Dr. Ellen Paredes and Board member Stephanie Rochon, spoke to the seventh and eighth grades at St. Catherine's School on Thursday, October 14 as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Mrs. Loderick's daughter, Emma, an eighth grader at St. Catherine's
, introduced Dr. Paredes and Ms. Rochon
to her classmates.
talked about the Buddy Check 6 Program that she
initiated at CBS 6
is a news anchor.
produces Buddy Check 6 as a monthly report on breast health information and breast cancer as well as preparing special reports about breast cancer throughout the year.
Stephanie Rochon, news anchor at CBS 6 and Board of Directors member of the Ellen Shaw de Paredes Breast Cancer Foundation
I am the daughter of an 11 year breast cancer survivor.
The same year my mother was diagnosed, my husband and I moved to Richmond.
My boss at CBS 6
had no idea my mother was a survivor when he
told me he
wanted to launch a brand new franchise for the newscast that would focus on breast cancer awareness.
That franchise is called Buddy Check 6.