Lister Knowlton VFW Auxiliary Donates to the Jefferson Cary Cancer Center
The Lister Knowlton VFW Auxiliary Post #9389 in Caribou, has sponsored the Miss Caribou and Little Miss Caribou pageants for the past several years, and have donated the proceeds raised by the event to the Jefferson Cary Cancer Center, (JCCC), through the Jefferson Cary Foundation at Cary Medical Center. This year’s donation was $1,500 and will be used to assist patients undergoing treatment. Auxiliary Post members have donated $4,500 over the past three years with past proceeds used to purchase a new Chemotherapy Rocking Chair for patients.
On hand for this year’s check presentation at the Jefferson Cary Cancer Center are, (L-R), Lister Knowlton VFW Auxiliary Members Shirley Dumas and Pageant Director Cheryl Bossie; 2019 Little Miss Caribou Mallory Maynard; 2019 Miss Caribou Grace Gallagher; Auxiliary President Patricia Edgecomb, presenting the check to Tamra Kilcollins, Jefferson Cary Foundation Executive Director; Kaitlyn Umphrey, RN, JCCC Patient Navigator and Chemotherapy Nurse; and Jennifer Plant, RN, JCCC Nurse Manager.
With the center’s new chemotherapy rocking chair are (seated), 2019 Miss Caribou Grace Gallagher, and 2019 Little Miss Caribou Mallory Maynard; (standing, L-R), Kaitlyn Umphrey, RN; Shirley Dumas, Patricia Edgecomb, Cheryl Bossie and Jennifer Plant, RN.