Monthly Archives July 2013

Intern-esting Summer: Asia Adona

Asia Adona is new to the CYB team, and is ecstatic to be serving as the 2013-2014 Washington State University Ambassador. She is home from WSU this summer beginning her work on outreach and party planning for the 2013-2014 school year. Asia will be returning to Pullman in early August and is very excited to be moving back in to her sorority, Alpha Phi. As Director of Marketing Alpha Phi, Asia will be preparing for the 1,000+ girls expected to go through WSU Greek Recruitment in August. She looks forward to continue reaching out to the Pullman/Spokane community about breast cancer, especially the incoming freshmen, and hopes to have a very successful year with Check Your Boobies!

 

See you soon for another addition to 20 Questions!

date:  Jul 19, 2013 comments:  0
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20 Questions: Mara Langer

 

We’re starting a new series of 20 questions so you can get to know more about the CYB family! First up, Mara Langer! Mara heads our Bay Area chapter and is a two-time breast cancer survivor. She resides in San Mateo with her husband David Langer, and their two young children, Malia and Ari.

 

 

 ^ ^ ^ Mara, right, at the CYB Annual Party & Fundraiser this past May!

 

Let’s get started!

1.     ANY NICKNAMES?  Mara B

2.     WHAT IS YOUR FULL TIME JOB?  Three part-time jobs. 

3.     FIRST THING YOU DO WHEN YOU WAKE UP? Embarrassed to admit I check my emails.

4.     FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION?  Shabbat dinner with my family

5.     WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU WERE A KID?  Astronaut

6.     FAVORITE TV SHOW?  All CSIs

7.     IF YOU COULD BE ANYONE (LIVING OR DEAD), WHO WOULD IT BE?  Golda Meir

8.     WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL?  Oatmeal

9.     IF YOU COULD SNAP YOUR FINGERS AND APPEAR SOMEWHERE ELSE, WHERE WOULD YOU BE? London

10.   FAVORITE SONG/ARTIST OF THE MOMENT? Bruno Mars

11.   FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH? Soccer

12.   LAST MOVIE YOU WATCHED?  Cannot remember it’s been so long!

13.   YOU WIN A MILLION DOLLARS AND GIVE HALF TO A CHARITY OF YOUR CHOICE. WHICH CHARITY WOULD IT BE AND WHAT DO YOU DO WITH THE OTHER HALF? CYB Charity, other half to spend on a family vacation.

14.   ON SATURDAYS, I LIKE TO… SLEEP and play with the kids.

15.   BEST DESSERT YOU HAVE EVER HAD? profiteroles

16.   WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PET PEEVE? Adults who don’t wear bike helmets, while riding with their kids (who are wearing helmets)

17.   IF YOU COULD VISIT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD IT BE AND WHY?  Nepal to climb the Himalayas

18.   IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE SUPER POWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE? Fly

19.   WHAT ACHIEVEMENT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF IN YOUR LIFETIME? Being a mother

20. What motto/mantra do you live by?

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching

Love like you’ll never be hurt,

Sing like there’s nobody listening,

And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

21. WHY CYB? To make a difference in the world…empower and educate others to care for their bodies, trust their instincts and get professional help when needed.

 

date:  Jul 09, 2013 comments:  0
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Intern-esting Summers: Jennifer

 

Jennifer is at UCLA this summer taking classes and working for the UCLA New Student and Transition Programs where she provides academic counseling for incoming freshman at their orientation and advises families to ease the transition of the student into the university.  In addition, she is volunteering as a camp counselor at Camp Ronald McDonald, a camp for children struggling with cancer.  After a year with Check Your Boobies, she decided to volunteer for the UCLA Athena Breast Health Program in Santa Monica and looks forward to continue reaching out to the community about breast cancer, hoping to have an even more successful year with Check Your Boobies.

Keep checking back for more updates on our interns and staff coming soon!

date:  Jul 02, 2013 comments:  0
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Oh my, it’s July and it’s time to Check Your Boobies!

July Check Your Boobies

Oh my, it’s July and it’s time to Check Your Boobies.

- Have fun with the kids while they’re on school vacation and make them the reason to Check Your Boobies.

 – 4th of July is a wonderful time of the year to celebrate with family and friends. Celebrate your health and remember to Check Your Boobies!

 – Use some free time to call a friend and tell her to Check HER Boobies.

Click here to learn how to Check Your Boobies.

This year, why not support Check Your Boobies parties with a donation to sponsor a Check Your Boobies party?

date:  Jul 01, 2013 comments:  0
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