Monday, January 24, 2022
Pink Speaker Series – Aimee Lily Lazarus, MA
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
The beginning of each year is a new moment for hopeful reflection.  Certified Life Coach Aimee Lily Lazarus, MA, will facilitate and lead our group to discover simple tools to offer strength, comfort, and support to friends and breast cancer survivors this upcoming year.  An opportunity to connect, get grounded, and discover the truth of who we are in our hearts and what matters the most to us.  We welcome everyone to join us. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Monday, December 13, 2021
Peer to Peer Connection – with Pink Peers
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
“Holiday Positivity” is an opportunity to chat and connect with Pink Peers, share experiences, and provide support in a comfortable and confidential environment.  The virtual gathering is open to all breast cancer survivors, including those who are newly diagnosed, to find mutual support. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Saturday, November 20, 2021
Davis Turkey Trot
8:20 am
Join our Pink Team at the Davis Turkey Trot on Sat. Nov. 20th! Walk with us and visit our Thriving Pink booth for hot chocolate and coffee. Sign-up for the two mile walk/jog here: https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Davis/DavisTurkeyTrot. We are meeting at 6th and B St. at 8:20 am. (Starts at 8:45 am, and we are meeting earlier to meet up as a group to walk together). Looking forward to seeing everyone at this festive community event right before Thanksgiving!

Monday, November 8, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Whitney Hasty
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Our guest speaker, Whitney Hasty is a BOC Certified Fitter and Manager at Enhance. Join us to learn about helpful garments and post surgery items for healing and comfort – vests, mastectomy bras/camisoles, prothesis, pads, compression garments, and other clothing items for style, proper fit, and insurance coverage. 
This will be a positive and engaging opportunity.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Monday, October 25, 2021
Peer to Peer Connection – with Pink Peers
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
“A Cup of Conversation” for those diagnosed with breast cancer to connect with others on the same journey. Pink Peers are here to chat with you, share experiences, and provide support in a comfortable and confidential environment.  The gathering is open to all breast cancer survivors, including those who are newly diagnosed, to find mutual support. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Saturday, October 23, 2021
Morning Walk
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a physically distanced outdoor morning walk with masks.  Meeting at UCD Arboretum by shovel archway.  Park at Davis Commons. Enjoy the scenic 40 min walk which is open to everyone.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, October 11, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Dr. Gloria Petruzzelli
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Our guest speaker, Dr. Petruzzelli is a licensed clinical psychologist and mindfulness teacher. Her focus for this workshop will be on the importance of healthy and consistent boundaries for self-care.
She brings over 10 years of experience in the area of positive psychology techniques, mindfulness based cognitive approaches, and lifestyle approaches.RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Monday, September 27, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Kristie Howlett, NP
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Kristie Howlett has a telemedicine practice through Howlett Integrative Cancer Care to increase the immune function and decrease toxicity of treatment for those going through treatment into survivorship.  She has over 14 years of experience as an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist with a post masters degree in Adult-Geriatric Care. 
RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Morning Walk
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us for a physically distanced outdoor morning walk with masks.  Meeting at Tandem Properties (3500 Anderson Rd, Davis) to walk a scenic 1.5 mile loop by the Northstar Lake.  The walk is open to everyone.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, September 13, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Melissa Williams, MD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Dr. Williams will provide updates from the 2021 ASCO Conference: American Society of Clinical Oncology highlighting recent advances in breast cancer treatment.
This session does not address individual medical situations, but does provide an informative overview of the horizon of breast cancer care.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
10:00 am to 3:00 pm, County Fair Fashion Mall (1264 Gibson Rd, Woodland.  Enter the right side of WalMart).  Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads this wonderful group.  Join us to make quilts, face masks, heart-shaped mastectomy recovery pillows, and other special items as thoughtful gifts to support our Thriving Pink community. Lots of space at the mall!  Masks recommended. Beginners are welcome! Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, August 23, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Elizabeth Fulmer, Reiki Practitioner
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Reiki is a practice which provides calming stress-relief, helps to alleviate insomnia, and can provide a feeling of overall balance and well-being. This workshop includes an overview of the history and principles of Reiki. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Morning Walk
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join us for a physically distanced outdoor morning walk with masks.  Meeting at Tandem Properties (3500 Anderson Rd, Davis) to walk a scenic 1.5 mile loop by the Northstar Lake.  The walk is open to everyone.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, July 26, 2021
Peer to Peer Connection – Pink Peers
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
“A Cup of Conversation” for those diagnosed with breast cancer to connect with others on the same journey. Pink Peers are here to chat with you, share experiences, and provide support in a comfortable and confidential environment.  The gathering is open to all breast cancer survivors, including those who are newly diagnosed, to find mutual support. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Saturday, July 24, 2021
Morning Walk
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join us for a scenic outdoor morning walk.
 Meeting at the UC Davis Arboretum (Shovel Archway entrance) to walk an easy loop.  Meet friends and connect with others.  There will be a walk leader as well.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, July 12, 2021
SPANISH Breast Cancer Detection & Treatment – Alicia Silva MD
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Dr. Alicia Silva, a general surgeon at Sutter Davis Hospital, is presenting this workshop IN SPANISH to serve this population of our community.  Help us to reach out to others who could benefit from this informative workshop focusing on wellness, breast cancer detection and treatmentRSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom Link.

