Just got this announcement, and we’re told everybody’s welcome, so if you’re looking for autographs or just to cheer the competitors on, be at Admiral Safeway 10 am-11 am tomorrow morning:
“Jocks vs. Docs” will kick off one of the state’s largest and most successful fundraisers for breast-cancer research. A team of professional and retired professional athletes will compete alongside some of the region’s best physicians in a grocery bagging contest for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Following the competition, there will be a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Safeway/SCCA mammography van [photo left], which has been equipped with new, leading-edge tomosynthesis equipment. This new equipment was funded by Safeway’s 2012 campaign, and the Safeway / SCCA MammoVan will be open for screenings at Safeway stores in Western Washington throughout October. (ADDED: Including drop-in appointments at this location on Tuesday)
· Kasey Keller, Seattle Sounders FC alumnus and broadcaster
· Warren Moon, Pro Football Hall of Famer and broadcaster
· Golden Tate, the Seattle Seahawks
· Megan Jendrick, two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer (as Megan Quann) and fitness columnist
The announcement continues ahead:
· V. K. Gadi, M.D., Ph.D. – UW Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Oncology, Assistant Member Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
· Janie Lee, M.D. MSc. – Director, SCCA Breast Imaging, UW Associate Professor, Radiology
· John Scheel, M.D., Ph.D. – UW Assistant Professor, Radiology
· Christopher Li, M.D. Ph.D. – Member, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
There’s also a media contingent, including West Seattleite Gregg Hersholt from AM 1000 and Channel 5′s traffic reporter Tracy Taylor. The store is at 2622 California SW.
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