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White Linen and Wine Event – In Honor  of Anne Boles and Michael Worley

White Linen and Wine Event – In Honor of Anne Boles and Michael Worley

Written by: Teri Hasemeyer Published in: Hampton Cove Magazine, Issue: May 2013 The Russel Hill Cancer Foundation held its 4th Annual White Linen and Wine event at Clearview Cancer Institute on Saturday, February 16, 2013 in honor of cancer survivors Anne Boles and Michael Worley. Guests who arrived at the event were greeted with glasses of complimentary blush champagne to enjoy while perusing items available for bid at the extravagant silent auction. The evening included an upscale wine tasting, which featured an amazing array of wines, all rated 90 points and above, with catering by Lyn’s Gracious Goodness. An exciting...

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Sipping for a Cause: White Linen and Wine

Sipping for a Cause: White Linen and Wine

Written by: Melissa Gerrish Photos by: Peter Carmosino Published in: Huntsville EVENT Magazine, May/June 2013, Volume: 7 Issue: 3 The Russel Hill Cancer Foundation held a White Linen and Wine fundraiser on February 16, 2013, at Clearview Cancer Institute. The event, which raised more than $75,000, honored cancer survivors Anne Boles and Michael Worley. More than 350 attended the 5th annual event. Guests enjoyed an upscale wine tasting, catering by Lyn’s Gracious Goodness, live music by Replay Band, as well as live and silent auctions. Donna Johnson, executive director of the Foundation, and Jim Harris formed the idea for the...

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UAH Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Donates $20,000 to Cancer Research

UAH Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Donates $20,000 to Cancer Research

Written by: Pat Ammons Published on: www.al.com HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — A University of Alabama in Huntsville fraternity donated $20,000 to the Russel Hill Cancer Foundation Friday to support cancer research following the death of a fraternity brother. Alpha Tau Omega member Paul Salmon died in March 2007 from leukemia. Since then, the Theta Pi chapter at UAH has dedicated their Battle of the Buffalo fundraiser to cancer research. “They are amazing. You”ve never met college kids like these,” said Donna Johnson, executive director of the Russel Hill Cancer Foundation. “They care about their community, and it comes across in everything that...

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On the Job with Donna Johnson

On the Job with Donna Johnson

Written by: Melissa Gerrish Photo by: Sarah Cole Published on: www.al.com Name: Donna Johnson Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology with research emphasis from the University of Alabama in Huntsville Experience: Non-profit Organization Management; National Children’s Advocacy Center, National Children’s Alliance, The Volunteer Center of Huntsville/Madison County, Madison County Court Appointed Juvenile Advocates, Russel Hill Cancer Foundation Job title: Executive Director Employer: Russel Hill Cancer Foundation Number of employees: “Four, and many faithful volunteers.” Job description: “I am responsible for working with the Foundation’s Board of Trustees toward consistent achievement of the mission (support of bold, innovative cancer research, education and patient assistance), and financial objectives to include: asset...

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