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Y-ME to be honored

September 26, 1997

Y-ME to be honored

On Thursday, Oct. 9, Del. Louise V. Snodgrass, R-Frederick, Md., will present resolutions honoring Y-ME of the Cumberland Valley, the Hagerstown-based breast cancer support organization, and Joan Fell, its executive director.

Y-ME is being recognized for its "dedication and service to the community in promoting breast cancer awareness and education."

Fell will be cited "in recognition of her outstanding support and tireless dedication to breast cancer survivors."

Free services

Y-ME of the Cumberland Valley provides an array of free services including:

* A toll-free "hopeline" with answers to questions about breast cancer

* Breast cancer support groups

* Free mammograms for those in financial need

* Open-door education

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* Quarterly newsletter

* Prosthesis bank which provides free bras and breast prostheses

* Lending library

* Breast self-examination workshops

To reach Y-ME, call 301-791-5843, or 1-800-963-0101.

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