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Day Kimball Hospital Deary Memorial Fund Recieves Donation for Breast Cancer Awareness from Danielson Elks

November 25, 2009

(L-R) - Tina Hilton, exalted ruler, Danielson Elks, Gail Bigelow, committee member, Tori Bates, Day Kimball Healthcare, Bev Privee, committee member, Terri Pringle, Lodge Inner Guard, Danielson Elks and event chair.

First Annual Ladies Golf Tournament a Success

PUTNAM, CT –Day Kimball Hospital’s Deary Memorial Cancer Fund recently received over $1,900 from the ladies golf tournament sponsored by the Danielson Elks Club to benefit breast cancer awareness.

Terri Pringle, Danielson Elks #1706 committee chair, said “A close friend of mine approached me to help her with an event to raise awareness for breast cancer. My friend had cancer treatment at Day Kimball Hospital and was very impressed with her care; therefore, she wanted the proceeds to benefit Day Kimball Hospital.” Monies raised for the Day Kimball Hospital Deary Memorial Cancer Fund remain local and help local families.

Held at the Woodstock Golf Course, the Danielson Elks’ first annual ladies golf tournament attracted 46 players, a number of tee sponsors and an outpouring of support from the community. Participants enjoyed a chicken barbeque after the tournament. The winning team included, Gina Barrows, Pauline Moore, Mary Jane Burke and Karen Larsen. Each person received a gift of her choice from a Sperry Docksider catalog.

“The committee of Bev Privee, Terri Pringle and Gail Bigelow would like to thank all the ladies that participated, Mark Hilton and his committee for an outstanding day, PER Keith Pringle, Bill Privee and PER, PDD and current Vice President of the East District Mike Barta for their delicious chicken BBQ,” said Pringle. “We would also like to congratulate the winning team.”

Day Kimball Hospital’s Rose Bove LaRose Hematology/Oncology Center offers a wide range of services for people with blood disorders and cancers. This includes chemotherapy, biologic therapy, blood product transfusions, prevention evaluations and treatments, nutrition services, integrative medicine therapies, genetic counseling and testing and cancer survivorship care. Patients have access to clinical research trials through the UMass Memorial Cancer Center.