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Long Beach Breast Cancer Activist Name to Orange County's Susan G. Komen Board

A local doctor and founder of Long Beach-based nonprofit Treasure Your Chest, was named to the Susan G. Komen Orange County board of directors this month. Dr. Robina Smith is a breast cancer surgeon at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton and founded her Long Beach nonprofit as a way to educate and spread awareness of the disease to the African American community.

 

Miller Children’s Hospital Participates in International “Light it up Blue” Initiative to Spread Autism Awareness

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach employees, community supporters, autistic patients and their families kicked-off Autism Awareness Month by celebrating “Light it up Blue” Day on Wednesday, April 2. More than 50 supporters gathered for a photo in front of the Miller Children’s Pavilion to commit to spreading autism awareness and participate in the international “Light it up Blue” initiative.