As a result of the efforts of the members of the Professional Women’s Group and the generosity of twenty local businesses, a $10,230 check was presented to the Danny Talbott Cancer Center on Friday, March 15, 2019 to support the Cancer Patient Assistance Program.

Patients diagnosed with cancer can often face tremendous financial as well as physical and emotional challenges. Cancer treatment begins at diagnosis and can last a lifetime, forcing patients and families to incur a host of financial hardships. They are often forced to take unpaid leave from work, lack transportation to and from treatment, and/or are unable to afford the cost of medication co-pays.  For these patients, financial stress can become too great, and drive them to end their treatment prematurely.

Patients need to focus on hope, health, and healing. They should never have to choose between receiving treatment and providing food and shelter for their families. To help ease financial hardship, the Fund provides financial assistance for applicable patients in need.

During the past several months, the women sold $10.00 discount cards that provide a 10% - 20% discount at various Rocky Mount restaurants and businesses.  The cards are valid for one year and may be used an unlimited number of times at each business.

The members of the Professional Women’s Group, Nash UNC Health Care Foundation, and the Danny Talbott Cancer Center would like to sincerely thank the Nash County Community and the following businesses for their generosity and support. 


Belmont Lake Golf Club                        

Shell Rapid Lube and Auto Spa                                                                

El Tapatio                                                 

The Bath Place

 Hing Ta                                                    

The Bowling Center

Honeybaked Ham                                  

The Jay Group, Ltd.

Kenilworth Fine Gifts                             

The Main Course


The Secret Garden

Osborne Jewelers                                   

Tipsy Tomato  

Miranda’s Sweet Addictions                

Trax Coffee Shop    

Patios in Bloom                                       

Westridge Grill

Pridgen’s Tire and Auto Center            

Which Wich

The discount cards are still available for sale and may be used until December 1, 2019.  If you would like to purchase a card in support of the Danny Talbott Cancer Center, please contact

Kate Barnes @ 252-904-2548   or Jeanne Ratchford @ 703-731-8631. If you would like to make a donation to the Danny Talbott Cancer Center  please contact Stacy S. Jesso at or call 252.962.8584.