Entries by Judy Mindin

March Mets Meet Up: Virtual Support Group

Join us March 26th from 6:00pm – 7:00pm   Facilitated by Dr. Sandy Finestone, Clinical Psychologist and Breast Cancer Survivor. This is a small intimate group of women who relate to one another in personal ways to discuss concerns, share tips, share their experiences and support one another. This monthly telephone support group for women […]

ABCD Webinar: Applying Yoga and Meditation to your Daily Life

Join us March 27th from 6:30pm – 7:30pm (central time) Julie Rosenberg, MD is a physician executive as well as a certified yoga instructor. She is the author of Beyond the Mat: Achieve Focus, Presence, and Enlightened Leadership through the Principles and Practice of Yoga. Dr. Rosenberg will be speaking on applying the practice and philosophy […]

Betty Caldwell: Not the Same, but Better

The sun seems to shine just a little more brightly when Betty Caldwell is around. A striking woman with luminous hazel eyes and a warm smile, Betty has always approached life with a determined attitude. Her ambition led her to pursue a successful, decades-long career in management. She worked with city officials in championing efforts […]

Keith Mardak Challenge Grant is Underway!

Keith Mardak, Chairman and CEO of the Hal Leonard Corporation, has offered ABCD a four-year, $2 million challenge grant to launch the Mardak 2020 Breast Cancer Initiative, a comprehensive outreach program to increase awareness about ABCD’s free, personalized, non-clinical support services to anyone affected by breast cancer.  Matched in part with ABCD’s own fundraising, this […]

ABCD Webinar: Heart Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

February is American Heart Month. Breast cancer patients and survivors must “mind their hearts” during and after treatment. How can treatment affect your heart? How can you protect your heart? Learn the facts on Tuesday, February 27th at 6:30 PM Central time when ABCD presents a discussion about heart effects from breast cancer treatment with a […]

February Mets Meet Up

Join us Monday, February 26th 6:00pm – 7:00pm Central for our monthly Mets Meet-Up Support Call This is a small intimate group of women who relate to one another in personal ways to discuss concerns, share tips. share their experiences and support each other. This monthly telephone support group for women who are living with […]

ABCD New Mentor Training

Join ABCD staff and our team of healthcare partners March 12 – March 17 as we kick off New Mentor Training for 2018 with an ONLINE training. Become part of a “family” that understand breast cancer is much more than scans, biopsies, surgeries and treatment.  It requires support that is both reliable and consistent from […]

Maria “Mimi” Nieves – A Story of Reinvention

Mimi Nieves was used to being in control. A single mother with three young children, she worked full-time and always kept her household – and her life – running smoothly. As a member of the Latino community, and the youngest of eleven siblings, Mimi greatly valued her independence and her ability to handle challenges on […]

Save the Date – May 30th

ABCD’s Annual Celebration Date with a Plate Wednesday, May 30, 2018 5:30pm – 8:30pm InterContinental Milwaukee   First Annual Melodie Wilson Oldenburg Visionary Award as well as Power of One-to-One Award will be presented   Join us for an evening of inspiration as we honor Melodie Wilson Oldenburg’s legacy while looking toward the future of ABCD […]