Colorectal Screening Awareness: Calhoun Family Public Service Announcement

Rocky Hill, CT (25 February 2010)—Last year, 19,000 Connecticut residents were diagnosed with cancer. That’s enough people to fill every seat and more at the XL Center in Hartford. With the XL Center as a backdrop, the Connecticut Cancer Partnership (CCP) is proud to announce a new public service campaign featuring a well- known Connecticut family. “All those empty seats are a powerful message. That’s why I’m supporting the Connecticut Cancer Partnership’s goal to increase cancer screenings,” said Jeff Calhoun. Jeff’s dad “works” at the XL Center. Jeff’s dad—Coach Jim Calhoun—is a cancer survivor. The PSA campaign uses the empty…