RICHMOND, VA (October 10, 2016) — In partnership with Henrico Health Department, Hitting Cancer Below the Belt, Inc. (HCB2) will giveaway up to 240 Fecal Immunochemical Tests (also known as FIT Kits) to uninsured patients who meet screening criteria as they arrive for Free Flu Shot Day, Wednesday, October 26. The two-site event is coordinated by the Henrico Health Department….
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RICHMOND, VA (September 22, 2016) — Hitting Cancer Below the Belt, Inc. (HCB2) partnered with MEDARVA at last week’s “Free Colonoscopy Day,” a community initiative to help the uninsured receive proper screenings for colon cancer. The event provided free colonoscopies to 21 uninsured individuals across Richmond. “Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second most deadly,” says HCB2…
HCB2’s efforts to “Strike Out Cancer” are being recognized! Richmond Family Magazine featured the event on their “Motivated Millenials” feature in early April, 2016. In the article, you can read about the event between Manchester and Clover Hill High Schools held on February 11, 2016. Students weigh in on their participation and the importance of education and early detection. Thanks for…
Chesterfield County Public Schools recently published a video highlighting our recent Strike Out Cancer event between Clover Hill and Manchester High Schools. We are so appreciative of their feature and their help getting the word out about colorectal cancer screening and prevention. Check out the video below, and we’ve also got some great pictures of the event.
Chesterfield County School recently featured the Strike Out Cancer event in an article on their website. The event pitted teams from Manchester and Clover Hill High Schools against one another and raised over $10,500. Read the full article Additionally, our local ABC affiliate, channel 8, had a feature story about the event:
The HCB2 crew will do just about anything to grab attention and raise awareness to colorectal cancer prevention. The “Gut & Butt Strut” flash mob is a part of HCB2’s Eat Clean, Get Screened educational campaign and the flash mob surprised many visitors at the Science Museum of Virginia in December 2014. Remember to avoid processed food, eat clean, and go…
On June 23, 2014, HCB2 presented a check for $16,000 to the American Cancer Society as part of its proceeds from the 2014 Boxer Brief Battle. The presentation took place at Toast Gastropub, who generously donated part of their proceeds for the entire day to HCB2. Thanks to all volunteers and participants for making this donation possible!
On Sunday, May 11, the Richmond Times Dispatch featured an article about Hitting Cancer Below the Belt and the upcoming Dazzling Denim! art show. Readers learned about colon cancer prevention and got a glimpse into the origins of HCB2. Read the article online or by clicking below. Art show and auction benefit colon cancer awareness and screening
Mindy Conklin and Dr. Andy Vorenberg appeared on CBS VA This Morning in March to promote early detection and upcoming HCB2 upcoming events the Dazzling Denim Art Show and the Boxer Brief Battle 5K for colorectal prevention. View the video below:
Heather H. Szajda practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, tax and corporate law. She is a member of the Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland and District of Columbia Bars. She currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Virginia Bar Trust and Estates Section, as President-elect of Commonwealth Community Trust, and as Secretary for the Trust Administrators Council of Richmond. She is a member of the Richmond Estate Planning Council and regularly volunteers her time at the Henrico County schools attended by her children. Ms. Szajda received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University in 1994 and her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1997. She obtained an LLM in taxation from Georgetown in 2000.
Renee is honored to join the HCB2 board and support the advancement of cancer prevention. Though she has extensive experience in both the public health and cancer nonprofit worlds, it is largely her own personal journey to health and well-being that informs her work and actions today. She understands, and lives, many of the issues surrounding taking care of oneself, such as eating for health, reducing stress, and having access to timely, affordable (and effective) care. Renee holds a Master of Public Health, a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, a heart for social justice, and an eye for art and design. Her spirit animal may or may not be the cat.