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The Northwest Louisiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is hosting their 'Survivor' luncheon tomorrow, Saturday, June 14, 2014. According to Lindsay Dean, the event begins at 10am followed by brunch at East Ridge Country Club in Shreveport, LA and it will celebrate life after breast cancer.

Here's more about the event from Lindsay Dean:


Breast cancer survivors from ten northwest Louisiana parishes will gather together, along with family and friends, Saturday, June 14, 2014 at East Ridge Country Club to celebrate life after breast cancer.

The event is hosted by the Northwest Louisiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen and begins at 10:00 am with a silent auction, followed by the brunch.

Award winning communications specialist Janie Walters will be guest speaker for the event.  Walter is currently a professional speaker and corporate trainer as well as an author of two books, a devotional,  Develop the Habit of Joy, and Blow A Bubble Not A Gasket: 101 Ways To Reduce Stress And Add Fun To Your Life.

“Each year the Survivor Luncheon is a great way for women to reconnect and celebrate the journey and common bond they share as breast cancer survivors”, said Lindsay Dean, Executive Director of the NWLA.  This year’s event is chaired by Komen board vice president and local breast surgeon Dr. Julie Mook.

Tickets for the luncheon are $15.00 for breast cancer survivors and $25.00 for guests and are still available online at All of the proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen.  75% of the proceeds raised will stay here in our ten parish service area and fund breast health education and screening mammograms.  25% goes to breast cancer research.

For more information about the NWLA Affiliate and the survivor luncheon, please visit or call 318 220 7050.

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