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Army of Pink Winner Announced

Breast Cancer Awareness

Glendale Adventist Medical Center (GAMC) announced the Army of Pink campaign winner on Wednesday, October 29 during a reception at GAMC’s Cancer Center. The goal of the Army of Pink campaign was to raise awareness about breast cancer and early detection as well as let the public know about resources available to them at the hospital. Residents voted for their favorite candidates online. Lieutenant Tim Feeley was voted the winner, getting most of the votes. He even enlisted the aid of his K-9, Yudy, a former Glendale Police Dept. K-9, in his campaign. 

There were more than 97,000 online votes.  

“Seeing how many lives cancer affects motivated me to be part of the Army of Pink campaign and do my part to fight against cancer. This was personal for me, having recently lost my mother-in-law to this disease,” said Lieutenant Tim Feeley.  

The second runner up was Scott Ochoa and the third runner up was Greg Fish.

“We have gathered an array of six prominent men in the community to wear pink and increase awareness about early breast cancer prevention and detection. I want to personally thank and commend all of our soldiers.” said Ramella Markarian, VP, Business Development, GAMC. 

The six Influential candidates worked hard during the entire month of October to increase community awareness about breast cancer.  The Army of Pink soldiers provided personalized campaign materials and handed out creative pink breast cancer collateral to residents at public events.  Their message: “Breast cancer has a high survival rate when caught early.”

The brave Army of Pink soldiers for 2014 included Scott Ochoa, Glendale City Manager; Harlan Gibbs, MD, GAMC Emergency Department; Tim Feeley, Lieutenant, Glendale Police Department; Greg Krikorian, President, Board of Education, Glendale Unified School District; Archbishop Hovnan Derderian (Western Diocese) Armenian Church; and Greg Fish, Deputy Chief, Glendale Fire Department. They were led by Army of Pink captain Elissa Glickman, CEO of Glendale Arts. Online campaign voting ended on Oct. 26.