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Barbara Cervoni

Community Advisor

A lifelong Westchester resident, Barbara Cervoni is Director of Services and Communication for Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Barbara is responsible for communications and media outreach to promote the organization's events and support services. She also is responsible for management and oversight of all service provision. Prior to joining Support Connection's staff in 2004, Barbara worked as Communications and Outreach Coordinator for CAREERS for People With Disabilities. As a licensed social worker with a Master's degree from Columbia University School of Social Work, Barbara spent the first 11 years of her professional career as a social worker in a variety of settings, where her experience spanned direct service, consultation, training and supervision.

Barbara Cervoni's Contributions

  1. Yorktown's Support Connection Launches Team Spirit Campaign

    Yorktown's Support Connection Launches Team Spirit Campaign

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. --   Support Connection is hoping everyone gets into the spirit.The organization, which helps women battling breast and ovarian cancer, announced the launch of the 2016 “Team Spirit” campaign for their annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer, which will take place on Oct. 2  at FDR Park in Yorktown Heights.The Team Spirit Campaign encourages friends, ...

  2. Support Connection Hosting Walk Kickoff Breakfast At Hudson Valley Hospital

    Support Connection Hosting Walk Kickoff Breakfast At Hudson Valley Hospital

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Support Connection is gearing up for its annual walk.The Yorktown-based organization, which assists women battling cancer, will be holding a kickoff breakfast on Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the lobby of Hudson Valley Hospital. The breakfast is free and open to everyone.Support Connection staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and assist anyone ...

  3. Support Connection Celebrating 20th Birthday In Briarcliff Wednesday

    Support Connection Celebrating 20th Birthday In Briarcliff Wednesday

    BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- Support Connection is throwing a birthday party to celebrate its 20 years of service, on Wednesday, Aug. 10, and everyone is welcome."It’s hard to believe that 20 years has gone by," Executive Director Katherine Quinn said. "We decided it would be fun to mark this very special occasion by throwing a birthday party. We look forward to celebrating ...

  4. Support Connection Offering Yoga In Yorktown

    Support Connection Offering Yoga In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Support Connection, Inc. will offer a free weekly program on Saturdays at Club Fit for women living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. Each "Yoga: A Path Toward Wellness" session will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Instructor Mia Azcue, has been a yoga student and teacher for more than 20 years, including more ...

  5. Two Women Chosen As Support-A-Walk Ambassadors

    Two Women Chosen As Support-A-Walk Ambassadors

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Support Connection -- a nonprofit that provides support services to women diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer -- recently announced the Walk Ambassadors for its 2016 Annual Support-A-Walk.Ambassadors are cancer survivors representing the spirit and purpose of the walk, which brings attention to the needs of people affected by breast and ovarian cancer and ...

  6. Support Connection Offers Yoga Classes For Women With Cancer

    Support Connection Offers Yoga Classes For Women With Cancer

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Support Connection, Inc. will host a free program, “Yoga: A Path Toward Wellness” on Saturdays starting July 9 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Club Fit in Jefferson Valley. The free classes are open to women living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. Experience the benefits of yoga: a stronger healthier body and a calmer, more focused mind. Emphasis is on movement ...

  7. Support Connection Announces Support Groups For July

    Support Connection Announces Support Groups For July

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection will offer a host of support group meetings during July at their offices throughout the county, including at its headquarters in Yorktown.Yorktown: Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: Thursday, July 7, at 10 a.m.. Young Women’s Support Group: For women who have or had breast or ovarian cancer at a young age. Wednesday, July 13, at 7 p.m.Advanced ...

  8. Support Connection Unveils Dutchess, Putnam July Support Groups

    Support Connection Unveils Dutchess, Putnam July Support Groups

    HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. -- The following Support Connection support groups are scheduled in Putnam and Dutchess counties in July: At East Fishkill Community Library in Hopewell Junction: Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: Tuesday, July 12, at 10:15 a.m. At Puntam Hospital Center In Carmel: Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: Wednesday, July 20, at 7 p.m. At Vassar Brothers ...

  9. Yorktown Grad Decides To Go West

    Yorktown Grad Decides To Go West

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Isabella Chin said finishing high school feels like a huge weight being lifted off her shoulders.Chin is graduating from Yorktown High School and heading to Grand Canyon University in Phoenix in the fall."The term 'senioritous"'is become quite familiar but I'm trying my best to stay on track so I can finish the year successfully and happily," Chin said. ...

  10. Support Connection Announces Annual Cancer Walk

    Support Connection Announces Annual Cancer Walk

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection's 2016 Annual Support-A-Walk will take place at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park on Sunday, Oct. 2.Proceeds will provide funding for breast and ovarian cancer support services. More than 9,000 people participated in the 3-mile walk in 2015. Volunteers greet and welcome cancer survivors at the Survivor's Welcome Area. Local bands, cheerleaders and ...

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