Mariposa Magazine Is Making a Difference and Receives Special Recognition from the American Cancer Society!

Emily Hahn, Publisher & Editor Receives Award

Emily Hahn, Publisher & Editor Receives Award

The Los Angeles region of the American Cancer Society awarded Mariposa Magazine a special recognition award on September 13, 2012.  Mariposa Magazine partnered with the American Cancer Society to increased cancer awareness among the growing Hispanic population and promoted Making Strides of San Fernando Valley as a $5000 media sponsor.

Mariposa Magazine highlighted during awards dinner

Mariposa Magazine highlighted during awards dinner

This ncluded survivor and volunteer stories, Society breast and colon cancer screening guidelines, volunteer opportunities information about Society patient services, and two Making Strides of San Fernando Valley ads in Mariposa Magazine and website with a link to cancer.org.  Mariposa Magazine’s 30 minute radio show on 1390am Nueva Vida featured California division board member Dr. Felix Aguilar and volunteer Dr. Sandra Cruz reaching 1.2 million Latinos in Southern California.  The project was an innovative volunteer and staff collaboration which serves as a model for other ACS areas serving large Latino communities.  It demonstrates the value of developing expanding and maintaining relationships with key Latino media outlets.

READ THESE OTHER CANCER RELATED POSTS:

Penny Marie Mendoza                                                                                                                        http://www.mariposamagazine.com/penny-marie-mendoza/

My Mother Died of Colon Cancer                                                                                                                   http://www.mariposamagazine.com/my-mother-died-of-colon-cancer-but-cancer-screening-saves-lives/

Facing Down The Big C                                                                                                                                   http://www.mariposamagazine.com/facing-down-the-big-c-lourdes-colon/

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Emily is publisher and editor-in-chief of Mariposa Magazine. She's passionate about the hugely important role that Latinas play in the well-being and advancement of their families. She writes about Latina success stories and observations on life.

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