$1M Gift Endows Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Fund

2:36 PM, Dec 10, 2008   |    comments
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BALTIMORE (AP) -- An Eastern Shore couple has donated $1 million to Johns Hopkins' to establish a breast cancer fund.

Frank and Charmayne Dierker of Chestertown have been touched personally by the disease through their daughter, Lillie Shockney, who was first diagnosed with breast cancer 16 years ago.

Shockney is the administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center. The endowment will fund those that follow her as administrative director.


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