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Sen. Ranzenhofer announces launch of free writing workshops in Batavia for survivors of breast and gynecologic cancer

By Billie Owens
Press release:
This week Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer announced to breast and gynecological cancer survivors in Genesee County that the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (BCCR) is offering a free, five-week writing workshop beginning on Saturday, March 3.
“I commend the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester for sponsoring this important program, and I encourage breast and gynecologic cancer survivors in Genesee County to participate,” said Ranzenhofer.
The Voices & Visions workshop will run for five consecutive Saturdays through March 31st. Each class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 300 E. Main St. in Batavia.
Kathy Simpson, a retired licensed mental health counselor, will lead the classes, which are limited to 12 participants.
Advance registration is required.
For more information or to register, contact BCCR Regional Programs & Outreach Director Tracy Brown by phone at (585) 473-8177 or by email,
About BCCR’s Voices & Visions
Voices & Visions is an exciting program that gives those who have received a diagnosis of breast cancer or gynecologic cancer an opportunity to explore and express their feelings through writing. This warm and supportive group is led by a professional, sensitive instructor. Writing has proven to be very therapeutic for cancer survivors. No previous writing experience necessary!
Additional information is also available on BCCR’s website here.

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By Ruth Harper-Rhode

A 1-mile walk and 5K/10K race, as well as entertainment and family activities. All funds raised by the Warrior Walk support the activities of the Judy DiMarzo Cancer Survivorship Program at Wilmot Cancer Institute.

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