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Pink Week follow-up

Thanks to Komen team members for support

This past Saturday, May 15, a College of Veterinary Medicine team particpated in the Komen Race for the Cure.  Thanks again for everyone's support of the College of Veterinary Medicine team and all of our Pink Week activities.

View images from the event

The following money was raised this year...

Veterinary Preventive Medicine bake sales - $225.87
Veterinary Biosciences bake sale - $286
Class of 2013 bake sale - $142.15
Komen team bake sale on Thursday at the keynote - $188.49
Money raised at the SCAVMA silent auction - $854
Money paid by the team for T-shirts - $285 plus an additional $20 in checks to Komen Columbus. We needed to raise $380 for the shirts and we raised $473.49. The additional $93.49 in cash and the $20 in checks will be given to Komen Columbus to support our team.

We will donate a portion of the sales to the Stefanie Spielman Breast Cancer Fund with the majority going to Komen Columbus.

Special thanks to the following: Stacie Katherman for her help with the T-shirts; Whitney Smith and Janelle Henderson for their help with the silent auction; the class and department representatives for their leadership, Marc Hardman (posters and AV) and Jerry Harvey (photographer), Erin Turowski for the team bake sale, the Class of 2013 and Sophie Heikkila for the Monday and Tuesday bake sales and Deb Henrichs and Priscilla Vitelli for their help with T-shirt distribution. And thanks to the many people who attended our meetings and made this entire week a success.

A special thanks also to our T-shirt sponsors: SCAVMA, the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society and to OTS for including the survivors, the Komen team and the Komen Race for the Cure as a part of their annual hog roast each year.

T-shirts - There are a few medium team T-shirts left. If you did not receive a T-shirt or were not able to get the t-shirt size you ordered, please email Michelle Harcha at by this Friday (5/21).

Go pink and thanks for your support. I look forward to your participation in 2011. Please send any ideas and suggestions you have for next year to Michelle Harcha at


About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health.   


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Friday, May 4, 2012 - 3:03pm