Friends and family of a woman from Dunmore who lost her battle with cancer in 2007 have banded together to plan a one-of-a-kind fundraiser in her memory. The Judi H. Rock On Memorial Fund is raffling off a one-of-a-kind pink guitar nicknamed, “The Pink Lady.” The guitar was donated and signed by renowned guitar maker…

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St. Mary of Mount Carmel Students Support Colon Cancer Awareness

Members of the National Junior Honor Society at St. Mary of Mount Carmel School in Dunmore recently painted and sold Christmas ornaments to raise money to support colon cancer awareness. The thirteen eighth-grade students were able to donate a grand total of $770 to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local nonprofit organization working to…

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Wayne County Community Foundation Awards Grant to Cancer Institute

The Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded a $1,000 grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local nonprofit organization seeking to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The grant will help cover transportation costs for individuals involved in the Cancer Institute Community Based Cancer Patient Navigation program. Benefitting local low-income residents,…

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Patterson Dental Employees Support Cancer Institute

Employees of Patterson Dental in Pittston recently made a contribution of over $1,800 to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The funds were raised by the group through a variety of activities, including a bake sale, dress down day, and weight loss challenge. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local nonprofit organization seeking to ease…

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Bob Durkin, President of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, was recently featured in a Happenings Magazine Article honoring local men involved with nonprofit organizations. The article, entitled “Ties that Bind,” showcased eleven men from Northeast Pennsylvania who are involved with nonprofit organizations and pictured them wearing their favorite neckties. Connected with the article is an…

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