Spirit of Hope Celebration raises more than $54,000 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

February 27th, 2016 7:51 am

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute board of ambassadors and associate board of ambassadors met in mid January at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport for a wrap-up meeting of the 2015 Spirit of Hope Celebration. The Ambassadors presented the Cancer Institute with a $54,342 check from this past years event, the feature of which was the Tribute to Courage, honoring Evie Rafalko McNulty and James Barrett McNulty. Proceeds benefited the Cancer Institutes Patient Navigation Program. First row, from left, Roxanne Schulman, Karen M. Saunders, Traci Fosnot, Spirit of Hope Board Chair Leo Vergnetti, Angela Rempe Jones, Robin Long and Jessica Kalinoski. Second row, Philip Medico, David Nape, John Heil, Jennifer Heil, Vince Scarpetta, Pat Sicilio and Gene Sperazza. Third row, Jeff George, Paul McGloin, James Gorman, Joe Ferguson, Greg Gagorik, Thomas Cummings Jr., John P. Rodgers, Tom Blaskewicz, Charles C. Jefferson, Richard Conaboy and P. Richard Scheller. Absent from photo are Chuck Morgan, Brian McQuestion, Andrew Wallace, John and Jennifer Heil, William F. Rinaldi, Dr. Steven J. Szydlowski, Sharon Lynett, Jennifer Lynett, John Moran, Dan Meuser, Scott E. Henry, Attorney Mark J. Conway, Jim Brady, Susan Brady and Nicholas F. Colangelo.

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