HERAtage  :  Timeline

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2014

      • HERA joins in Stand Up To Cancer’s (SU2C) creation of a new ovarian cancer dream team.
      • HERA launches a new Climb4Life event at Sender One Gym in Santa Ana, CA.

2013

      • RunRideRace directors Mark and Gina Louise Junkermann and Theresa Marie Green receive HERA Power of One Award for producing the annual Run Like a Girl race series.
      • HERA is named charitable beneficiary/partner of the Mother’s Day 5K in Denver.
      • 3rd Sean Patrick Multidisciplinary Collaborative Grant awarded to University of Minnesota
      • HERA celebrates 10 years of partnership with Johns Hopkins
      • Two researchers receive HERA’s “Outside the Box” grants at Johns Hopkins
      • Community grants are awarded to:  Laura Crandall Brown Foundation, Support Connections, Hope Connections for Cancer Support, Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, and Cancer Family Care
      • Milestone: HERA has awarded $872,750 in Science Grants and Community Grants

2012

      • HERA celebrates 10th anniversary
      • “Climb for Life:  A Legacy,” the PBS documentary about Sean Patrick, premiered at Winter Outdoor Retailer Market in Salt Lake City; documentary shown in Salt Lake City, UT and Denver, CO.
      • Climb4Life Boston event launched
      • John Evans (Petzl) receives HERA’s Power of One award (two-time recipient)HERA co-sponsored Ovarian Cancer Summit in Denver
      • 2nd Sean Patrick Multidisciplinary Collaborative Grant awarded to University of Chicago and University of Texas

2011

      • Funded three “Outside the Box” research projects at John Hopkins UniversityHERA Board establishes the Sean Patrick Multidisciplinary Collaborative Grant to encourage collaborative thinking in scientific research
      • First Sean Patrick Multidisciplinary Collaborative Grant awarded to University of Colorado
      • Awarded five HERA Community Grants
      • Julie Faure and Tyson Bradley (Utah Mountain Adventures) receive HERA’s Power of One Award.

2010

      • Sean posthumously receives Climbing Magazine’s Golden Piton Award for Outstanding Service Organization
      • Five Community Grants are awarded to CanSurvive GYN Cancer Support Group (AL), Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance (CO), Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Nevada (NV), Women’s Cancer Awareness Group (CA) and The Support Connection (NY)9th Annual Climb4Life Utah held
      • HERA OSB1 Research Grants are awarded to Dr. Bin Guan, Dr. Ana Tergas, and Dr. Okey Ibeanu
      • Dr. Kwong K. Wong receives the first HERA Award for research on the cause, early detection, treatment and/or understanding of “low grade” ovarian cancer

2009

      • Sean succumbs to ovarian cancer after a twelve year battle
      • Sean Patrick is posthumously awarded the OIWC Pioneering Woman Award at Outdoor Retailer
      • HERA OSB1 Research Grants are awarded to Dr. Dan Lu, Dr. Yuan Tian and Dr. Marie-France Penet, with HERA awarding more than $300,000 for cancer research to dateCommunity Grants are awarded to the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Nevada (NV) and The Support Connection (NY)
      • HERA’s Partner in Action, Petzl Climbing Gear, hits the 10,000 unit mark for sales of the teal blue HERAbiner, donating $1 from each sale to the HERA Foundation

2008

      • HERA OSB1 Research Grants are awarded to Dr. Balasubramanyam Karanam and Dr. Stephanie Ueda
      • HERA Community Grants are awarded to The Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Florida, the Toledo Hospital (OH), and The Support Connection of Yorktown Heights (NY)
      • Scott Paramski receives HERA Power of One Award.

2007

      • HERA OSB1 Research Grants are awarded to Dr. Chih-long Chang, Dr. Natini Jinnawath, Dr. Rob Bristow, and Dr. Bryan Hennessy
      • HERA Community Grants are awarded to the Women’s Advocacy Network (VA), Ovar’ Coming Together (IN), EASE (WA) and Ovarian Cancer Awareness of KY, and Woman-to-Woman (UT)
      • Inaugural Climb4Life Colorado is held
      • John Evans (Petzl) receives HERA Power of One Award.

2006

      • HERA OSB1 Research Grants are awarded to Dr. Martina Bazzaro and Dr. Tonya Webb
      • HERA holds the Inaugural Climb4Life DC Metro and Climb4Life Smith Rock
      • HERA Community Grants are awarded to R.O.A.R. – Responsible Ovarian Awareness Required! (PA), The Ovarian Cancer Coalition of Greater California and SHARE: Self-Help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer

2005

      • HERA OSB1 Research Grants are awarded to Dr. Kentaro Nakayama, Dr. Antonio Santillan and Dr. Martina Bazzaro
      • HERA Community Grants are awarded to Nicki’s Circle (CO) and the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Nevada (NV)
      • The HERA Climb4Life REI Road Tour celebrates its second year
      • Sean receives Climbing Magazine’s Golden Piton Award for Outstanding Service Organization
      • Stephanie Forte (Forte Creative Media) receives HERA Power of One Award.
      • REI Fairfax/Rhonda Krafchin receives HERA Power of One Award.

2004

      • HERA OSB1 Research Grants are awarded to Dr. Hiroyuki Yoshida, Dr. Martina Bazzaro and Dr. Christina Borgeest
      • HERA continues to support The HERA Valley Cancer Support Fund (CO)
      • Other Community Grants are awarded to OU Medical Center (OK) and the Women’s Wilderness Institute (CO)
      • The HERA REI Climb4Life Road Tour launches in REI stores and 39 climbing gyms in 6 cities
      • HERA receives IZZE Q Award for outstanding grassroots non-profit organization
      • Sean is a featured guest on the Jane Pauley Show
      • Peter Metcalf (Black Diamond) receives first HERA Power of One Award.

2003

      • The first HERA OSB1 Research Grant is awarded to Dr. Brant Wang
      • HERA continues to support the HERA Valley Cancer Support Fund (CO)
      • A second Community Grant is awarded to the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Nevada (NV)
      • The 2nd Annual Climb4Life Utah is held with double the participants
      • 2nd Annual Climb4Life Las Vegas is held

2002

      • Sean establishes the HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation
      • Inaugural HERA Climb4Life Utah is held
      • The HERA Valley Cancer Support Fund (CO) begins with HERA’s first Community Grant
      • Inaugural HERA Climb4Life Las Vegas is held

2001

      • Sean’s cancer goes into remission and she continues her work raising awareness about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer.

2000

1999

      • Sean participates in FDA approved clinical trial in Nashville, TN.

1997

      • Sean Patrick is diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer at age 46

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