Mountain View Girls Basketball Team Raises $1,800

The Mountain View Girls’ Basketball team surprised us with a big donation. They wanted to give back to the community and chose to donate to the Cancer Institute. The team hosted a fundraiser on Monday, January 31, 2022, during a regular season basketball game. They featured a memory board where attendees could display a loved one’s…

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Spirit of Hope Ambassador Recognized

Richard P. Conaboy Jr. knows all too well that cancer does not discriminate. He has lost two daughters, two brothers-in law to cancer and his son, daughter and sister are cancer survivors. Currently his sister-in law is being treated for her cancer. As if cancer did not already hit close enough to home, Dick was…

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Mountain View Girls’ Basketball Team Raises $1,800 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute  

The Mountain View Girls’ Basketball Team hosted a fundraiser on Monday, January 31st during their basketball game. The event featured a memory board, a 50/50 raffle and a variety of raffle baskets. This event raised $1,800 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.  The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local nonprofit whose mission is to ease…

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Plains Township Police Raise $1,462 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute­­­

PLAINS TOWNSHIP, PA – The Plains Township Police Department collaborated with Futuristic Innovative Graphics in Kingston to specially design t-shirts as a breast cancer awareness fundraiser in October 2021. They raised $1,462.66 to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local organization focused on easing the burden of cancer in northeastern Pennsylvania. It was important to the…

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Cancer Institute Releases Latest Local Cancer Surveillance Report 

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local community-based nonprofit organization, has released the latest report on cancer, “Cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania: Incidence and Mortality for Common Cancers”.  The report is available at: https://cancernepa.org/ This unique, locally focused report was compiled by Cancer Institute Director of Cancer Surveillance, Karen Ryczak, RN and Medical Director, Samuel Lesko, MD, MPH.…

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Board of Ambassadors Finalize Spirit of Hope Celebration for November 12

Ambassadors Announce Tribute to Courage Honoree SCRANTON, PA – The Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board will host its ninth annual Spirit of Hope Celebration on Friday, November 12, 2021 from 7:00pm to 10:30pm at Mohegan Sun Pocono in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. The event features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, live music by The…

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Luzerne County Bar Association Charitable Foundation Grants $1,000 to Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

EXETER, PA – The Luzerne County Bar Association Charitable Foundation hosted their annual summer outing event at Fox Hill Country Club in Exeter in July. The event featured an evening of dinner, presentations featuring two student scholarships and honoring Attorney William F. Anzalone. Additionally, grants were presented to several nonprofit organizations in the region including the…

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Cancer Institute Names Chair for 29th Annual Cancer Survivors Day

SCRANTON, PA – Cynthia Mailloux, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E., has been named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 29th Annual Cancer Survivors Day- Honoring, Remembering, Sharing. Cynthia Mailloux, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E., is professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at King’s College. She had been chair of the Department of Nursing at Misericordia University for…

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McDonald Foundation Donates $5,000 to Northeast Regional Cancer Institute 

SCRANTON, PA – The McDonald Foundation presented the Cancer Institute with a $5,000 donation to support the Cancer Institute’s Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program. Nevin Gerber, a representative of the McDonald Foundation and Spirit of Hope Ambassador together with Leo Vergnetti, Chairman of the Spirit of Hope Board of Ambassadors, presented the check.   The Spirit…

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Foster & Lynn Friess Donation to Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

Year-end donation Supports Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program  SCRANTON, PA – Spirit of Hope Celebration Ambassador, Matt Beynon, presented the Cancer Institute with a $100,000 check in December as a year-end blessing from Lynnette and Foster Friess of Jackson, WY, to support the Cancer Institute’s Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program. Foster Friess, a Wyoming businessman and…

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