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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.

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  1. Brewster Girl Scout Funds Yoga Classes For Women With Cancer

    Brewster Girl Scout Funds Yoga Classes For Women With Cancer

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – A sophomore at North Salem High School recently received her Girl Scout Gold Award after raising $1,400 to fund yoga classes for women battling cancer.Alina DiMella of Brewster has been a Girl Scout since the age of 8 and is currently a Senior Girl Scout with Troop 2850 in North Salem, according to a statement.Over the past year, she’s working on planning and ...

  2. Support Connection Hosts Book Club For Women With Cancer

    Support Connection Hosts Book Club For Women With Cancer

    CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Support Connection, Inc. announces the next session of their Book Club for women with cancer on Thursday June 16, at the New York Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor.Held from 7 to 9 p.m. attendees will discuss Clara Parkes’ "The Yarn Whisperer: My Unexpected Life in Knitting," a collection of laugh-out-loud funny essays. Join the ...

  3. Support Connection Announces June Support Groups In Yorktown

    Support Connection Announces June Support Groups In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, has scheduled the following support groups in Westchester in June: At the Support Connection Office In Yorktown: Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: Thursday, June 2, at 10 a.m.Young Women’s Support Group: For ...

  4. Yorktown-Based Support Connection Unveils New Logo For 20th Anniversary

    Yorktown-Based Support Connection Unveils New Logo For 20th Anniversary

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection Inc., a Yorktown-based not-for-profit organization that offers free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, is has unveiled its newly redesigned logo. The logo update was planned as part of Support Connection’s yearlong 20th-anniversary celebration. Since the organization was founded in 1996, it has helped thousands of women ...

  5. Golf Tournament Raises Funds For Yorktown Heights Support Connection

    Golf Tournament Raises Funds For Yorktown Heights Support Connection

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Club Fit will host the 11th Annual Support Connection Golf Outing at the Garrison Golf Club on Wednesday, June 15. Proceeds will benefit Support Connection, a Yorktown Heights-based nonprofit that provides support services to women with breast and ovarian cancer and their families.The tournament will be in a shotgun scramble format, where all foursomes begin at the ...

  6. Support Connection Offers Program On Lymphedema, Breast Cancer In Yorktown

    Support Connection Offers Program On Lymphedema, Breast Cancer In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Support Connection, Inc. has announced a free educational program: “Lymphedema and Breast Cancer” will be offered on Tuesday, May 24, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Cancer Treatment Center at Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 E. Main St. in Mout Kisco. This event is open to the public, to learn more or to pre-register, which is required, call Support Connection at ...

  7. Support Connection Announces New Board President

    Support Connection Announces New Board President

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection a not-for-profit organization that provides free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, recently announced that Michael W. Murphy of Cortlandt Manor, has been named president of the their board of directors.Murphy has been a member of the Support Connection Board of Directors since 2004. He first became aware of the ...

  8. Support Connection Offers Walking Club in Yorktown

    Support Connection Offers Walking Club in Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Support Connection will offer a free program “Walking Club: "Put Your Best Foot Forward,” on two dates: Monday, May 9, from 10:30 -11:15 a.m. and Wednesday, May 25, from 4 -4:45 p.m.The program will take place at the North County Trail in Yorktown Heights. It is open to people living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers.The program will give ...

  9. Support Connection Offers Yoga In Jefferson Valley For Women With Cancer

    Support Connection Offers Yoga In Jefferson Valley For Women With Cancer

    JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y. -- Support Connection, Inc. announced a free program: “Yoga: A Path Toward Wellness” takes place on Saturdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Club Fit in Jefferson Valley. Open to women living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. Upcoming dates are May 7, May 14 and May 21. To learn more or to pre-register, which is required, call Support Connection at ...

  10. Support Connection Offers Support Groups In  Putnam County

    Support Connection Offers Support Groups In Putnam County

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a wide range of free support groups women with breast and ovarian cancer. Groups focus on topics pertaining to living with cancer through all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. They are ...

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