Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in our Spring Fundraiser in conjunction with Dr. Melvin's 70th Birthday Bash!

Thanks to our vendors:  Mirror Mirror, ROMAC, Preemier Aesthetics, E. Larkin Photography and Kiki's Precious Jewelz.  

Congratulations to our raffle and split the pot winners!

We appreciate your support in helping us to continue our mission of raising cancer awareness, encouraging early and regularly scheduled cancer screenings, education, supporting cancer support organizations and celebrating birthdays.


November 5, 2022

6:00 p.m. to Midnight

12th Annual Black and White Cancer Survivors Gala

Duke Energy Convention Center

525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio  45202




"I'm A Survivor"


The CD entitled "I'm A Survivor" is now on sale!

Writer:   Valarie Norman Price

Composer:   Eric Vincent Oliver

Vocalist:  Shon Thompson Hubble (aka Estee)


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Dr. Melvin was nominated as the Pillar of the Community by Walker Funeral Home.  Congratulations Dr. Melvin!

Facebook Live Interview

Dr. Melvin is interviewed by Iris Roley on Facebook Live regarding the Covid-19 testing site in Bond Hill.  

Mercy Health's Newest Covid-19 Test Site Set Up in Bond Hill

"As we've worked our way through this coronavirus pandemic, we've seen the disproportionate numbers in the African American community," said Melvin.

Dr. Melvin said, "This is my community, my city.  I wanna be a person on the front line.  I wanna show that Bond Hill is on the front line of the Covid-19 pandemic."  

Dr. C. Keith Melvin: 2019 Pillar of Community Award Honoree

Dr. Melvin received the Pillar of the Community award at the 2019 Onyx & Ruby Gala, sponsored by UC Health.  The event was hosted by the UC African American Alumni Affiliate (4A).  The award recognize alumni who support their communities by sharing their time talents and treasure.  Congratulations Dr. Melvin!

Media Coverage -- WLWT

WLWT interviews with attendees and co-founders at the 8th Annual Black and White Gala on October 22, 2016 at Duke Energy Convention Center.

WLWT interview with Dr. Keith Melvin and Bill Mabrey at the 7th Annual Black and White Gala on November 7, 2015.

First Lady Michelle Obama congratulates BWCSF.

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