Monday, June 28, 2021
Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement Workshop – Dion Wiedenhoefer
7:00 pm to 8:15 pm, Via Zoom
Be renewed with breathing and movement practices that promote restoration and healthy connections with yourself and others. There will be gentle stretches and no equipment is needed.  This workshop will be led and facilitated by Dion Wiedenhoefer, A Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom Link.

Saturday, June 19, 2021
Morning Walk
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us for a scenic outdoor morning walk.
 Meeting at the UC Davis Arboretum (Shovel Archway entrance) to walk an easy loop.  Meet friends and connect with others.  There will be a walk leader as well.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, June 14, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Claudia De Young, MD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Join us for this open workshop focusing on “Breast Cancer Survivorship”.  Our Pink Speaker Series is open to everyone in our community. We hope you can join us! Dr. Claudia De young has served as the Director of the Breast Cancer Clinic at Kaiser Hospital for 16 years, and oversees the cancer survivorship program.  She will share how to maximize health and well-being after the initial diagnosis.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Saturday, May 29, 2021
Morning Walk
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join us for a physically distanced outdoor morning walk with masks.  Meeting at Tandem Properties (3500 Anderson Rd, Davis) to walk a scenic 2 mile loop by the Northstar Lake.  The walk is open to everyone.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, May 24, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Neesha Patel, PhD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Join us for this open workshop focusing on “Mindfulness & Wellness Meditation”.  Our Pink Speaker Series is open to everyone in our community. We hope you can join us! Dr. Neesha Patel is a psychologist and a Behavioral Health Consultant.  She will be leading a metta (loving-kindness) meditation.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Friday, April 30, 2021
5th ANNUAL PINK GALA
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Join us to celebrate 26 Granting Pink Awardees, our wonderful volunteers, and generous supporters!  Many Local Pink Heroes in our community – including Dr. John Chuck, the National Charity League, and Patti Hadrava, Community Service Awardees.  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Monday, April 26, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Brenda Gustin, PhD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Join us for this open workshop focusing on “The Power of the Mind in Healing”.  Dr. Gustin, the Co-Director of the Radiant Health Center, will provide an overview of positive visualization and affirmations for wellness, and guide participants in a practice.  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Saturday, April 24, 2021
Pink Buddies (teen gathering)
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a physically distanced outdoor social gathering for teens (who have a parent diagnosed with breast cancer). Meeting at Northstar Park side of Tandem Properties (3500 Anderson Rd, Davis).  Please bring and wear a mask.  This is a great opportunity to connect with others while making tie-dye bandanas!  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, April 12, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Sandy Borowsky, MD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Join us for this open workshop with Dr. Borowsky who specializes in Diagnostic Breast Pathology at UC Davis Health.  He will present recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. He also serves as the Principal Investigator for the Wisdom Study which examines a personalized approach to mammograms.  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Saturday, March 27, 2021
Morning Walk
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a physically distanced outdoor morning walk with masks.  Teens can also socialize and connect with supervised activities in the new Pink Buddies program.  Meeting at Tandem Properties (3500 Anderson Rd, Davis) to walk a scenic 2 mile loop by the Northstar Lake.  The walk is open to everyone.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, March 22, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Nancy Ledesma, Certified Dietician Nutritionist
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Join us for this open workshop with guest speaker Natalie Ledesma, a board certified specialist in oncology nutrition.  Her focus areas include diet and lifestyle plans designed to promote vitality and wellness to enhance physical and mental wellness.  She works with clients during and beyond cancer treatment who are navigating fatigue, digestive issues, weight challenges, and other issues.  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Monday, March 8, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Virginia Pier, Oncology Certified Physical Therapist
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
“Pelvic Health & Intimacy After Breast Cancer”.  Join us for this open workshop with guest speaker Virginia Pier, who holds a doctorate in physical therapy and specializes in oncology and women’s health.  Her presentation will include how the loss of estrogen affects sexual dysfunction, therapeutic exercises for the pelvic floor, and pharmacological and natural treatments to improve intimacy.  She will also be available to answer questions.  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 12:00 pm, via Zoom.  Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads this wonderful group.  Join us to make quilts, face masks, heart-shaped mastectomy recovery pillows, and other special items as thoughtful gifts to support our Thriving Pink community. Beginners are welcome! Please RSVP for Zoom link.

