MEDIA ADVISORY: Horses and Hope breast cancer awareness event at Turfway Park with Heather French Henry

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    WHO: 

    Heather French Henry, Miss America 2000 and Miss Kentucky 1999

    Breast Cancer Survivors

    WHAT: 

    Horses and Hope: A Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the Races, sponsored by the Kentucky Cancer Program at the University of Louisville

    WHEN: 

    Friday, March 15

    Registration opens at 5:30 p.m., First race at 6:15 p.m.

    WHERE:  

    Turfway Park, 7500 Turfway Rd., Florence, Ky.

    WHY: 

    Horses and Hope is a project of the Kentucky Cancer Program to increase cancer education, screening and treatment referral among Kentucky’s horse industry population and other groups. Screenings and events are held across the state in collaboration with the Horses and Hope Cancer Screening Van. For more information, call 1-877-326-1134 or visit horsesandhope.org.

    Contact: 

    Betty Coffman, 502-852-4573, betty.coffman@louisville.edu

    Connie Sorrell, director of the Kentucky Cancer Program, 502-494-9491, connie.sorrell@louisville.edu

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    Betty Coffman
    Betty Coffman is a Health Communications Specialist, working on the Health Sciences Campus with departments in the School of Medicine. A UofL alumna and Louisville native, she served as a writer and editor for local and national publications and as an account services coordinator and copywriter for marketing and design firms prior to joining UofL’s Office of Marketing and Communications.