Following World Ovarian Cancer Day on May 8, we're thrilled to present an evening cocktail style event for you all with the delightful, thought provoking and Newcastle Citizen of the Year, Jill Emberson.
On Wednesday 15 May, we invite you to join the Gen Collective team for an evening with our beautiful friend, Jill Emberson. In Australia, ovarian cancer is the most under-funded and deadly reproductive cancer.
We will hear from Jill about her own journey with ovarian cancer and how we can all make a difference in fighting this disease.
Can't make the event or want to make an additional donation?
Gen Collective has joined the “Paint the Town Teal” Ovarian Cancer Australia. initiative where money raised will directly benefit OCA’s national initiative to increase awareness of ovarian cancer, to support women living with the disease and to increase funds for research.
You and your friends/colleagues can also make donations via the Gen Collective supporter page.
A percentage of all tickets sold will be donated to Stop Ovarian Cancer Hunter (SOC) and all proceeds for our raffle on the night will go to HMRI and University of Newcastle researcher, Dr Nikola Bowden.
Raffle tickets: $5 each or 5 for $20.
Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019
Time: 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start
Venue: Level 2, The Beach Hotel, Merewether
Tickets: $55 for non-members and $45 for members
Groups of 5 or more can be purchased at member prices
Please note: An additional member discount of $5 has be applied to all member tickets for this event. Your Member code has been emailed separately. Completed our recent survey? Your thank you discount can be applied to this event ticket. check your inbox for details.
Bio | Meet Jill
Jill moved to the Hunter a decade ago to host the popular Mornings program for ABC Newcastle. She founded two podcasts, Meet the Mob and Still Jill.
For her contribution to journalism and ovarian cancer research advocacy, Jill was named 2019 Newcastle Citizen of the Year.
She has diverse media and public relations experience, working for government, corporate and community sectors in Australia and the South Pacific.
In September 2017 Jill had emergency neurosurgery to remove an egg-sized tumour from her brain.
In September 2018 she married the love of her life, Dr Ken Lambert from the West Wallsend Medical Practice. Together they have five children and four grandchildren.