Monday, February 22, 2021
Peer to Peer Connection 
7:00 pm – 8:39 pm, Via Zoom
Join us for “A Cup of Conversation” with local breast cancers, including those newly diagnosed, to talk with others who have been on this journey.  Pink Peers are here to chat, share experiences, and provide support in a confidential environment.  Bring a copy of Joe, hot chocolate tea, or sparkling water.  A special thank you to the group facilitators, Guillermina Campos Perez & Andrea Mayer, board members and breast cancer survivors.  This gathering is open to all those diagnosed with breast cancer to find mutual support.  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Saturday, February 20, 2021
Morning Walk
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a physically distanced outdoor morning walk with masks.  Teens can also socialize and connect with supervised activities in the new Pink Buddies program.  Meeting at Tandem Properties (3500 Anderson Rd, Davis) to walk a scenic 2 mile loop by the Northstar Lake.  The walk is open to everyone.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, February 8, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Nicole Carbo, MD
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Breast Imaging Methods Mammograms, MRI, Ultrasound, Pet Scans”.  An educational workshop presented by Dr. Nicole Carbo, Diagnostic Radiologist at Sutter Hospital.  Open to everyone.  Dr. Carbo will also be available to answer questions at the end of the workshop.  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 12:00 pm, via Zoom.  Hope you can join us for this time of sharing and connection. Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads this wonderful group. We are making quilts, face masks, heart-shaped mastectomy recovery pillows and other special items as thoughtful gifts to support our Thriving Pink community. Beginners are welcome! Please RSVP for Zoom link.

Monday, February 1, 2021
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing a positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  No writing experience is required.  This is also a gathering to openly share experiences in a supportive environment.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org

Monday, January 25, 2021
Pink Speaker Series – Covid Vaccine Workshop, Dr. Robert Wiebe & Emma Hunter MPH
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
As COVID-19 vaccine doses are starting to be distributed, there remain many questions about the types of vaccines available, the distribution, timing, costs, other concerns. While this landscape is rapidly evolving, many with underlying health conditions, including those diagnosed with breast cancer, are seeking critical information to make the best decisions for their health.  This workshop will be led by Dr. Robert Wiebe, the Chief Medical Officer at Common Spirit Health and Emma Hunter, MPH.  There will also be time for Q & A for attendees to ask questions towards the end of the workshop. Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org to attend this virtual Zoom workshop.

Monday, January 11, 2021
Pink Connection Support – Pam Cordano, LMFT
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Looking forward to connecting with friends in the Thriving Pink community as we start the New Year!  Embracing a hopeful outlook in 2021!  This workshop and gathering will be facilitated and led by Pam Cordano, LMFT.  We will focus on sharing, connection, self-care, and compassion. Please RSVP for the Zoom link.

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 12:00 pm, via Zoom.  Hope you can join us for this time of sharing and connection. Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads this wonderful group. Quilts, face masks, heart-shaped mastectomy recovery pillows and other special items are handmade as thoughtful gifts to support our Thriving Pink community. Beginners are welcome! Please RSVP for Zoom link.

Monday, January 4, 2021
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing a positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  No writing experience is required.  This is also a gathering to openly share experiences in a supportive environment.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

December 2020
Granting Pink Applications Available
We encourage local breast cancer survivors to submit the straightforward application for financial assistance. You can also nominate a friend or loved one to receive this special recognition and an individual financial grant.  Applications are due by February 22, 2021.

