Family Fun Day Celebration for Community Cancer Survivors and Their Families

Family Fun Day Celebration for Community Cancer Survivors and Their Families

 

DANBURY, CT –  On Saturday, June 9, 2012, the Connecticut Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Danbury Moose Lodge No. 1373 will host the first annual Family Fun Day Celebration for Community Cancer Survivors and their families. This event will take place at the Danbury Moose Family Center, 75 Boulevard Drive, Danbury, CT. We will offer carnival themed games, food, live entertainment, children’s activities and raffles. The Connecticut based reggae band Z-Train will be performing live. On this very special day LLS and the moose lodge is expected to host over 400 guests and volunteers. The goal is to raise $5,000 to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

LLS hopes to raise over $5,000 during this fun-filled day. Food, live entertainment, raffle, slip n slide, children’s activities and carnival table games are all part of the days events. Don’t miss the fun!

Event is from 12pm to 5pm, there is a suggested donation of $5 per person and families of four is a suggested donation of $15. Cancer survivors and children under 5 years old are admitted free. Call 203-665-1400 for information.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®, headquartered in White Plains, NY, with 58 chapters in the United States and Canada, is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. LLS’ mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its founding in 1949, LLS has invested more than $750 million in research specifically targeting leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

For more information about blood cancer, visit www.LLS.org or call LLS’ Information Resource Center (IRC), a call center staffed by master’s level social workers, nurses and health educators who provide information, support and resources to patients and their families and caregivers. IRC information specialists are available at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

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