What:      The Shining Light Awards: Breast Cancer Awards that Motivate and Inspire presented by the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition

Who:   Honoring: Dennis Hallock, Capital School District; Mid-Delaware Imaging Accepted by Dr. Mahendra Parikh; Highmark Delaware Accepted by Tim Constantine; Deloris Donnelly and Victoria Cooke.

Featuring Remarks from: Dr. Karyl Rattay, director of the Division of Public Health

When: Friday, June 2, 2017 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Awards Program and Presentations

Where:   The Chase Center, Riverfront Ballroom, 815 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

Why:    The Shining Light Awards will recognize those who have made significant contributions to the advancements made toward ending breast cancer in Delaware and serve to motivate and inspire others to be champions of the cause. Awards will be presented to individuals and companies in the following categories: Vicky Cooke for the Inaugural “Victoria Cooke Leadership Award”; Deloris Donnelly for “Spotlight on Survivorship”; Dennis Hallock, Capital School District for “Spotlight on Philanthropy”; Mid-Delaware Imaging Accepted by Dr. Mahendra Parikh, for “Spotlight on Healthcare Delivery and Research”; and Highmark Delaware Accepted by Tim Constantine, for “Spotlight on Business”. The program will include breakfast and networking, along with awards presentations to each of the winners and a special welcome from Dr. Karyl Rattay, director of the Division of Public Health.

Individual tickets are $50 and sponsorships begin at $500. The event is sponsored by Mrs. Tatiana Copeland, The Bacchieri Family, Highmark Delaware, Eileen Filliben Edmunds & Nate Edmunds, SEI Investments, WSFS Bank, Corexcel, Delaware Today, Regional Hematology and Oncology, PA, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center at Christiana Care Health System, Mid-Delaware Imaging, Vicky Cooke, Carol Levin, Donna Stinson, Patricia Key, Linda and Jerry Powell, Alpaca Signs, Flowers by Yukie and Ronny’s Garden World (as of 5/31/17). Proceeds from the Shining Light Awards will benefit DBCC’s programs that increase breast cancer awareness, promote the importance of early detection, provide access to mammograms, and provide support and resources to men and women in the local community who are newly diagnosed or facing a recurrence of breast cancer. For more information about the event, please visit debreastcancer.org.