Thank you from Community Health Advisor Manager

by Sep 16, 2013OPINIONS0 comments

 Please welcome the new Community Health Advisors who will be going out into your communities.  These Community Health Advisors will help educate and navigate men and women to Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screenings.   They completed the American Cancer Society training in August.  A BIG thank you to all of you for wanting to make a difference:  Brenda Cruz, Kathy Kalonaheskie, Clora Long, Harold Long, Wanda McCoy, Stacy Rogers, Debbie Sexton, Jim Sexton, Megan Terrell, and Lulie Youngdeer.

We would like to thank Sallie Arch, Bernice Bottchenbaugh, Wanda McCoy and Sis Cabe for helping make changes to curriculum for the program.

Thank you to the Community Network Partners who helped to make this program a reality and your continued efforts:  Sis Cabe, Megan Terrell, Debbie Sexton, Jim Sexton, Casey Cooper, Sara McClellan Welch, Francis Owle Smith, Bill Taylor, Wanda McCoy, Charlotte Littlejohn, Sally Penick, Cindy Lambert, Judy Lambert, Debbie West, Darrell Ross, Terri Morris, Harold Long, Aneva Turtle-Hagberg, Sonya Wachacha.

Thank you to our supporters: Principal Chief Michell Hicks, Vickie Bradley, and Dr. Michael Toedt.

We would like to also thank the Guest Facilitators who helped teach at our August training:  Molly Black, Sis Cabe, Jim Sexton, Dr. Michael Toedt, Sonya Wachacha, and Dr. Blythe Winchester.

Thank you to our Community Coordinator who has volunteered numerous hours to make the program happen: Harold Long.

Last but not least, thank you to those who promoted the program and helped get the word out about our Community Health Advisor Program for the EBCI at the Relay for Life Event:  Wanda McCoy, Clora Long, Chance Bryant, Madison Backwater, Briar Standingdeer, and Dustin Smith.

I want to thank you all from the very bottom of my heart for all your help and commitment towards making a difference.


Nancy Long,

Community Health Advisor Manager for the EBCI through the American Cancer Society