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My Hometown Heroes Inaugural Survivor Summit

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Aug 05 Wednesday
Wednesday, Aug 05, 2020 | 7:30am to 3:30pm

A forum to help navigate through uncertainty, optimize college funding opportunities, and share best practices for career advancement.

In celebration of our 10th year anniversary of awarding scholarships to college bound cancer survivors, we are launching our inaugural MHH Survivor Summit on August 5, 2020.

We have an extraordinary day planned for Champions and their families, and anyone affected by cancer. The schedule of presentations and discussions are:

(all times PDT)

7:45am - Sign on to Zoom Link

8:00am - Summit With Opening Remarks and Keynote Presentation

A keynote presentation by our founder, Danny Heinsohn.

8:30am - Perspectives of the Cancer Journey

Participate in a discussion around toll cancer inflicts on families and cancer fighters and, how together, they overcome adversity and transition to college.

9:45am - Ways to Win Scholarships

Scholarship recipients and application reviewers will share tips on submitting appealing applications. Listen to first-hand success stories of MHH recipients and how they positioned themselves to win scholarship awards.

11:00am - Traits of Successful Leaders

Learn about leadership and professional development through stories from passionate cancer survivors. They'll share how they positioned themselves for success in college and the job market.

12:30pm - The Power of the Unspoken

Coping with uncertainty when fighting cancer can be difficult to voice publicly. Led by wellness professionals, learn ways to overcome significant personal challenges.

2:00pm - Summit Concludes

The main portion of the Summit comes to a close. However, we'll keep the lines open for networking and continued discussion.


Each workshop will encourage active participation and open conversation between panelists and attendees. You may also send questions, in advance, to be answered during the session. The day will also feature open discussions, networking with professionals, small group breakout sessions.

Register for the Summit today.

You may spend the entire day with us or attend the workshop(s) of greatest interest to you.


Venue Name:
Online Event
Venue Location:
Online Event
Contact Name:
Jen Walsh
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