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Donna Elzenga honored as Professional of the Year | Enumclaw Senior Center

Donna Elzenga, recreation coordinator at the Enumclaw Senior Center, was honored as Professional of the Year during the recent Washington State Association of Senior Centers conference.

The award came during the May 20-22 conference in Chelan.

Elzenga founded Bras for the Cause in Enumclaw three years ago. The event has brought Elzenga is a breast cancer survivor who has lost two family members to the disease. That personal connection has fueled her passion to educate the community on the importance of prevention and early detection.

Money raised through Bras for a Cause is used to provide potentially lifesaving mammograms to uninsured and underinsured women in the Plateau area. The 2013 event raised $3,500.

This year’s Bras for the Cause will take place Oct. 16 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. The event includes judged exhibition of decorated bras submitted by community, hors d’oeuvres by Cornerstone Café, raffles, a silent auction and shopping with local vendors.

 

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