Entries by Judy Mindin

Mentor Connect

NEW for Mentors ! Beginning in June, we will host Mentor Connect conference calls. This is an opportunity to talk with other Mentors as well as to share your experiences and feedback. During this first call, we will discuss: How often would you like to meet? What are the best days and times for the […]

June Mets Meet-Up

Mets Meet-Up Telephone Support Group Monday, June 25, 2018 6:00-7:00 PM Central 712-451-0965 Access Code: 844752 Join us for our monthly group discussion. This is a small, confidential group for anyone who lives with metastatic breast cancer to address concerns, share experiences, and discuss news in the metastatic breast cancer community.  Please share this information; […]

ABCD Speaks with OnMilwaukee

“We connect people with Mentors who can share their experience going through chemo, or offer tips and tricks that they had to survive the holidays while feeling ill, or share how she navigated a sticky situation when talking to their child about why mommy has no hair.” Some of the connections ABCD makes turn into […]

ABCD Mentor Nichole Kutmas will be the Milwaukee Brewers 2018 Honorary Bat Girl

The Honorary Bat Girl program was introduced league-wide in 2009 to raise additional awareness and support for the annual “Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative celebrated on Mother’s Day. In nine years, thousands of unique testimonials have been submitted and hundreds of individuals have been honored. In 2018, MLB Clubs each selected their respective […]

ABCD Attends Triage Cancer Conference

May 5th ABCD Match Specialist, Minerva Cornejo along with ABCD Mentor, Maria Nieves attended the Triage Cancer Conference held at the Marriott Hotel in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Triage Cancer is a national non-profit providing cancer survivorship education for patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, support organizations and healthcare professionals. This conference focused on advocacy and current policies, helping […]

ABCD at The Wisconsin Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium

ABCD was pleased to be invited to be a member of the planning committee for the third annual Wisconsin Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium. Held on May 1st at Manpower Headquarters in downtown Milwaukee; Match Specialists, Betsey Bryant and Minerva Cornejo shared ABCD information with patients, clinicians and advocates as well as learned about the latest […]

Plum Media Recognized for Project with ABCD

“It was an honor to work with Plum Media. Their creative team was able to capture the heart and soul of ABCD in a powerful and compassionate way that truly showcases our mission,” said Leanne Mindin, ABCD’s Communications and External Relations Associate for this video. “We are looking forward to working side by side with […]

Morgan Oldenburg: Carrying on a Legacy, Her Own Way

Morgan Oldenburg isn’t one to seek the spotlight. But as the eldest daughter of the late Melodie Wilson Oldenburg, Morgan recognizes her role in carrying on an important legacy in the Milwaukee community. Her mother, an Emmy award-winning journalist, local anchorwoman, and television reporter, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992; seven years later, she […]