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The CSC office is currently only open by appointment. It is planned to bring individuals back to face-to-face meetings starting May 2021
SAN LUIS OBISPO – CA Central Coast Cancer Support Community (CSC-CCC) is pleased to announce Jessica Main as the new General Manager for the popular Shannon D’Acquisto. D’Acquisto recently left her role as CSC-CCC to become director of the Hearst Cancer Resource Center in San Luis Obispo. The Board of Directors would like to thank D’Acquisto for her six years of excellent service to the organization as Executive Director and the last four years on the Board of Directors. Main and D’Acquisto look forward to the two organizations working together to serve the community. Main is an active member of the North County community, where she has served on numerous boards and is the former chief executive of the Templeton Chamber of Commerce.
Main is excited to take on this new role as Executive Director of the CSC-CCC to continue the great work of providing FREE cancer support resources to cancer patients and their families. CSC-CCC offers weekly support groups, education, restorative fitness, hats and wigs, family programs, patient navigation, hotline, counseling, Grupo de Apoyo, resources and more so that no one is confronted with cancer alone.
Main is honored to be selected to lead the CSC-CCC and “I look forward to moving the mission forward to ensure that all people with cancer are empowered through knowledge, empowered through action, and community supported. “
Main holds a bachelor’s degree in visual communication with a minor in business from the University of California, Davis. She has been self-employed at JEM Design for 16 years, creating print and website design for numerous companies across San Luis Obispo County. In November 2018, Main became CEO of the Templeton Chamber of Commerce and served that organization until June 2020 when the Templeton Chamber’s Board of Directors had to make the difficult decision to fire her due to Covid-19 losses. From July to December 2020, Main was the contracted media coordinator and marketing manager for San Luis Obispo County in the Clerk’s Office, who conducted the public relations and education for the November 3rd parliamentary elections. Main lives in North County with her two children, enjoys spending time with their animals, and attending three-day equestrian events.
The board of directors and the board of directors spent considerable time evaluating applications and conducting several interviews to identify the best candidate for the position. Dr. Shannon Berry, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the CSC-CCC, said, “We had a great experience interviewing some exceptional candidates. It showed us how a respected and wonderful Cancer Support Community organization has become here on the Central Coast. I am delighted to welcome our new director and look forward to the continued growth of CSC under her new leadership. “
Although the office is currently only open by appointment and remains socially distant via Zoom, there are plans to bring individuals back to face-to-face meetings from May 2021. Group size will be limited, socially distant, and RSVP will be required. Visit cscslo.org for more information on our programs.
Community members are encouraged to support our organization by signing up for the upcoming Tour of Paso Ride on Sunday May 2nd. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., the staggered start of 50 Mile Riders begins at 8:30 a.m., the staggered 26 Mile Riders start at 9:30 a.m. and a drive through dinner is offered from 11:30 a.m. To register, visit cscslo.org/Support-Our-Work/Tour-of-Paso-Bike-Ride or call (805) 238-4411 for more information.
about The mission of the Cancer Support Community on California’s Central Coast is to help those affected by cancer and their loved ones improve their health and wellbeing. Under the motto “So that no one is confronted with cancer alone”, CSC-CCC offers a professional program of social and emotional support and education so that participants can learn key skills that will enable them to regain control, reduce isolation and vacancies Restore hope regardless of the stage of the disease. Fundraising campaigns, private donations and sponsorships enable CSC-CCC to continue its work with the local community.
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