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2021 Ribbon of Hope Luncheon - Cancelled

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
10:30 AM - 1:15 PM
Sinclair Conference Center
Sinclair Community College - Ponitz Center - Building 12
444 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45402

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The 2021 Ribbon of Hope Luncheon is being cancelled due to the recent spike in the COVID-19 cases in the Dayton region. We are sad to cancel again in 2021, but hope that you'll join us in 2022! Joan Lunden has agreed to be with us! 

The Keynote speaker will be Joan Lunden for the 20th anniversary luncheon. 

An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women's health & wellness advocate, Joan Lunden has been a trusted voice in American homes for more than 30 years. For nearly two decades, Lunden greeted viewers each morning on Good Morning America bringing insight to the day’s top stories. As the longest running female host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 5 presidents, 5 Olympics, and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families, and their health.

In June of 2014, Lunden was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, which required chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. An eternal optimist, Lunden wanted to turn her diagnosis into an opportunity to help others. She blogged throughout her cancer treatment and wrote a memoir Had I Known, which documents her battle, and reflects on her life and career. Lunden serves as as the face of Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer and advocates for patients on Capitol Hill, and actively communicates with the cancer community through her social media and on her website.

One of the most visible women in America, Lunden has graced the covers of more than 60 magazines and book covers.  

Lunden has served as national spokesperson for various organizations such as The American Heart Association, The American Lung Association, The American Red Cross, The American Academy of Pediatrics, Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer, The Colon Cancer Alliance, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Join us to hear about Joan's journey and all that it has taught her! Learn more about Joan at