December 2020
Holiday Greetings 
Special front porch deliveries of handmade fabric “Star Ornaments” and face masks made by Stitches of Love.  To volunteer to help deliver these special gifts to local breast cancer survivors in our community during the holidays, please email info@thrivingpink.org.  We appreciate you during this season of giving & friendship!

Monday, December 7, 2020
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing a positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  No writing experience is required.  This is also a gathering to openly share experiences in a supportive environment.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 12:00 pm, Hybrid Workshop, In Northstar Park or via Zoom
An open workshop held the 1st Thursday of each month. Beginners are welcome. Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads this wonderful group. We will be assembling gift bags with handmade fabric Star Ornaments and face masks as holiday gifts for the Thriving Pink community.  Join us!  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details.

Sunday, November 22, 2020
Morning Walk
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a physically distanced outdoor morning walk with masks, and the launch of a new Pink Buddies program for teens.  Meeting at Tandem Properties (3500 Anderson Rd, Davis) to walk a scenic 1-2 mile loop by the Northstar Lake.  The walk is open to everyone.  Let us know if you can bring your son/daughter to join us also.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, November 9, 2020
Pink Speaker Series – Russ Hovey, PhD
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
An educational workshop presented by Russ Hovey, Professor, UC Davis Biology Department.  He will be presenting current updates about “The Biology of Breast Cancer” – how it forms and evolves – based on current research studies. He will also be available to answer questions at the end of the workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Thursday, November 5, 2020
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 12:00 pm, Via Zoom
An open workshop held the 1st Thursday of each month. Beginners are welcome. Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads this wonderful group. We will now be making beautiful handmade fabric “Star Ornament”s as holiday gifts for loved ones and the Thriving Pink community.  Join us! RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, October 26, 2020
Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement Workshop – Dion Wiedenhoefer
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Be renewed with breathing and movement practices that promote restoration and healthy connections with yourself and others. There will be gentle stretches and no equipment is needed.  This workshop will be led and facilitated by Dion Wiedenhoefer, A Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom Link

Saturday, October 24, 2020
Volunteer Day – Chair LaRease Profaci
This year, we are coordinating with a smaller group of 5-7 volunteers to assemble and fill comfort bags in an outdoor setting to donate to local hospitals supporting breast cancer patients undergoing treatment.  We will not be able to host a large gathering, but we will still provide heartfelt encouragement, and meaningful support during these difficult times. If you would like to make a donation for 100+ comfort bags, please contact info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, October 19, 2020
Gratitude Workshop – Executive Coach/Author Alexsys Thompson
5:30 pm pm, Via Zoom
Cancer Champion Fitness has invited the Thriving Pink community to attend this workshop let by Alexsys Thompson. She will be providing guidance towards a daily practice of gratitude, awareness, and personal growth.  She is also the author of “Trybal Gratitude Journal.”   RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Monday, October 12, 2020
Pink Speaker Series – Maude Blundell, Head Genetic Counselor
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
An educational workshop presented by Maude Blundell, Head Genetic Counselor at Sutter Cancer Center.  She will be presenting current updates about “Breast Cancer Genetics”, and the importance of early detection and pro-active planning.  She will also be available to answer questions at the end of the workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Friday, October 9, 2020
4th Annual PINK GALA – Co-Chairs Brelle Albert & JoAnn Stodden
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
We are looking forward to celebrating and honoring our Local Pink Heroes – Wonderful Community Partners, awesome volunteers, and 41 Granting Pink Awardees!  Join us in the comfort of your own home for this virtual event.  All donations will directly benefit our Granting Pink program to provide financial assistance to local survivors/thrivers for urgent and immediate needs.  This year’s theme is “Honoring the Journey.  Together, every step of the way!”  Thank you so much for your continued support!  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

October 2020
PINKtober Outreach – Co-Chairs Bubbly Bajwa MD & Raychel Kubby Adler
Engaging and recognizing local businesses and individuals for supporting our mission and core programs.  This year, we are sending out a special message and opportunity to give in the mail.  Levels of recognition are on the Pink Partnership form – website “Give” page. We appreciate our Pink Partners in the community!

