Kathleen Whitehurst, Co-Inventor of the DaysAgo Digital Day Counter Whitehurst, a nine-year breast cancer survivor, and her daughter Jamie are participating in the San Francisco Avon Walk, and are asking people to help them beat the $22,000 raised during their last wa
News-Antique.com - May 20,2008 - Saint Helena, CA, May 2008 – Kathleen Whitehurst, co-inventor of the award-winning DaysAgo™ Digital Day Counter, is continuing her efforts to promote early detection and breast cancer prevention by participating, along with her daughter Jamie, in this year’s Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in San Francisco.
Kathleen and Jamie want to beat the $22,000 in pledges they raised the last time they participated in an Avon Walk in 2002. This year marks Kathleen’s ninth anniversary as a breast cancer survivor, and she has pledged her time and efforts towards championing this cause which hits so close to home.
“My daughter Jamie was my pillar of strength during my journey through breast cancer,” said Whitehurst, who underwent a mastectomy and chemotherapy to fight her disease. “That relationship and support was essential for my recovery, and I’m thrilled to be walking side-by-side with her for the Avon Walk.”
Participating in the walk isn’t the only way Kathleen is trying to promote the importance of early detection. Her company has created a special Pink edition of the DaysAgo, which counts days at the touch of a button and is a great way for women to keep track of the last time they did a self breast exam. Women can simply stick the DaysAgo to their bathroom mirror as an easy, simple daily reminder. Kathleen’s company is donating 10 percent of all sales from the Pink DaysAgo towards breast cancer awareness and research programs.
Kathleen and Jamie will walk together for the San Francisco 2-Day Avon Walk for Breast Cancer on July 12-13, 2008. Information about how to pledge support to them is available at the web site, www.howmanydaysago.com.
Details about the Pink DaysAgo can be found on the company's web site, http://www.howmanydaysago.com/pink.php. The idea for the Pink was conceived by Jamie, who was inspired by her experience of helping her mother through her illness and walking with her in the 3-Day Avon Walk after she recovered.
“This year, we are celebrating my victory over this disease,” said Whitehurst. “I feel very blessed to be a survivor of breast cancer, the most common cancer in women.”
The Pink DaysAgo is available for retail purchase at Amazon.com and through the DaysAgo web site. For information on purchasing the special edition at wholesale cost for fundraising efforts, please visit http://www.howmanydaysago.com, call 1.800.401.4906, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About double u products inc.
The DaysAgo™ was invented by two friends, Kathleen Whitehurst and Debbie Stephens Stauffer, who were inspired by a desire to keep the food in their own refrigerators safe for their families. Their company, double u products, inc., is based in the city of Saint Helena in California’s Napa Valley. An online press kit of the DaysAgo is available at www.howmanydaysago.com/press.php
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