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SWEET MAGNOLIAS CANCER CARE FOUNDATION

The Faces of Our Organization

 
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KAREN ADAMS FOLEY

President

I started Sweet Magnolias in honor/memory of my mom Diana who lost her battle with lung cancer in 2015. I  also am the Co-Chair for Relay for Life of Linwood which raises money for the American Cancer Society. I have been life long friends with each board member and they have all helped me through the loss of my mom. I have been at my job at Spine One for 11 years as Billing/Orthotic Coordinator.

LISA GARRO MADSEN

Vice President

Lisa Garro Madsen is the co-founder of Sweet Magnolias Cancer Care Foundation.  She and Karen Adams Foley have been friends for 36 years and have developed a relationship much like a sisterhood.  Lisa loved Karen’s mom Diana and always felt she was a source of comfort, kindness, and wisdom.  She is honored that Karen asked her to co found the foundation and is very excited to be able to help cancer warriors in their journey and to be part of such an amazing cause.  She has over 15 years of fundraising experience.  She has a background in software quality assurance, medical practice management and business analytics and bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Business Management. Lisa is a Lead Business Analyst for a medical software company and resides in Superior Township, Michigan with her husband David.

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PAMELA FACKLER

Secretary

Pam Fackler joined Sweet Magnolias

TERRY PRIVITERA

Tresurer

Terry Privitera joined Sweet Magnolias

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MADDIE MURPHY

Hair/Makeup

Maddie Murphy

MAVERICK PHOTOGRAPHY

Family Photos/Events

Maverick Photography

Camera
 

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