Event is Wednesday in Lexington
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 27, 2015) — First Lady Jane Beshear today announced that Christine Clifford , humorist, author and CEO of The Cancer Club, will be the keynote speaker for the 18th annual Celebration of Hope, an event to honor breast cancer survivors and promote awareness. This year’s celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
Clifford is a breast cancer survivor and CEO of The Cancer Club, the world’s largest producer of humorous therapeutic products for people with cancer. Before her diagnosis, Clifford was senior executive vice president for The SPAR Group and a top salesperson in the multi-billion dollar retail service industry.
Former First Lady Judi Patton started the Celebration of Hope to celebrate breast cancer survivors and to help educate Kentuckians about the risks of the disease. This event brings together survivors, advocates, and their friends and families. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women – both nationally and in Kentucky.