Honors Received

American Cancer Society

Look Good – Feel Better

Volunteer of the Year 2006 – 07 – Patient Support

and work with Bosom Buddies

Cheryl Fourcade (l.) and Nancy Hihar (r.)

Kenner cosmetologist, Nancy Hihar, right, has been presented the American Cancer Society Mid South Division, Inc – Louisiana –“Volunteer of the Year 2006-07 – Patient Support” by Cheryl Fourcade, left, for her dedication to the Look Good Feel Better program and her work with Bosom Buddies.  Nancy has also provided hair care services to extended care cancer patients who are confined to the hospital.

Look Good Feel Better and Bosom Buddies are support programs for women who have been affected by cancer.  Nancy has been associated with Look Good Feel Better program for the past four years. Her dedication and expertise as a cosmetologist has helped many women with mild to extreme hair loss cope with the challenges that occur from thissometimes debilitating condition. Nancy has appeared with Cheryl Fourcade of the 

American Cancer Society, on the Cox Cable Cox10 ConneXXions talk show with Brad Grundmeyer promoting the Look Good Feel Better program for women who are experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy.

   The award was presented to Nancy at the American Cancer Society’s Mid South Division, Inc – Louisiana Annual Awards banquet held at Harrah’s Hotel on February 28, 2008.

    Nancy owns and operates Hair Styles Unlimited, Inc at 3635 Florida Ave, Suite A in Kenner, LA, an upscale Kenner Salon that caters to full family services, and also to clientele who have mild to extreme hair loss due to natural causes, and medically induced hair loss which can occur as a result of chemotherapy.

Since the above article was printed in the Kenner Star, Cheryl, herself, developed breast cancer and succumbed to this dreaded disease.  Please pray for her and for her family that they may receive the healing and consolation that they so much need…

Nancy continues to work with the American Cancer Society and  Look Good-Feel Better at East Jefferson Hospital and is now in her thirteenth year as their monthly Program Coordinator…

The Look Good-Feel Better Schedule can be obtained by calling East Jefferson Hospital, or it can be viewed on the internet at http://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/programs/program-finder/. Enter your zip code and select Search. A list of Program Locations will be displayed. Select the one that is good for you, and the address, Contact Information and Program Dates and Hours will be displayed.