In The News



 Lily and LOV Board Member Tammi Scruggs, with husband Wayne, was featured in a story on WHNT, Channel 19. Great job Tammi. We love your teal deck chairs!

 We had a great get-together on August 22, 2013. About 25 Lilies and family members attended the Huntsville City Council meeting. Mayor Tommy Battle gave us a proclamation declaring September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Afterward we had dinner at Pan e Vino.

City Council proclamation 8 22 13


Stephhanie Booker was featured in a story on in September. Check it out here!


WAFF, Channel 48, joined us in wearing teal on Friday, September 6,  National Wear Teal Day for awareness. A big thank you to Liz Hurley for encouraging her co-workers to go teal!

 Our billboards for September, Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, were in 5 highly visible areas in Huntsville, Scottsboro and Guntersville.




 On September 4, 2012, several Lilies traveled to Montgomery where Mrs. Bentley declared the day Ovarian/Gynecological Cancer Day. After a lovely ceremony, the Capitol was lit in teal for the evening.

 One of our Lilies, Anne Boles, was honored at the Russell Hill Foundation White Linen & Wine event on February 16, 2012. To see pictures from this event, visit the Russell Hill web site, or like its page on Facebook.




Coverage of our Community Health Initiative grant award here.

See articles in the Huntsville Times about HudsonAlpha’s research and Susan’s trip to Washington here! 



Click to read an article in The Birmingham News, which includes quotes from Susan.


Good news for ovarian cancer research. We had asked for funding of $20mm, thought it might be cut to $10mm, and ended up with $16mm. If you want to be part of the constituency that lobbies for funding, you can sign up with OCNA. Go to



Here’s where we are to promote awareness in the Tennessee Valley for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month!


Who Dat?? View Dat!  By clicking HERE!



Billboards will be seen in Huntsville and on main roads leading out of Huntsville to outlying areas throughout the year, with heaviest concentration in September.

Television spots will be aired on Comcast and Knology throughout the entire Tennessee Valley region.  WHO DAT?  View dat by clicking here.  You can watch these on your television beginning August 16 and throughout September, and again in January.
Comcast/Medicom channels to watch: Lifetime, TLC, E!, CMT, Hallmark, Discovery Health, HGTV, TNT
Knology channels: Lifetime, E!, Hallmark, Discovery Health, TBS, USA, Food, OH, Family, FX, AMC

Partners for Charity full page advertisement in Huntsville Times on Thursday, September 2.

Comcast cooking show will feature Kristi Kelly in September.  View recipes from the cooking show here!

Posters will be seen throughout Huntsville and Decatur in high-traffic venues.

We attracted attention on on August 31. Click here for the full story!

Tie the Ribbons Luncheon with Hudson Alpha, Bosom Buddies, and Alpha Foundation highlighted here


August 25: Michelle Burks featured in the Decatur Daily for running in the Brooke Hill Run for Ovarian Cancer Awareness.

August 29: Partner in Charity page in the Huntsville Times


Oct 5:  Jeanne Bross featured in advertisement in New York Times magazine:  See the adView her story online!

Sept 20: Feature article in Huntsville Times Garden section about garden of Life and Remembrance–several Lilies photographed and quoted (Marilyn Patterson, Alma Steimle, Peggy McClendon, Anne Boles, Libby Brown)

Sept 5:  Kristi Kelly quoted in a Huntsville Times article about national Stand Up for Cancer Event

August 14:  Susan Leighton featured in Huntsville Times article about Department of Defense Panel on ovarian cancer.



 Click here to see where we appeared in the Tennessee Valley during 2007 Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month!

June 3:  Photo and feature article about Garden of Life and Remembrance in ENJOY! section of Huntsville Times

May 15:  Huntsville Times Partners for Charity Ad for ovarian and gynecologic cancer awareness and to publicize the Garden of Life and Remembrance

May 11:  Letter to Editor of Huntsville Times to commend businesses supporting the Garden of Life and Remembrance

April 30: Huntsville Times article about fundraising campaign for Garden of Life and Remembrance

April 27:  Huntsville Times article noting City Council approval for Garden of Life and Remembrance (See end of article for mention of Lilies)

February 15: Huntsville Times article about Kristi Kelly as Point of Light for Lilies of the Valley involvement



Every local paper represented by our membership was asked to write an article about ovarian cancer in September!  

August 28 — Full page ad in the Huntsville Times

September 5 — Article in the Huntsville Times about our Teal Tally

September 8 — Live coverage of Teal Tally on Channel 48 newscast at 5:00 and 6:00

December 15 — Article about Susan Bates in Huntsville Times