Spirit of Hope Raises More than $50K for Cancer Institute

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The Spirit of Hope Celebration Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board of Ambassadors presented the Cancer Institute with a $54,269 check from their 2018 Spirit of Hope event.

Proceeds from the event benefited the Cancer Institute’s Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program. This program helps low income and un/underinsured individuals in northeast Pennsylvania get their recommended colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer screenings.

Shown standing from left: Patty Vergnetti, Jennifer Heil, Angela Rempe Jones, Associate Board of Ambassadors Chair; Karen M. Saunders, President, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Leo Vergnetti, Board of Ambassadors Chairman;  Nevin Gerber, Steven J. Szydlowski, Ph.D., and Matt Beynon.

Cancer Institute to host Spirit of Hope Celebration on November 3rd

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board will host its sixth annual Spirit of Hope Celebration on Friday, Nov. 3, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Pocono in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. The event features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, live music by Paul LaBelle and The Exact Change Band and a live and silent auction.

Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased by calling the Cancer Institute at (570) 941-7984 or online at www.cancernepa.org. The 2017 Tribute to Courage honorees are Paul and Sharon LaBelle.

Front row, from left: Amanda E. Marchegiani, Community Relations Coordinator of Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Tom DePietro, Traci Fosnot, event chair; Angela Rempe Jones, Robin Long, Atty. Eugene D. Sperazza, Patrick Sicilio, Leo P. Vergnetti, Board of Ambassador chair, and Patty Vergnetti.

Back row: Brian McQuestion, Thomas P. Cummings III, Nick Colangelo, Atty. Tom P. Cummings Jr., Joe Van Wie, Roxanne Schulman, Karen M. Saunders, president of Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and Atty. Mark Conway.

 

Spirit of Hope Celebration Benefits Cancer Institute

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute board of ambassadors and associate board of ambassadors met recently at Montage Mountain for a wrap-up meeting of the 2016 Spirit of Hope Celebration. The Ambassadors presented the Cancer Institute with a $67,205 check.

Pictured, from left: Tom Blaskewicz, Traci Fosnot, event chair, Richard Conaboy, Thomas Cummings Jr., Charles C. Jefferson, Robin Long, William Rinaldi, Pat Sicilio, Leo Vergnetti, Spirit of Hope Celebration board chair, Jessica Kalinoski, Amanda E. Marchegiani, community relations coordinator, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (holding one end of the check), Chuck Morgan, Angela Rempe Jones and Andrew Wallace. Absent from the photo: Philip Medico, David Nape, Vince Scarpetta, Atty. Gene Sperazza, Kristie Hynoski, Paul McGloin, James Gorman, Joe Ferguson, Greg Gagorik, John P. Rodgers, P. Richard Scheller, Brian McQuestion, John and Jennifer Heil, Dr. Steven J. Szydlowski, Sharon Lynett, Jennifer Lynett, John Moran, Dan Meuser, Scott E. Henry, Atty.y Mark J. Conway, Jim Brady, Susan Brady,  Clifford and Marsha Fay, Roxanne Schulman, Scott Henry, Christopher Peters, M.D.,  Nicholas F. Colangelo, Evie Rafalko McNulty, Karen M. Saunders and Joe Van Wie.