• Bay Area Community Health & Beauty

    Sisters Network San Francisco Hosts 10th Annual Benefit Luncheon & Fashion Show


    SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Annually, the San Francisco chapter of Sisters Network, Inc., a national nonprofit African American breast cancer survivorship organization, hosts its signature benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show “Celebrating Our Survival.” Event proceeds benefit Bay Area women who have been stricken with the breast cancer disease.

    On Sunday, May 22, 2011, attendees (men and women) will enjoy an appetizing luncheon cuisine, a runway presentation of style and sophistication by lovely breast cancer survivors, and stimulating remarks by former Divorce Court star Judge Mablean, author of Life Lessons: Tools for Weekly Living.





    Sisters Network, Inc., San Francisco Chapter
    (A National African American Breast Cancer Survivorship Organization)


    10th Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show – “Celebrating Our Survival”


    Sunday, May 22, 2011 | 3:00-6:00 pm


    Hilton San Francisco Airport, 600 Airport Blvd., Burlingame, CA 94010


    Judge Mablean, TV personality, author, entrepreneur


    Grady Wilkens, “The Whispers” musical director, vocalist, songwriter


    Breast Cancer Survivors


    $60 per person / $1,000 per sponsored table for 10
    sistersnetworksf.org /
    SanFrancisco@sistersnetworkinc.org  | 415.310.3207


    Breast cancer patients and survivors, their friends and relatives, interested parties, supporters, medical professionals, fashion enthusiasts, media


    Annual signature fundraiser that enables Sisters Network San Francisco chapter to continue offering support and guidance to our community’s breast cancer sufferers and survivors


    Sisters Network is grateful to its sponsors and supporters for their respective contributions, namely Genentech, Lennar Urban, Gumbo for the Soul Publications, Desmond Bishop of the Green Bay Packers, UCSF, and PR, et Cetera, Inc.



    In 2000, one year after her initial breast cancer diagnosis, Gail D. Bishop established and became president of the San Francisco chapter of Sisters Network, Inc. It was Gail’s giving heart that motivated her to head the organization’s San Francisco chapter that provides breast cancer sufferers, survivors and their families with group support, agency and medical referrals, joyful activities, encouragement, education, advocacy, friendship and prayers.


    In addition to its ongoing work, annually Gail’s San Francisco chapter hosts a free health fair, a young women’s breast health summit, and a benefit luncheon and fashion show at which prime, pretty and proper breast cancer survivors proudly take to the runway to model the latest of fashions.



    Founded by Karen Eubanks Jackson, CEO and 16-year breast cancer survivor, Sisters Network Inc. (SNI) is a leading voice and only national African American breast cancer survivorship organization in the United States. Membership is approximately 3,000, which includes more than 40 affiliate survivor run chapters nationwide. The organization’s purpose is to save lives and provide a broader scope of knowledge that addresses the breast cancer survivorship crisis affecting African American women around the country.


    As a nationally recognized organization among leading medical establishments and breast cancer physicians, Sisters Network is also recognized as a critical information resource for African American women.



    After season seven – the final run of Divorce Court (1999-2006), Judge Mablean is a much sought after motivational speaker and relationship expert. She has written and published her first book, Judge Mablean’s Life Lessons: Tools for Weekly Living, and is currently working on her second literary offering.


    Additionally, she is working on the mission of her nonprofit organization, The Mablean Ephriam Foundation, to build stronger families, educate minds, increase economic power among disadvantaged and lower economic persons, and thus create better communities.


    This hard-working woman is also an entrepreneur. She is the owner of Mablean’s Limousine Services; co-owner of Jubilane Guest House, a Bed & Breakfast in Johannesburg, South Africa; and founder of an awards program, Honoring Unsung Fathers.

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