Oregon Press Releases

September 15, 2020

Local Resident Kathy Ottele Receives Top Volunteer Award for Excellence in Cancer Advocacy

Kathy Ottele of Salem was named the State Lead Ambassador (SLA) of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her dedicated volunteer and advocacy efforts to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is presented to a lead ACS CAN volunteer who has demonstrated exemplary leadership while advocating for ACS CAN’s priority areas of cancer-related public policy.

May 22, 2019

Mayor Chuck Bennett Proclaims June 2 Cancer Survivor Day in Salem

Sunday, June 2 is National Cancer Survivor Day. Salem Mayor Chuck Bennett, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and a bipartisan group of state lawmakers will honor local cancer survivors at a special event on June 6. Mayor Bennett will issue a proclamation for Cancer Survivor Day in Salem.