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A Message from Survivor, Tammy Anderson

Thanks to Phillip Pritchard and PP's Video Visions for bringing awareness

Tammy Anderson is a survivor of GYN cancer. In this video recordeed on August 29, 2016, she shares her message and encourages everyone to participate in A State of Teal.


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American Goes Teal

Thanks to American for their support

American (formerly ACIPCO) publishes a mention of their participation in A State of Teal in their September employee newsletter.


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Athens Newspaper Publicizes Proclamation

Mildred's Angels Accept Proclamation

Thanks to the News Courier for reporting on the proclamation presentation by the Mayor of Athens on August 22, 2016.

Click here to read the full story and for view photo.

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AUT-live Cancer - Auburn Lights Video Board to Support Cancer Patients

Check out article online

Thanks to Auburn University and for Jeff Shearer for submitting this September 7, 2016 article on Auburn Athletics online.

Click to read article.

Daily Mountain Eagle Article

Jasper Newspaper Covers A State of Teal and GYN Cancer Awareness Month

Thanks to Karen Globetti, Jasper resident and ovarian cancer survivor, and to Cecilia Crandall, mother of Laura Crandall Brown, for providing an interview with reporter Jennifer Cohron.

Click here to read the article.


Daily Mountain Eagle Covers Proclamation Issued by Mayor Sonny Posey

September 7th Article Submitted by Ron Harris

Click to view the article online.

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Hoover City Council Issues Proclamation

Shelby County Reporter provides online coverage

Read article submitted by reporter Stephen Dawkins providing coverage of the September 6, 2016 Hoover City Council meeting.

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Madison County Record Reports on Awareness Campaign

Article submitted by Gregg Parker

See online coverage here of Mayor Troy Trulock's visit to the Lilites of the Valley organization and proclamation presented.

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REV Birmingham to Light Downtown Tunnels in Teal

GYN Cancer Awareness Month to Kick-Off in early September

The Laura Crandall Brown Foundation and A State of Teal have joined with REV Birmingham to have the downtown tunnels lit in teal beginning September 6th. See the full article in a recent E-Newsletter published by REV Birmingham by clicking here.

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Thanks to Beth Shelburne of WBRC Fox6 for Promoting A State of Teal

Fox6 Anchor Beth Shelburne's August 31 Post Features our GYN Cancer Awareness Campaign

Beth has always been a supporter of the cause for awareness to GYN cancer symptoms. See her online story here.

The Western Star Covers Proclamation Story

Tammy Dabbs, survivor, accepts proclamation from Mayor Gulley

Thanks to Seth Holloway for his coverage of our initiative.

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Tuscaloosa News Covers A State of Teal

Sandra Reed Accepts Proclamation on August 23rd and the News is There

Special thanks to Angel Coker for interviewing GYN cancer survivor, Sandra Reed, and publishing an article about our GYN awarness campaign.

Click here to read the story.

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Vestavia Voice Attends August 22nd City Council Meeting

Vestavia resident Ginny Bourland and Retired Vestavia Educator Alice Laurendine Accept Proclamation

Read Emily Featherston's story covering the 2016 GYN Cancer Awareness Proclamation issued by Mayor BUtch Zaragoza at the August 22nd City Council meeting by clicking here.

2014 Press Begins Here

Homewood City Hall
Homewood City Hall
9/16/14 Over the Mountain Journal Article

Information about A State of Teal and more

Read article by Keysha Drexel online here.

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ABC 33/40 Covers A State of Teal

See website article posted on September 2, 2014

Read full article here.

ACIPCO Lights up in Teal

The Contiarc will be lit up the entire month of September

If you drive on highway I-65 in North Birmingham, you will notice a beautiful sight! The large building seen from the interstate will be lit in teal for the entire month of September in honor of A State of Teal and GYN cancer awareness.

Read this following article from the employee newsletter.

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ACIPCO Partcipates in A State of Teal

Teal Lighting Featured in September Newsletter

ACIPCO (American Cast Iron Pipe Company), located on the north side of the city, is participating in a State of Teal by lighting up the large water tower located on the company's plant. Their participation is explained in their monthly newsletter issued on August 27th.

Thanks to ACIPCO for their participation and helping us to spread awareness to GYN Cancer Symptoms during the month of September.

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A State of Teal Event held on September 2nd gets coverage

Read the article and view photos here.

Alabaster Connection September Edition Features Cathy Moore

Ovarian cancer survivor talks about her experience with the disease

Read full issue here (story on page 19).


Or click to download this page in PDF format.

Anniston Star Covers Sylacauga Proclamation

Mayor Murphree Presents Proclamation to Ovarian Cancer Survivor, Kayla Brasher

Read the full story here.


Kayla is hosting an Ovarian Cancer Awareness Event on Saturday, September 13, from 8AM until 5PM at the Verlie B. Collins Recreation Center in Sylacauga. Please join us in learning more about this disease.


