ECHN’s Celebrating A Special You Event Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Nov 10, 2011 -  MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT –Eastern Connecticut Health Network’s (ECHN) Celebrating a Special You event was held on October 18 at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Over 150 people listened to a keynote talk by author, humorist and breast cancer survivor, Eileen Kaplan.

All attendees enjoyed hors d’oeuvres prior to the presentation and received a giveaway bag filled with important information on breast health. In addition, everyone received a signed copy of Eileen’s book, “Laughter is the Breast Medicine” and had the opportunity to have it personalized by Eileen.


Attendees enjoy refreshments and some socialization before the program.


Author, humorist and breast cancer survivor Eileen Kaplan shares her journey through breast cancer and how laughter and a positive attitude helped her heal physically, mentally and emotionally.


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