Kathy Stankiewicz from Olyphant was the winner of the grand prize, a pink Fender American Standard Stratocaster FSR – Limited Edition guitar, for the recent Judi H Rock-On 4 event.  The dance party was held by a group of friends and family of a woman from Dunmore who lost her battle with cancer in 2007. …

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PPL recently contributed $1,500 to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute to support the organization’s Patient Navigation Program.  The Patient Navigation Program helps low income, uninsured, or underinsured individuals in northeast Pennsylvania receive their recommended breast, cervical, and colon cancer screenings.  The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute invests 100% of its resources locally. Pictured at the check…

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The 8th annual Nancy McCormick Memorial Volleyball Tournament will be held Saturday, May 24th at Dunmore High School, 300 W. Warren Street.  Friends and family hold the tournament each year in memory of Nancy McDonald McCormick, who died from colon cancer.  Nancy was trained as an educator who played volleyball for many years in local recreation leagues. …

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The Cancer Institute would like to extend a sincere thank you to the thousands of individuals and organizations who took part in the 11th annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day on March 27, 2014. More than 5,300 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day awareness t-shirts and 3,000 pins were sold this year as part of the…

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The Board of Ambassadors, along with the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, recently presented Luzerne County Community College’s Culinary Department with a recognition plaque for its generous contribution to the Ambassador’s 2nd annual Spirit of Hope Celebration.  Salvatore Shandra, department Chair for Hospitality Management programs at Luzerne County Community College, along with culinary students, created and served desserts…

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