Monday, October 5, 2020
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing a positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  This month, we will be reflecting upon the poem “We Were Made For These Times”, and discussing how to achieve balance as we care for ourselves, while caring for others.  The is also a gathering to openly share experiences in a supportive environment.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Thursday, October 1, 2020
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
9:00 am to 11:00 am, Via Zoom
An open workshop held the 1st Thursday of each month. Beginners are welcome. Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads this wonderful group. We will now be making beautiful handmade fabric “Star Ornament”s as holiday gifts for loved ones and the Thriving Pink community.  Join us!  Something to look forward to in the holiday season of giving and friendship! RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Monday, September 28, 2020
Pink Connection Workshop – Pam Cordano, LMFT
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
“Revitalize, Restore, Renew.” Many of us, including those in the cancer community, are facing health challenges and feeling the effects of quarantine fatigue. Each day brings hope and new opportunities for a positive outlook and renewed energy.  Share how you’re doing and getting through?  Gather and connect with us in a supportive environment.  The session will be led by Pam Cordano, LMFT, group facilitator. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and the Zoom link.

Monday, September 14, 2020
Pink Speaker Series – Jason Marengo, MD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
An educational workshop presented by Dr. Jason Marengo, an Oncoplastic Surgeon at NorthBay Healthcare. His medical background includes dual surgical oncology and plastic reconstructive training. Dr. Marengo will be presenting options for reconstructive surgery, and provide an overview of how cancer can be removed with little collateral damages to the existing breast structure.  He will also be available to answer questions at the end of the workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Monday, August 24, 2020
Gentle Yoga & Mindful Movement Workshop – Dion Wiedenhoefer
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Be renewed with breathing and movement practices that promote restoration and healthy connections with yourself and others. There will be gentle stretches and no equipment is needed.  This workshop will be led and facilitated by Dion Wiedenhoefer, A Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom Link.

Monday, August 10, 2020
Pink Speaker Series – Helen Chew, MD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
An educational workshop presented by Dr. Helen Chew, Director of Clinical Breast Cancer Program at UC Davis Health System. Dr. Chew will be presenting current research updates and treatment options for breast cancer.  She will also be available to answer questions at the end of the workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Thursday, August 6, 2020
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Via Zoom
An open workshop held the 1st Thursday of each month. Beginners are welcome. Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads this wonderful group. Join us to make beautiful quilts, heart pillows to help with recovery, knitted caps, fabric masks and other thoughtful items for local breast cancer survivors. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Monday, August 3 2020
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing a positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  The is also a gathering to openly share experiences in a supportive environment.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Monday, July 20, 2020
Pink Connection Workshop – Pam Cordano, LMFT
7:00 – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Our surroundings and the limitations of our ability to navigate our surroundings can become challenging at times. How can we grow our capacity for well-being during these uncertain times? There are joyful moments and blessings to be found.  The session will be led by Pam Cordano, LMFT, group facilitator. Gather and connect with us!  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and the Zoom link.

Monday, July 13, 2020
Pink Speaker Series – Holly Davis Rodriguez, PT
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
An open and free workshop for breast cancer survivors, their family members, and supporters. This workshop in July will be led and facilitated by Holly Davis Rodriguez, a Thriving Pink Board Member and physical therapist, who works as clinical specialist at Kaiser Hospital. The workshop will focus on the role of physical therapy to improve mobility after breast cancer treatments, lymphedema prevention/recovery, and light exercises to assist in these areas. There will also be time for Q & A at the end of the workshop presentation. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Monday, July 6, 2020
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing a positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  The is also a gathering to openly share experiences in a supportive environment.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and Zoom link.

Thursday, July 2, 2020
Stitches of Love  – Patti Hadrava
9:30 am to 12:30 pm, Via Zoom. Many of you are interested in sewing or quilting at home – beginners welcome and instruction will be provided.  You can also share the progress you are making on any project.  Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer leads this wonderful group. Thank you for supporting our Thriving Pink community!  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and the Zoom link.

Monday, June 22, 2020
Pink Connection Workshop – Pam Cordano, LMFT
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
An open workshop – “Embracing a Hopeful Perspective.”  For those navigating cancer in the landscape of coronavirus, centering our lives to find balance and meaning is the most powerful and clarifying thing we can do. The session will be led by Pam Cordano, LMFT, group facilitator.  Our surroundings and our ability to navigate our surroundings are changing, sometimes at a rapid pace. How can we embrace a hopeful perspective for our present and the future? There are joyful moments and small blessings to be found. Gather and connect with us!  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for the Zoom link.

