Gerber Memorial to host cancer survivors’ brunch at Tamarac on Sept. 16
Fremont– Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial will host a cancer survivors’ brunch on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Tamarac from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Attendees to the event will enjoy a delicious, specially prepared nutritious brunch, presentations, stories of survival and an interactive, fun-filled cooking demonstration.
“Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial’s annual brunch is one small way we can celebrate and honor our friends and neighbors who have faced this disease with courage,” said Darcy Tussing, director of oncology. “The people we serve are a source of inspiration to us every day as they fight back against cancer. They show us what hope, healing and resolve mean, and we look forward to celebrating them.”
The 10th annual survivors’ brunch is held in partnership with the American Cancer Society. Among the highlights are presentations by Dianne Taylor-Chandler about how female cancer patients are coping through fly-fishing; Tussing, who will provide an overview of Gerber Memorial’s cancer services; Alice McKenna, who will talk about the emotional and psychological dimension of facing the disease; and others.
Cancer survivors will share their stories, and registered dietitian Jennifer Osantowski will lead an interactive cooking demonstration with the audience.
The event is free and open to the public, and anyone wishing to attend is advised to respond to Katie Mata at 616.551.4061 or by email at Katie.firstname.lastname@example.org.