Statement as issued Tuesday by the foundation:
Fort Wayne, Ind. (February 5, 2013) The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer welcomes two board members: Kathy Callen and Julie Inskeep.
Callen is currently Board Chair at Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and Tower Bank among others, and has more than 20 years of nonprofit management experience. She is a member of the Indiana University Fort Wayne Colloquium.
Inskeep is Publisher of Fort Wayne Journal Gazette and Chairman of the Board of Fort Wayne Newspapers. (She has volunteered on many non-profit boards and has served as president of the United Way of Allen County, Community Partnerships Inc. and the board at Fort Wayne Community Foundation.)
Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Board Members include: Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, Patricia R. Miller, P. Michael Miller and Jill Nichols.
Learn more about the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer at www.verabradley.org.
About the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer: The Foundation is celebrating its 15th year of funding the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research Laboratories at the Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis through a multi-year $20 million pledge. Since 1998, the Foundation has played an integral role in changing the face of breast cancer research by supporting 22 labs and 43 researchers and clinicians who are leading major advancements in drug therapies and setting a world-wide standard. The Foundation receives funding through national events, a $1 million annual gift from Vera Bradley, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRA), and through donations on www.verabradley.org.