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JCC Camera Club Holds Photography Exhibit at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (February 3, 2004) -- A collection of beautiful photography captured by the members of the JCC Camera Club will be displayed February 7 thru March 18, 2004 in the Center Building at Fox Chase Cancer Center. In honor of its "Through the Camera's Eye 2004" exhibit, the JCC Camera Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the artistic values of photography, will also hold an opening reception on Thursday, February 12 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in conference rooms C and D of the Center Building at Fox Chase.

Many of the prints on display are available for purchase. A portion of the total sales will be given to cancer research at Fox Chase.

Founded in 1981, the JCC Camera Club is one of the largest in the Philadelphia area. Affiliated with the Photographic Society of America (PSA), the Delaware Valley Council of Camera Clubs (DVCCC), the JCC Camera Club meets at the Jewish Community Center, Raymond & Miriam Klein Branch, and is open to all members in the Northeast Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs. The camera club helps beginners as well as experienced photographers express their creative abilities through lectures, workshops and competitions. For more information on the JCC Camera Club, please visit their website at

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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