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Barbara Cervoni

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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. Award Recognizes Director of Yorktown Cancer Support Organization

    Award Recognizes Director of Yorktown Cancer Support Organization

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown cancer support organization Support Connection will honor its Executive Director Katherine Quinn with the Spirit of Love Award Friday, April 15 at an annual spring benefit.The award is in recognition of Quinn's devotion to Support Connection’s mission over the past 20 years, said a release. Quinn studied accounting and earned her MBA, then worked in ...

  2. Support Connection Hosts Walking Club For Women With Cancer

    Support Connection Hosts Walking Club For Women With Cancer

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection, Inc. will host a free walking program along the North County Trail for people living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer on April 13 and 25. Pre-registration for "Walking Club: Put Your Best Foot Forward" is required by calling 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290. The April 13 walk will take place from 4 to 4:45 p.m., and the April 25 ...

  3. East Fishkill Library Offers Support Connection Art Program

    East Fishkill Library Offers Support Connection Art Program

    HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. -- Support Connection Inc.will offer the program Fun With Watercolor on Tuesday, April 12, at the East Fishkill Community Library in Hopewell Junction.The free program is open to people living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. In this two-hour workshop, discover how painting can transform your thoughts and feelings to relaxation and peace of mind. ...

  4. Registration Begins For Charity Race At Lasdon Park In Somers

    Registration Begins For Charity Race At Lasdon Park In Somers

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- The Running Goddess is now accepting registrations for its fourth annual “Running Goddess 5K: The Power of One” Run/Walk. The event will take place on Sunday, May 22, at 8 a.m. at Lasdon Park, which is located at 2610 Amawalk Road in Somers. The park has a Katonah postal address.In addition to the 5K, there will an event for children, the Kid’s One-Miler, beginning at 9 ...

  5. Support Connection Offers Support Groups In April

    Support Connection Offers Support Groups In April

    Breast and ovarian cancer suffers can find information, comfort and support during one of several support groups offered throughout Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties through Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services.Groups focus on topics pertaining to living with cancer through all stages of diagnosis, treatment ...

  6. Free Knitting Program Begins In Yorktown For People With Cancer

    Free Knitting Program Begins In Yorktown For People With Cancer

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection Inc. in Yorktown is offering a free monthly program called Marge’s Knitting Circle. The next class will be held Thursday, March 31, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Support Connection office in Yorktown Heights. The program is open to people living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. In this monthly group, Support Connection provides the time and ...

  7. Yorktown Group Answers Questions On Hormonal Therapy For Breast Cancer

    Yorktown Group Answers Questions On Hormonal Therapy For Breast Cancer

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown Heights based cancer support organization, Support Connection, Inc., offers a free program, Hormonal Therapy For Breast Cancer Wednesday, March 30.Hormonal therapy is commonly used to treat breast cancer that is estrogen-receptor positive, said the release. It may be used at different points in a treatment plan and to treat various stages of breast ...

  8. Yorktown Cancer Support Group Honors Chief For 20 Years Of 'Love'

    Yorktown Cancer Support Group Honors Chief For 20 Years Of 'Love'

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Support Connection, a Yorktown support group, will honor the woman who has spent decades making sure that women affected by breast and ovarian cancer – and their families and friends – have somewhere to turn in their hour of need.Kathy Quinn, its executive director, will receive its “Spirit of Love” award in recognition of her 20-year mission at the organization’s ...

  9. Yorktown's Support Connection Offers Canasta, Coffee And Camaraderie

    Yorktown's Support Connection Offers Canasta, Coffee And Camaraderie

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Support Connection Inc. is offereing a free program, Canasta, Coffee and Camaraderie, on Thursday, March 17, at the Support Connection office in Yorktown Heights.The program is open to people living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. To learn more or to pre-register (pre-registration is required), call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or ...

  10. Local Dancers Raise Thousands For Yorktown's Support Connection

    Local Dancers Raise Thousands For Yorktown's Support Connection

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Four local dance studios held a dance and fundraising event that raised more than $9,000 for Support Connection, Inc., a Yorktown-based not-for-profit that provides free, confidential support services and programs to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.“Dancers Against Cancer” took place on Friday, Feb. 19, at John F. Kennedy High School in Somers. It ...

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