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2017

January


Susan G. Komen regional affiliates to merge
Susan G. Komen Southern New England and Susan G. Komen Vermont-New Hampshire will merge into one group, the Susan G. Komen New England, the organizations announced.

Two Komen Affiliates Merge to Form Boston Nonprofit
Susan G. Komen Southern New England, based in Boston, and Susan G. Komen Vermont-New Hampshire, both affiliates of Susan G. Komen, a network of breast cancer survivors and advocates, yesterday announced they have merged operations.

Pink Powder Day returns to Bolton Valley
Bolton Valley, located in Bolton, Vermont, is proud to be holding its 2nd Pink Powder Day on Friday, February 3rd for the benefit of Susan G. Komen New England.

March 


New England Serves: Susan G. Komen New England
Susan G. Komen New England believes funding for new treatments will save lives by investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

Survivors Speak on Breast Cancer Awareness
 A panel of breast cancer survivors discuss how they beat breast cancer with the help through breakthrough research and funding for a cure

April


Daughter Walks in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to Honor Her Mother
NBC Boston profiles Ghena Binzer, who walks to raise money in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in memory of her mother, Janet Binzer. Ghena recalls her mother’s spirit and zest for life.

Charter school student designs winning Race for the Cure T-shirt
This Saturday, a flurry of young runners will race through Carson Beach in South Boston in shirts designed by a local artist: South Shore Charter Public School sixth-grader Christian Pettinelli of Quincy.

Thousands Take Part in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Thousands of people turned out Saturday for the 25th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in South Boston.

Registration open for 25th anniversary Vermont Race for the Cure
Early online registration is open for Susan G. Komen New England’s 25th Vermont Race for the Cure, a 10K run and 5K run/walk. The Race will be held on July 22 at Riley Rink at Hunter Park in Manchester.

Somerville resident to run Boston Marathon for Susan G. Komen New England
Elizabeth Schlatterer of Somerville, will be running this year’s Boston Marathon as part of the first ever Susan G. Komen New England Marathon Team.

Komen New England Awards $150K, Raises $137K via Race
Susan G. Komen New England, a Newton-based nonprofit, the Massachusetts affiliate of a national organization that raises funds for breast cancer research, recently announced that it awarded $150,000 to three nonprofits in the state.

Marshfield family pays it forward at Susan G. Komen 5K
Joanne LaForest walked the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure April 8, carrying those affected by cancer who she loves and supports on her back. But rather than weighing her down, they helped inspire her to move forward.

Amore Cucina Stamford to Donate 100% of April 24 Sales to Susan G. Komen® New England
The crew at Amore Cucina & Bar is gearing up for a special lunch and dinner service April 24 — when 100 percent of the day’s sales will be donated to support breast cancer research through Susan G. Komen New England.

May


Channel 3 partners with Susan G. Komen and the Race for the Cure
WFSB Channel 3 is proud to continue its partnership with Susan G. Komen New England and the Race for the Cure Greater Hartford.

New Hampshire Race for the Cure arrives in downtown Portsmouth this Saturday
On Saturday at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, between 400 and 500 walkers, runners, volunteers, and spectators are expected for the 6th New Hampshire Race for the Cure, presented by Komen New England.

Killington Resort invites women to get dirty for a good cause
On July 8, Killington Resort invites women to participate in the Dirty Girl Mud Run, one of the world’s largest women-only mud runs to raise awareness for breast cancer. The resort officially announced the event May 9.

Berlin Resident Participates In Komen Race for the Cure
Donna M. Bovee, a Berlin resident, and breast cancer survivor will participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on June 3.

Race for the Cure being held on June 3
The Greater Hartford Race for the Cure will be held on June 3 at Bushnell Park in Hartford.

June


Money raised for Breast Cancer cure in Hartford
Thousands of people gathered at Bushnell Park to race to find a cure for breast cancer.

July


Race for the Cure celebrates 25 years
The 25th anniversary Race for the Cure to benefit Susan G. Komen New England’s efforts to fight breast cancer kicks off at 7 a.m. on Saturday at Riley Rink at Hunter Park.

A grant to fight cancer
The Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center, with locations in Fairfield, Trumbull and Bridgeport, was awarded a grant from Susan G. Komen New England, the local affiliate of Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest network of breast cancer survivors and advocates.

Raising funds, having fun at the 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Hope and the color pink surrounded Riley Rink at Hunter Park on Saturday for the 25th annual Race for the Cure.

25 and Counting

Lamoreaux sets course record at Vermont Race for the Cure
Lamoreaux finished first in the men’s division finishing the 10K run in a course record 37 minutes, 43 seconds.

 

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