Monday, June 17, 2013

Griffin wins $2,100 from Derby-Ansonia girls softball game

3rd annual benefit honors survivor

Members of the Derby and Ansonia High School Girls Softball teams recently presented Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness Medical Director Denise Barajas, MD, fourth from left, with a check for $2,100, which they raised through a fundraiser game on May 11. 
Pictured from left, Ansonia High Softball Co-captains Tierney Lawlor and Morgan Westine, Ansonia High Softball Coach Tim Pedevillano, Derby High Softball Coach Joe DiMartino, Lori DiMartino, and Ansonia High Softball Co-captains Rachel Rizzo and Shelby Mendillo.

DERBY - A game between the Derby and Ansonia High School softball teams raised $2,100 for The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital.
Organized by long-time Griffin Hospital employee and Derby High School Softball Coach Joe DiMartino, the fundraiser was held in honor of his wife, Lori, a breast cancer survivor.
The event featured raffles, food and music as the two teams competed.
This is the third year of the fundraiser.
The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital, 300 Seymour Ave., offers patients a comprehensive range of personalized breast care and wellness services.

For more information about The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness, call 203-732-1300 or visit

This post is taken from a press release from Griffin Hospital.

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