Monday, June 8, 2020
Health & Community Updates – Bubbly Bajwa, MD
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Many of you may have questions or concerns about how to safely navigate in this new landscape of COVID-19 as parts of the country phase into re-opening plans. A community update will be provided which will include a Q & A session.  The workshop will be led and facilitated by Dr. Bubbly Bajwa, a Thriving Pink board member and internal medicine physician at NorthBay Healthcare.  Dr. Bajwa also serves as the Chief Information for NorthBay Healthcare.  RSVP ahead of time to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Stitches of Love  – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 1:00 pm, Via Zoom.  This workshop will focus on a special project, “The Just Can’t Cut It” pattern, an easy and fun quilt for all levels, including beginners. This versatile pattern can be completed in just several hours too!  Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer leads this wonderful group. She will make special complimentary kits for participants to pick up in Davis before the workshop. Thank you for supporting our Thriving Pink community!  Please RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for details and the Zoom link.

Monday, June 1, 2020
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing her positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  The gathering is casual and informal.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom Link.

Monday, May 18, 2020
Self-Care Workshop (Sleep, Pain Management, CBD, Diet) – Karen Mo, MD
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
An open health and self-care workshop for cancer survivors and everyone interested in achieving their optimal health through these self-care modalities.  The workshop will include a Q & A session as well.  The workshop will be led and facilitated by Dr. Karen Mo, a family physician at UC Davis Health System. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Stitches of Love  – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Via Zoom, Share Your Handmade Items!
We look forward to connecting with all of you!  Many of you are interested in knitting and quilting at home – beginners welcome.  You can also please show and share the progress you are making on your projects.  Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor /Thriving Pink volunteer, leads the wonderful group. We plan to make fabric face masks, quilts, and recovery heart pillows for our community.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Monday, May 4, 2020
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing a positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  The gathering is casual and informal.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom Link.

Monday, April 27, 2020
Pink Connection Workshop – Pam Cordano, LMFT
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
An open workshop – “Mindfulness In Difficult Times” For those navigating cancer in the landscape of coronavirus, centering our lives to find balance and meaning is the most powerful and clarifying thing we can do. The session will be led by Pam Cordano, MFT, group facilitator.  RSVP ahead of time to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Monday, April 20, 2020
Health & Community Updates – Bubbly Bajwa, MD
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
An open health and self-care workshop with Q & A session.  Many of you may have questions or concerns about how to navigate in this new landscape of COVID-19. The workshop will be led and facilitated by Dr. Bubbly Bajwa, a Thriving Pink board member and internal medicine physician at NorthBay Healthcare.  RSVP ahead of time to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Thursday, April 16, 2020
Stitches of Love (Show & Tell!) – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Via Zoom. Share Your Handmade Items!
We look forward to connecting with all of you!  Many of you are interested in knitting and quilting at home – beginners welcome.  You can also show and share the progress you are making on your projects.  Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor /Thriving Pink volunteer, leads the wonderful group. We plan to make fabric face masks, quilts, and recovery heart pillows for our community. RSVP ahead of time to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Monday, April 13, 2020
Virtual Pink Connection Workshop – Pam Cordano, LMFT
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
An open workshop – “Finding Positivity – Relationships” For those navigating cancer in the landscape of coronavirus, centering our lives to find balance and meaning is the most powerful and clarifying thing we can do. The session will be led by Pam Cordano, MFT, group facilitator. RSVP ahead of time to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Monday, April 6, 2020
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Via Zoom
Facilitated by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing a positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflection.  The gathering is casual and informal.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP ahead of time to to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom Link.  Then you can click link when workshop starts.

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Stitches of Love (Show & Tell!) – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 11:30 am, Via Zoom. Share Your Handmade Items!
We look forward to connecting with all of you!  Many of you are interested in knitting and quilting at home – beginners welcome.  You can also show and share the progress you are making on your projects.  Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor /Thriving Pink volunteer, leads the wonderful group. We plan to make fabric face masks, quilts, and recovery heart pillows for our community. RSVP ahead of time to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Sunday, March 29, 2020
Pink Connection Workshop – Pam Cordano, LMFT
5:00 – 6:00 pm, Via Zoom
An open workshop – “Navigating Social Distancing/Isolation” For those navigating cancer in the landscape of coronavirus, centering our lives to find balance and meaning is the most powerful and clarifying thing we can do. The session will be led by Pam Cordano, MFT, group facilitator.  RSVP ahead of time to info@thrivingpink.org for Zoom link.

