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The Shining Light Awards

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition “Shining Light Awards” recognize those individuals, businesses and healthcare institutions who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of the early detection and treatment of breast cancer in the Greater Delaware region and who have served to motivate and inspire others to be champions of the cause. The 2017 awards will mark the fourth annual awards celebration.

Nominations are now closed. Thank you for participating. Winners will be announced soon.

Photos from last year’s event are available by clicking here.

Shining Light Awards Categories

Spotlight on Philanthropy is presented to an individual, family, or group with a proven record of exceptional philanthropic generosity, demonstrated leadership skills in volunteer fundraising in the community, and a commitment to encourage, motivate and inspire others to take leadership roles in philanthropy on behalf of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition.

Spotlight on Survivorship is presented to an individual who has contributed many years of service to the community of survivors in Delaware, has provided motivation through personal generosity, and offered inspiration to others by contributing time and energy to the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. A true role model!

Spotlight on Healthcare Delivery and Research is presented to the individual and/or organization who has a proven track record in improving health care outcomes and delivering the highest quality health care service and research opportunities to those diagnosed with breast cancer in Delaware.

Spotlight on Business is presented to a business or organization that has provided a unique level of service and support to the fight against breast cancer in Delaware with motivation and inspiration and who has promoted DBCC and its programs to its employees and throughout the community.

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The 2017 Award Recipients will be honored on June 2, 2017 at a reception at the Chase Center on the Wilmington Riverfront .

2016 Winners

Spotlight on Philanthropy
Dewey Goes Pink, the Philanthropic Efforts of Steve “Monty” Montgomery and Adam Howard
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Spotlight on Survivorship
Peggie Ball
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Spotlight on Healthcare Delivery and Research, Organization
Beebe Healthcare accepted by Dan Mapes Director of Diagnostic Services
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Spotlight on Healthcare Delivery and Research, Individual
The Honorable Nancy Cook
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Spotlight on Business
Currie Hair Skin Nails
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2015 Winners

Spotlight on Philanthropy
2015 Recipients - Sussex County Chapter Women’s Council of Realtors
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Spotlight on Survivorship
2015 Recipient – Jacquie Connell
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Spotlight on Healthcare Delivery and Research
2015 Recipient– Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute at Christiana Care Health System accepted by Nicholas J. Petrelli, MD, Zohra Ali Khan Catts, CGS, & Nora Katurakes, RN
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Spotlight on Business
2015 Recipient –  Delmarva Broadcasting Company of Central Delaware
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2014 Winners

Spotlight on Philanthropy
2014 Recipients - Stacey and Gregg Bacchieri

Spotlight on Survivorship
2014 Recipient – Betty Bours

Spotlight on Healthcare Delivery and Research
2014 Individual Recipient– Dr. Diana Dickson Witmer
2014 Organization Recipient – Bayhealth Medical Center

Spotlight on Business
2014 Recipient – Perdue Farms Milford Plant

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