LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The executive director of the Susan G. Komen For The Cure’s Los Angeles County chapter has confirmed to CBS2 that she is resigning from her post.READ MORE: Matthews Lifts Maple Leafs over Ducks, 4-3, In Shootout
Deb Anthony, who will become executive director of the Toberman Neighborhood Center, says recent changes have prompted her to leave.READ MORE: FBI, Local Authorities Searching For 'Green Gaiter Bandit,' Man Wanted For Robbing More Than A Dozen Local Banks
“I felt blessed to support the cause of breast cancer and will always be grateful to all the fabulous women I met,” she wrote in an e-mail. “There are several decisions that Komen has made in the past year that have led me to decide that my skills and talents no longer fit their model. I wish them the best. I have offered to assist the local organization for a few hours a week to support the staff and their efforts on the annual race for the cure. “MORE NEWS: Bronze Statue Of Kobe And Gianna Bryant Placed At Calabasas Crash Site Wednesday As Temporary, 1-Day Memorial
The Susan G. Komen foundation announced earlier this week that it will stop grants benefiting Planned Parenthood.