CONTACT: DIANA LUNDELL
1309 John Colloton Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
email : email@example.com
NOTE TO EDITORS: Two of the patients/survivors have agreed to
be interviewed about their experiences with cancer, either in advance or
the day of the celebration. If you are interested, you may call Helen Sheets
at her home, at 354-5370, and/or Patty Ankrum at 335-9136 (work) or 354-0381
Third Annual Celebration of Life at UIHC
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Survivors of cancer will gather at the University
of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Sunday, June 1, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. for the
Third Annual Celebration of Life.
Adult and pediatric survivors of cancer and their family members and
friends are invited to the celebration, which is being held on the Colloton
A panel of patients and survivors cared for at UIHC will share their
experiences and answer questions. Panelists include Mike McCarron, Patty
Ankrum, Dayna Gronoski, and Shelby Myers-Yerhage. Owen Duffy will moderate
Guests will enjoy refreshments and the music of a local band, Black
Sheep. Clowns Ursey Pursey and Carrie Harnack will stroll the patio entertaining
participants, and children can have their faces painted.
For additional information, call Jeanette Peck at 356-2624.