The Sussex County Survivorship Coalition will host “After Ringing the Bell,” a one-day annual conference for cancer survivors and health care professionals to come together, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, 101 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach.

Those interested in attending are encouraged to register by Jan. 15 at

This year’s conference theme is “Achieving Wellness with Grit & Grace.” This year’s featured speakers include Scott Siegal, speaking on “Grit, Grace, and Wellness in Survivorship;” Michael Mackenzie, Tricia Jefferson and Cindy Beaver, speaking on “Using Grit and Grace to Develop a Wellness Vision;” and Judith Ramirez, speaking on “Growing Grace in Survivorship.”

Health professionals will be able to earn continuing education credits. Conference objectives include identifying how to use grit and grace to transition from patient to survivor; identifying how to develop a wellness vision; recognizing the role of nutrition, physical activity and other wellness activities to improve quality of life after cancer treatment; and exploring local resources to help individuals move from surviving to thriving.

Continental breakfast will be available in the morning, and lunch will be provided in the afternoon. Seating is limited.

For more, email or call 645‐9150.