Colors of Cancer Focus on Lavender Ribbon

Lavender Ribbon

When the usual Sprinkle Pink for Breast Cancer awareness in the Bitterroot Valley expanded to the Colors of Cancer, one of the biggest advocates for the Pink Ribbon and breast cancer awareness chose to lead the Lavender Team representing all cancers.

Susan Wetzsteon, Mikesell’s Fine Jewelry employee, has participated in Sprinkle Pink fundraising for seven years and starting with making a raffle quilt. She tuned into breast cancer awareness because her best friend died from breast cancer four years ago.

Wetzsteon said her change from pink to lavender was brought about by a Facebook post.

“Right after the information came out about the Colors of Cancer Stephanie (Roebke) posted something on Facebook about the need to have a bigger awareness for all kinds of cancer because her daughter dealt with cancer as a young child and it opened my heart,” Wetzsteon said through tears. “I lost Jaime (Grant) but so many people in my life have been affected by cancer so we need awareness for everybody.”

Read More

Categories

Events

  • Kahulanui Hawaiian Swing

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in collaboration with the Bitterroot Preforming Arts Council are bringing a fabulous educational outreach class to our community. Join us for an ...

  • Colors of Cancer 5K Fun Run

    The Daly Hospital Foundation and Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital present the 2019 Colors of Cancer 5K Fun Run! Welcome runners, walkers, strollers, families, and Colors of ...

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital offers a full American Safety and Health Institute BLS course. BLS for Healthcare Providers Course covers core material such as adult and ...

  • Marcus Daly Balance Program

    Older individuals are more likely to have impairments resulting in balance issues and an increased risk of falling. This can result in being less independent at home and even ...

  • ASHI First Aid, CPR and AED

    This ASHI First Aid, CPR and AED is a one day class from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to ...

prev next

What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "Corvallis Family Practice- is the most amazing clinic! I am so very thankful for all the amazing people that make CFP possible-I have the most complete and total confidence in all of you-thanks so much."
    - Anonymous
  • "I have had very good Lab tests for over a year-nurse call to inform me the results and directions for change (if any) in meds and when to return for my next test. The lab tech does painless blood draw-always efficient (and) professional."
    - Anonymous
  • "Overall, I felt well cared for as a patient of Dr. Calderwood. This includes the entire staff. I have and always will recommend him to anyone who is looking for an optometrist."
    - Anonymous