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Family Fun Day Celebration For Community Cancer Survivors & Families

DANBURY — On Saturday, June 29, the Connecticut Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Danbury Moose Lodge No. 1373 will host the second annual Family Fun Day Celebration for Community Cancer Survivors and their families.

The event will take place at the Danbury Moose Family Center, 75 Boulevard Drive, Danbury.

There will be carnival themed games, food, live entertainment, children’s activities, swimming and raffles. Over 250 guests and volunteers are expected for the special event.

The event will run from 1 to 5 pm.

There is a suggested donation of $5 per person, or $15 for families of four. Cancer survivors and children under 5 years old are admitted free.

The goal is to raise $5,000 to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Call 203-665-1400 for information.

LLS, headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 58 chapters in the United States and Canada, is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. LLS’s mission is to c ure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Since its founding in 1949, LLS has invested more than $815 million in research specifically targeting leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

For more information about blood cancer, visit www.LLS.org or call 800-955-4572 to reach LLS’s Information Resource Center (IRC), a call center staffed by master’s level social workers, nurses and health educators who provide information, support and resources to patients and their families and caregivers. IRC information specialists are available Monday through Friday from 9 am to 6 pm.

 

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