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Cancer Society honors Lori Bremner

LORI BREMNER was awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

LORI BREMNER was awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

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Lori Bremner, a longtime resident of Sonoma, was recently awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her tireless volunteer efforts to help make cancer a national priority.

Each year, a lead volunteer who has demonstrated a solid, consistent leadership advocating for ACS CAN’s area of cancer-related public policy receives this award.

“Lori Bremner has been a tireless volunteer and dedicated cancer advocate of ACS CAN’s legislative priorities,” said Christopher W. Hansen, president of ACS CAN. “We are grateful for Lori’s outstanding efforts to organize local volunteers and advocate for strong and effective cancer-fighting public policy in our community.”

Bremner is a lead volunteer for ACS CAN in California, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society. ACS CAN is the largest national cancer advocacy organization and supports evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. She manages grassroots activities in the community and attends meetings with local lawmakers on ACS CAN’s priority legislative issues.

Bremner is also an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society on a local, state and national level.She currently serves as chair elect of the American Cancer Society California Division board of directors.

ACS CAN, the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, supports evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. ACS CAN works to encourage elected officials and candidates to make cancer a top national priority. ACS CAN gives ordinary people extraordinary power to fight cancer with the training and tools they need to make their voices heard. For more information, visit acscan.org.