Spirit of Hope Celebration planned for Nov. 6

For Abington Journal | October 10th, 2015 1:50 pm

SCRANTON — The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board will host its fourth annual Spirit of Hope Celebration from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 at Mohegan Sun Pocono in the Keystone Grand Ballroom.

The event features cocktails, food stations, desserts, music and a live and silent auction. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling the Cancer Institute at 1-800-424-6724 or online at cancernepa.org.

The Tribute to Courage honorees are James Barrett McNulty and Evie Rafalko McNulty.

The Board of Ambassadors is a group of individuals and business leaders in northeast Pennsylvania who come together to raise funds and awareness to fight cancer in the local community through their support and promotion of a gala event.

The Spirit of Hope Celebration benefits the Cancer Institute’s Patient Navigation Program. This program helps low income, uninsured and under-insured individuals in the region get their recommended colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer screenings.

2015 Spirit of Hope Board of Ambassadors, from left, first row, Angela Jones; Traci Fosnot; Karen M. Saunders, president of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Roxanne Schulman and Sharon Lynett. Second row, Brian McQuestion; Mark Conway, Esq.; Joseph G. Ferguson, Esq.; Richard P. Conaboy Jr.; Nick Colangelo; Leo Vergnetti, chairman of the Board of Ambassadors; James Gorman; John P. Rodgers, Esq.; Tom Blaskiewicz and Scott Henry. Absent from photo, Jim and Susan Brady; Thomas P. Cummings, Jr., Esq.; Cliff and Marsha Fay; Greg Gagorik; Jeff George; John and Jennifer Heil; Charles C. Jefferson; Jennifer Lynett; Pat McGloin; Philip Medico; Dan Meuser; John Moran; Chuck Morgan; David J. Nape; Dr. Christopher Peters; Billy Rinaldi; Vince Scarpetta; P. Richard Scheller; Patrick Sicilio; Eugene Sperazza, Esq.; Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Szydlowski and Andrew M. Wallace.
http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_ABJ-Hope.jpg2015 Spirit of Hope Board of Ambassadors, from left, first row, Angela Jones; Traci Fosnot; Karen M. Saunders, president of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Roxanne Schulman and Sharon Lynett. Second row, Brian McQuestion; Mark Conway, Esq.; Joseph G. Ferguson, Esq.; Richard P. Conaboy Jr.; Nick Colangelo; Leo Vergnetti, chairman of the Board of Ambassadors; James Gorman; John P. Rodgers, Esq.; Tom Blaskiewicz and Scott Henry. Absent from photo, Jim and Susan Brady; Thomas P. Cummings, Jr., Esq.; Cliff and Marsha Fay; Greg Gagorik; Jeff George; John and Jennifer Heil; Charles C. Jefferson; Jennifer Lynett; Pat McGloin; Philip Medico; Dan Meuser; John Moran; Chuck Morgan; David J. Nape; Dr. Christopher Peters; Billy Rinaldi; Vince Scarpetta; P. Richard Scheller; Patrick Sicilio; Eugene Sperazza, Esq.; Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Szydlowski and Andrew M. Wallace. Submitted photo

For Abington Journal

Information provided by The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.


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