Get a head start on Mother's Day by
spending an enjoyable afternoon with your family on Sun., April 30 at theWomen's Health Initiative Tea Fundraiser.
Hosted by members of the Women's
Health Initiative to benefit the Valley Breast Health Care Fund, the Tea will
take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Dining Room at Griffin Hospital, 130
Division St., Derby. The event will feature a savory, sophisticated foods,
raffles and door prizes. And be sure to wear a favorite hat for the “Best Hat
is open to all everyone - men and women, wives and husbands, mothers, daughters,
Guest speakers include Elizabeth Johnson, of Bigelow Tea,
who will talk about the new line of “wellness” teas, and Dr. Devika Jajoo, of
Jefferson Radiology, who will discuss the latest news on mammograms and breast
This year’s event is co-chaired by
Patricia Tarasovic and Kate Cosgrove.
Cost is $30 per person. Reserve
your seat by contacting Nancy at 203-734-6945 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Dorothy at
203-233-7639 or email@example.com. Donations are also welcome.
Health Initiative is comprised of members of the community working toward a
common goal of addressing and improving women's health issues. The Valley
Breast Health Care Fund was established in 2001 to ensure that no person,
regardless of age or socio-economic condition, is denied screening mammograms
or diagnostic testing for breast cancer. The Initiative recently expanded its
support to include those seeking assistance with diagnosed breast cancer
related services such as wigs, transportation and groceries.
In addition to
Cosgrove, Tarasovic and Johnson, members include:
- Initiative Co-chair Dr.
- Daun Barrett
- Darlene Breving,
- Carey Carpino,
- Christine Cooper,
- Dolores Chew,
- Karen Cusick,
- Dorothy Gandy,
- Antoinetta Hallett,
- Peggy Marlowe,
- Frank Michaud, and
- Nancy Valentine.
Membership in the Women’s Health
Initiative is open to all interested persons.