Annual Cancer Walk Raises $2,285 for American Cancer Society

Cancer check presentationThe 26th annual Hook O’Malley Run/Walk Against Cancer presented a check for $2,285 to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the late Paul “Hook” O’Malley, who succumbed to cancer 26 years ago.

Paul “Hook” O’Malley was a boxing coach, mentor, and father to the youth of our community, and is fondly remembered and deeply missed.

The O’Malley Family has been raising funds for cancer research for the past 26 years.

Shown from left: Vincent O’Malley, Patrick O’Malley II, Matthew O’Malley, Mary Beth Valvano, Representative of the American Cancer Society, and Patrick O’Malley.

“Bowl for a Cause” Raises More than $2,000 for Coaches vs. Cancer

Bowl for a Cause

Commonwealth Health held its annual “Bowl for a Cause” fundraiser at South Side Bowl in Scranton.  Approximately 175 employees from Regional Hospital of Scranton, Moses Taylor Hospital and Commonwealth Health Emergency Medical Services (CHEMS) took part in the event.

Each employee who participated paid a fee to bowl two games with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer. More than $2,300 was raised for the charitable organization.  Prizes including highest and lowest team bowling score, best and worst individual score, best team name and best team spirit were handed out to participants.

Members from Commonwealth Health team “Cha-Chings” include, Kathy Martillotti, Michele Beck, Matthew Kalinchok, Nicole Yusinski, John Matlock, JoAnn Hanusich and Lynn Lucash.

Annual Run Benefits American Cancer Society

Cancer donation

The 25th Annual Hook O’Malley 5K Run/Walk was held in memory of the late Paul “Hook” O’Malley, the late boxing coach, who succumbed to cancer on Sept. 25, 1992.  He believed in the spiritual, emotional, and physical health of the youth in his community.

A check made out for $2,100 was presented to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the O’Malley Family.

Shown from left are:  Patrick O’Malley, Vincent O’Malley, Patrick O’Malley, II, Matt O’Malley, James Barrett, and Ryan Schofield, representative of the American Cancer Society