Cancer awareness event renamed for HPU former first lady
BROWNWOOD – Nov. 4, 2011 – Howard Payne University held its annual breast cancer awareness walkathon recently, renaming the event in honor of cancer-survivor Brenda Newbury. Newbury is the wife of Howard Payne University chancellor and former president Dr. Don Newbury.
Fifteen teams composed of 135 raised more than $2,700 for Brownwood’s Walker Cancer Center. A check will be presented to the center on Monday, Nov. 7.
Caption: Dr. Diana Ellis, HPU first lady, and Dr. Brent Marsh, vice president for student life, read a proclamation renaming HPU’s annual breast cancer walkathon in honor of Brenda Newbury (center). Newbury is shown with her husband, Dr. Don Newbury, with two of their daughters and grandchildren.