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Pink Connection Workshop – Pam Cordano, LMFT
5:30 – 6:30 pm, Via Zoom
An open workshop – “Finding Meaning & Motivation” in difficult times.  For those navigating cancer in the landscape of coronavirus, centering our lives to find balance and meaning is the most powerful and clarifying thing we can do. Thank you Cancer Champion Fitness for inviting our community to participate!

Monday, March 9, 2020
Pink Speaker Series – Nicole Carbo, MD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, University Covenant Church, Davis
Radiation Treatment Methods – Mammograms, MRI, Ultrasound, Pet Scans”.  An educational workshop presented by Dr. Nicole Carbo, Diagnostic Radiologist at Sutter Hospital.  Open to everyone.  Dr. Carbo will also be available to answer questions at the end of the workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 3:30 pm, Cloth Carousel, 9 & 14 Main St, Winters
An open workshop held the 1st Thursday of each month. Beginners are welcome. Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads the wonderful group. Come by to make quilted comfort shawls, heart pillows to help with recovery, knitted caps, and other thoughtful items for local breast cancer survivors. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, February 24, 2020
Thriving Pink Workshop – Pam Cordano, LMFT
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, GoodHome Group, 334 Madson Pl., Davis
Facing adversity and a cancer diagnosis can be challenging – What gets you through it?  A time of sharing and connection in a supportive environment.  Pam Cordano will lead and facilitate this group.  Open to survivors and their supporters.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
Granting Pink Applications Due
The application is available at www.thrivingpink.org
We encourage local breast cancer survivors to submit the straightforward application. You can also nominate a friend or loved one to receive these individual financial grants.

Saturday, February 8, 2020
FARM TO FORK – Dinner & Cooking Demonstration
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Hosted at the Davis Food Co-op Test Kitchen 
Local breast cancer survivors invited to this free workshop with dinner provided. Healthy, vegetarian recipes provided by “Cancer Champion Program” – fresh & local!  Maximum 17 attendees. RSVP required: info@thrivingpink.org.

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Stitches of Love – Patti Hadrava
10:30 am to 3:30 pm, Cloth Carousel, 9 & 14 Main St, Winters
An open workshop held the 1st Thursday of each month. Beginners are welcome. Patti Hadrava, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer, leads the wonderful group. Come by to make quilted comfort shawls, heart pillows to help with recovery, knitted caps, and other thoughtful items for local breast cancer survivors. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, February 3, 2020
Writers Circle – Melissa Lyans
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, 402 Lago Place, Davis
Hosted by Melissa Lyans, a local breast cancer survivor and Thriving Pink volunteer who is sharing her positive experience with writing, journaling, and the power of reflections.  The gathering is casual and informal.  Prompts and guidance are provided.  Breast cancer survivors and their supporters/friends are all welcome to attend this free workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Monday, January 27, 2020
Thriving Pink Workshop – Karen Mo, MD
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, GoodHome Group, 334 Madson Pl., Davis
A free and open workshop in a supportive environment! Dr. Karen Mo is a family practice physician at UCD Medical Group with a special interest in alternative and integrative medicine. Dr. Mo has learned from her patients that we are all unique and benefit from individual treatment plans. She will share different approaches to preventing and living with cancer covering topics including diet, exercise, and mindfulness. RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org.

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Crab Feed for Thriving Pink
5 pm to 10 pm, Veteran’s Memorial Center, Davis
Hosted by Davis Firefighters Local 3294
Event is Sold Out.  Raffle prize donations are still welcome.

Monday, January 13, 2020
Pink Speaker Series – Sandy Borowsky, MD
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, University Covenant Church, Davis
n educational workshop presented by Dr. Sandy Borowsky, professor at UC Davis College of Medicine and Cancer Center.  He will share about the role of the pathologist in identifying and helping to treat breast cancer.  Dr. Borowsky will also be available to answer questions at the end of the workshop.  RSVP to info@thrivingpink.org

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Pink Peer Group with Pam Cordano, LMFT
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, ”Find Your New Year Intention”
Sharing and supporting one another.  Open to local breast cancer survivors.  This Pink Peer Group is currently full.  See below for another workshop with Pam Cordano on February 24th.