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The Phillip H. Street Cancer Community Service Award is to be given annually by the Board of Directors of the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education to an individual or partnership that has contributed exceptional service to Georgia’s cancer community. Phillip Street served as legal counsel to Georgia CORE for nearly 20 years and was instrumental in the success of the organization. He was personally moved to strengthen Georgia’s cancer community after the death of his first wife to cancer, and the cancer journeys of several other family and friends. He gave his professional expertise, his financial support, and his personal time to advance cancer research and care in Georgia. His appreciation for the “unsung hero” in the cancer fight including survivors, caregivers, advocates, and volunteers was part of his legacy and shapes the award criteria below.
Criteria for Submission:

Awardees of the Phillip H. Street Cancer Community Service Award will demonstrate:

  • Consistent and substantial service to Georgia’s cancer care community through giving their time, talent, and/or treasure to advance cancer research and care
  • Volunteerism in support of cancer survivorship and/or caregiving
  • Dedication to serving the people of Georgia
  • Courageous leadership and innovative thinking that leads to improvements in cancer care and/or discoveries in cancer prevention or treatment.

The awardee will receive $5,000 and may choose whether to accept the funds for personal use or donate them to a charity or charities of their choice.

The inaugural award will be given in March 2023 at Georgia CORE’s 20th Anniversary Gala.

Applications are due Friday, October 21, 2022.

The awardee will be announced at Georgia CORE's gala on Saturday, February 18, 2023.
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