Athens Newspaper Covers Ovarian Cancer Awareness Efforts

Mildred's Angels working to bring awareness to Athens Community

Read September 1 article submitted by Jean Cole here

August 10, 2015 - Shelby County Reporter

Thanks to Phoebe Robinson for the great write up!

Click here to read the article online.

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August 18 2015 Article in Hoover Sun

Roy Williams submits article after August 17 Hoover City Council Meeting

Presentation of proclamation was made by Mayor Gary Ivey to Kelly Rice, Hoover resident and ovarian cancer survivor and Doris Moody, A State of Teal Committee Member.

Read story here.

August 18 2015 Interview on Talk of Alabama

Sharing more about awareness and the importance of knowing the symptoms!

A State of Teal Chairperson and ovarian cancer survivor, Kelly Rice, was interviewed on ABC 33/40's Talk of Alabama show about our upcoming event and her experience with the discovery of ovarian cancer. Appearing with Kelly was Dr. Monjri Shah, GYN Oncologist with Alabama Oncology. Click below to view their interview.


ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports

August 27th Homewood Star Article

Mayor Scott McBrayer Declares September GYN Cancer Awareness Month

Present to receive the proclamation were ovarian cancer survivor, Shay McNamee, and Don Segars, husband of the late Bonnie Segars.

Click here to read article submitted by Sydney Cromwell.

Birmingham News Article - Gardendale Turns Teal

Article published on September 4 in the Birmingham News

See Sarah McCarty's coverage online by clicking here.

Kelly receiving awareness proclamation from Mayor of Sylacauga
Kelly receiving awareness proclamation from Mayor of Sylacauga
Birmingham News Article - Ovarian Awareness Event

Ovarian cancer survivor, Kayla Stone, sponsors this inaugural event

Read September 11 article by William Thornton in the Bimingham news here.

Chelsea Observes Ovarian/GYN Cancer Awareness Month

Thanks for coverage from the Shelby County Reporter and 280 Living

Click to view September 1st Shelby County Reporter article online.

Click to view September 2nd article in 280 Living.

Daily Mountain Eagle Covers Proclamation by Mayor Sonny Posey

September 1st article submitted by Jennifer Cohron

Click to read article online in the Daily Mountain Eagle.

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East Alabama Medical Center Issues Press Release

Teal Magnolias Participate in A State of Teal

See East Alabama's website or click here to read the 9/1/14 press release.

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Fox6 Coverage of A State of Teal Reception

Video from September 2nd coverage on Fox6 News


News Article Covering the City of Helena's Participation in A State of Teal

Graham Brooks submitted story on August 17, 2015

Click to read the article in the Shelby County Reporter.

Opelika Area Covered in Teal Ribbons

WRBL TV Covers Efforts in the Opelika Community

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Opelika/Auburn Area Press

Teal Magnolias Raising Awareness in a Big Way

Review articles on the following websites:

City of Opelika

The Auburn Villager

The Plainsman

The Lafayette Sun

Pelham City News - September 10th Article

Tammy Anderson, wife of Coach Sean Anderson, is Ovarian Cancer Survivor

Read this wonderful write-up about Tammy and her cancer journey.

Pelham City News - September Edition

See article on page 3

Or you may read the full article by clicking this PDF file.

Scottsboro's Newspaper Covers A State of Teal

The Daily Sentinal submits article August 26

Click to read article online.

WDHN TV Video of Ozark Proclamation Presentation

Robin Wyatt was interviewed for this broadcast

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September Issue of the Helena City News

Article is on page 25

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Scribblers Writes about A State of Teal

See September 2nd story published on

Click for photos and story.

Sylacauga City Council Meeting - Video

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Huntsville Lights Up for A State of Teal

Article in the Huntsville Times published August 27

Thanks to Crystal Bonvillian for this great coverage in the Huntsvill Times. Click to read the full article.

Mountain Brook Proclamation In the News

August 26th article as reported by Ana Rodriguez

We appreciate the coverage provided by providing information to its readers about Mountain Brook's recent proclamation declaring September as GYN Cancer Awareness Month. Click the image to read the full article.

Pictured is Zeke Willis, ASOT Committee Member and Mayor William Bell (click for larger image)
Pictured is Zeke Willis, ASOT Committee Member and Mayor William Bell (click for larger image)
Birmingham Mayor William Bell Presents Proclamation

Representatives present for August 19th City Council Meeting

Homewood Publications Promote A State of Teal

Thanks to Mayor Scott McBrayer for his support!

We are pleased to be mentioned in the Mayor's Minute and in the Homewood Star. Read the article below (on page 7 of this publication).


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Village Living Magazine Features A State of Teal

Mayor Lawrence Oden declares September 2 GYN Cancer Awareness Day

Great write-up by Jesse Pease in the September issue of Village living magazine. For the full article and photo, click here.


Talk of Alabama Talks Up A State of Teal

Kelly Rice and Doris Moody interview of 8/18/14

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