February 2009

Avon Foundation Awards Grant to Memorial


Chattanooga, TN

The Avon Foundation Breast Care Fund awarded a $55,000 one-year grant to Memorial Health Care System. This is the eighth year that Memorial has received funding from the Avon Foundation to increase awareness of the benefits of early detection of breast cancer. The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at Memorial will continue outreach efforts through its Mobile Mammography program, which reaches 23 counties. For more information, contact Kathy Dittmar of the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at kathy_dittmar@memorial.org.