Elayne Blackman

President St. Andrews Chapter

The St. Andrews Chapter was founded by Elayne Blackman 13 years ago after she received treatment for oral cancer from Dr. Jarred Goodwin at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. During her one-year check-up, Barbara Pessel (our Sylvester lesion), asked Elayne if she would be interested in starting a Pap Corps Chapter in St. Andrews Country Club, Boca Raton. Having survived two types of cancer (first breast cancer treated in New York, then oral cancer treated at Sylvester), Elayne wanted to turn lemons into lemonade and she felt this was a great opportunity to do just that. Knowing first hand the importance of having access to excellent doctors, she agreed to open the Chapter. After an initial meeting at her house with all the members from the Board of Directors, the St. Andrews Chapter was formed. She became the first President, and her good friend Wendy Salomon decided to join as Vice President and Treasurer.

The St. Andrews Chapter became a very successful fundraising Chapter that held numerous events throughout the year including silent auctions, luncheons, and casino nights. Since Elayne had experience in the world of Art from having worked as a docent at the Guggenheim and the Whitney Museum of American Arts for 5 years, she organized bus tours to private collections in Miami and Palm Beach. All of these were very successful fundraising events that contributed greatly to cancer research.

Four years later another resident from the St. Andrews community, Ally Kroner, had a brother diagnosed with cancer. Elayne connected her with Sylvester where the cancer was successfully treated. Ally was so thankful for this that she decided to become a volunteer, and Elayne offered her the position of President, which she held for 4 years. Ally helped the Chapter a lot during her Presidency by organizing sponsorships and expanding the luncheons and other activities. Today Elayne is back at the President seat, and Wendy remains as Vice President and Treasurer. Both working hard to come up with innovative ways of continuing to raise funds through these difficult times of Covid 19.


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About The Pap Corps

South Florida’s Largest, Volunteer Cancer Fundraising Organization

With 20,000 members strong, The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research is South Florida’s largest grassroots fundraising organization. Together, we strive towards our collective vision— A World Without Cancer. All funds raised at our events benefit Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. There, physicians and scientists work on groundbreaking research programs to eradicate all forms of cancer.

Our Mission

To enable and support through the funds we raise, the vital research programs at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Would you like to learn more about joining our Chapter? Or volunteer opportunities? Contact Us!

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Featured Events and News


On December 31st, 2021 – We had a Raffle Drawing for everyone at St. Andrews! It was a great success and we raised $25,000 net!


Our winners:

  • Katherine Haubenstock won the $500 cash prize
  • Susan Spass won the Neman Marcus YSL leather tote bag


We would like to thank our Raffle Committee for all the beautiful raffle prizes. Many thanks to:

  • Barbara Peskin – VP and Chairman of the Raffle.
  • Bonnie Henry
  • Elaine Lazarus
  • Wendy Salomon
  • Addie Some
  • Wendy Child
  • Meryl Kafka
  • Elayne Blackman

With great appreciation we welcome our new members and thank them for joining and supporting

the St. Andrews Chapter of The Pap Corps.


Below are the members who joined during our 2020-2021 year. Welcome!

With Gratitude:

Elayne Blackman – Founder and President, Wendy Salomon – Vice President and Treasurer, Barbara Peskin – Vice President of Membership


Richard Blakeman

Lifetime Member

Carin Boris

Lifetime Member

Fara Copell

Lifetime Member

Stacey Davis

Lifetime Member

Robin Ebenstein

Lifetime Member

Judi Falk

Lifetime Member

Mark Friedman

Lifetime Member

Howard Gellis

Lifetime Member

Joan Gellis

Lifetime Member

Lois Glick

Lifetime Member

Lori Gold

Lifetime Member

Earl Goldberg

Lifetime Member

Mindy Goldman

Lifetime Member

Lynne Halpern

Lifetime Member

Rachelle Harris

Lifetime Member

Catherine Haubenstock

Lifetime Member

Steven Haubenstock

Lifetime Member

Barbara Jay

Lifetime Member

Judith Kahan

Lifetime Member

Elaine Krell

Lifetime Member

Elaine Lazarus

Lifetime Member

Steven Leffler

Lifetime Member

Harriet Levine

Lifetime Member

Loretta Liten

Lifetime Member

Allan Neiditch

Lifetime Member

Tracy Ochsman

Lifetime Member

Susanne Osofsky

Lifetime Member

Cheryl Portnoy

Lifetime Member

Cheryl Rosenberg

Lifetime Member

Barbara Sadowsky

Lifetime Member

Norma Salzman

Lifetime Member

Stacey Shapiro

Lifetime Member

Alice Siegel

Lifetime Member

Marcia Tabatchnick

Lifetime Member

Beth Tranese

Lifetime Member

Sue Weber

Lifetime Member

Regina Weinberg

Lifetime Member

Brenda Weinstein

Lifetime Member

Sharon Wender

Lifetime Member

Natalie Werbitt

Lifetime Member

Michelle Zelekowitz

Lifetime Member



Membership

Join the St. Andrews Chapter or renew your membership.

General Donations

Make a general donation to support the St. Andrews Chapter of The Pap Corps.

The Giving Train

The Giving Train is an opportunity to make a monthly commitment in support of cancer research and the next survivor.

AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to donate to The Pap Corps every time you shop, at no cost to you.

Contact Us

If you'd like to get more information about The Pap Corps' St. Andrews Chapter send us an email! Whether it's information about donating, becoming a member, or becoming a volunteer, we would love to talk to you.

AmazonSmile

If you HAVE an Amazon account, click on the button below to sign in to AmazonSmile. The "Papanicolaou Corps for Cancer Research" organization will be selected by default as your choice for the donation. Then go ahead and do your purchasing (just like you would do on Amazon), only this site is Amazon Smile, and it does the rest by donating .5% of your purchases. (Yes, Amazon Smile does have a prime account feature, too.) 

  

If you DON'T have a an AMAZON account, click the button below, and then the button that says 'Create Your Amazon Account'. After that, you are ready to order. 

[NOTE: For PAP to receive a donation, you must use your Amazon Smile account not your regular Amazon account which is not the donation website.]  

Help PAP fundraise by sending an email to family members and close friends asking

them to sign on to SMILE AMAZON by using this website for purchases and gifts throughout the year.

 

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