Nancy Larson Vomund chat with Virginia Kerr on KMOV-TV's Great Day St. Louis.
Christine Buck interviews Dr. Premal Thaker on KPLR-TV.
Check out Kay Quinn's promotion of Wear Teal Day on KSDK-TV.
Listen to Bo Matthews promoting Friday's Teal Day on WIL-FM, 92.3.
Brando chimes in on The Arch's PM Drive, at 106.5.
Hear Rise & Shine Chairwoman Michelle Abounader talk about the annual yoga event.
Joann Aldridge: Still Dancing 36 Years After Diagnosis
This first-person story is the fourth in a series by ovarian cancer survivors, written in observance of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
I celebrated my 74th birthday last month, more than 36 years after I was diagnosed with Stage III-C Ovarian Cancer and survived not only that, but a recurrence of the cancer five years later.
An ankle fracture in the summer of 1977 gave me an opportunity to combine my “down time’ with some pending exploratory surgery. I recall thinking it wasn’t urgent. But the surgery revealed two orange-sized ovarian tumors with metastasis. MORE
Read more stories of ovarian cancer survivors.
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