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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. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Yorktown Support Connection Offers Yoga Program For Cancer Patients

    Yorktown Support Connection Offers Yoga Program For Cancer Patients

    JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y. -- Support Connection, in Yorktown Heights, has announced a free weekly program, "Yoga: A Path Toward Wellness," for people living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers.The sessions will be on Saturdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Club Fit, in Jefferson Valley. The March dates are the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th. "Experience the benefits of ...

  4. Yorktown's Support Connection Examines Love, Loss

    Yorktown's Support Connection Examines Love, Loss

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown-based Support Connection Inc. will host a discussion titled "Connecting Through Love and Loss" on Thursday. The national, toll-free discussion is open to adult children who have lost their mothers to breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. It will take place between 8 and 9:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required by calling 914-962-6402 or ...

  5. Yorktown's Support Connection Unveils March Schedule

    Yorktown's Support Connection Unveils March Schedule

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown-based Support Connection Inc. 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 offered in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, and by toll-free teleconference. Click here for a complete calendar of groups ...

  6. Cortlandt Dancers Raise Funds To Fight Cancer In Somers

    Cortlandt Dancers Raise Funds To Fight Cancer In Somers

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Street Beatz Dance Studio of Cortlandt Manor will be hosting a benefit performance on Feb. 19 at Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers.The benefit will feature performances by Street Beatz, Dance Expression, Spotlight Studios of Performing Arts and Star Struck. All proceeds will be donated to Support Connection, an organization that provides counseling and support ...

  7. Support Connection Helps Members Get The Most Of Doctors Visit

    Support Connection Helps Members Get The Most Of Doctors Visit

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Support Connection, a local organization that works with residents suffering from breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers, will hold two tele-conference seminars to help patients and all residents learn how to make the most of their doctor's visit.“Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Visits," will be offered from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, and from ...

  8. Support Connection Marks 20 Years Of Service

    Support Connection Marks 20 Years Of Service

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- This year, Support Connection will celebrate 20 years of providing free breast and ovarian cancer support services to women throughout the area. Since the organization was founded two decades ago, they have helped thousands of women and families cope with the challenges that result from a breast or ovarian cancer diagnosis. The idea behind Support Connection came from ...

  9. Scenes From Storm That Blankets Yorktown

    Scenes From Storm That Blankets Yorktown

    Daily Voice readers sent in more photos of Saturday's snowstorm that hammered the Hudson Valley.While no records were broken here, New York City saw its second-highest snowfall total with 26.8 inches before the storm headed east overnight.In the Lower Hudson Valley, snowfall amounts included 20 inches in Yonkers, a foot in Lake Carmel, 11.5 inches in Yorktown Heights, 13.5 inches in ...

  10. Non-Profit Offers Free Breast, Ovarian Cancer Support Groups In Carmel

    Non-Profit Offers Free Breast, Ovarian Cancer Support Groups In Carmel

    CARMEL, N.Y. -- Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, is offering free support groups for women with breast and ovarian cancer in Carmel, Hopewell Junction and Poughkeepsie in February.Groups focus on topics pertaining to living with cancer through all stages of ...

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