Award Recipients

The Breast Cancer Coalition presents two awards at our annual ARTrageous Affair Breast Cancer Gala. The members of the Advocacy Committee nominate candidates for the Advocate’s Spirit Award.

We invite YOU to submit your nomination of a health care provider who exemplifies a “Heart & Hands” approach through individual and/or community care, for consideration to receive this year’s “Heart & Hands” Award at the ARTrageous Affair.

Awards Page 2016 revised2Heart & Hands Past
Award Recipients

2019 – Charlene Connors, MD

2018 – Nancy Gadziala, MD
Alissa J. Huston, MD
Judy Zeeman-Golden, LCSW
2015Marcia Krebs, MD
2014 Kitty Forbush, RN
2013Marilyn N. Ling, MD
2012 – Alexander J. Solky, MD
2011 – Sandra Sabatka, LMSW
2010 – Victoria U. Nugent, RN, NP

Advocate’s Spirit Past
Award Recipients

2019Senator Pamela Helming

2018 Beverly Canin
Candice A. Lucas, EdD, MBA
Michael F. Nozzolio, NYS Senator
2015Harry B. Bronson,
NYS Assembly Member

2014Joseph E. Robach, NYS Senator
2013Lila Bluestone
2012 – Katrina Smith Korfmacher, PHD
2011 – The Andrew & Helen Pluta Family
2010 – Phyllis Connelly, Breast Cancer Coalition Chair Emeritus

– Susanne Callan-Harris, PT, MS, LLC
2008 – Maggie Brooks, Monroe County Executive
2007 – Christopher Caldwell, MD
2006 – James S. Alesi, NYS Senator
2005 – Jennifer Griggs, MD
2004 – Wende Logan Young, MD