Breast Cancer

Thank you for helping raise funds, awareness

The ladies' golf associations at Ford's Colony Country Club held their 19th annual golf tournament fundraiser on Oct. 6 to benefit breast cancer awareness, research into the causes and new trends in treatment. The Susan G. Komen-Tidewater organization, which also provides community grants to aid in diagnosis and assistance to women undergoing treatment, received close to $9,000 this year, and the cumulative total of funds raised since 1997 for the cause has now topped $200,000. In addition to prizes for the winners of the "fun" nine-hole tournament, there were over 50 door prizes donated by merchants and individuals, who responded with enthusiasm to the committee's requests. The...