Monday, June 23, 2014

Ansonia-Derby softball game raises $3,200 for good cause

Members of the Derby and Ansonia High School Girls Softball teams recently presented a $3,200 donation to The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital. 
Pictured from left, Ansonia High Athletic Director Anthony Piccolo, Ansonia High Softball Captains Kirsten Langrieger and Grace Keener, Ansonia High Softball Head Coach Tim Pedevillano, Lori DiMartino, Derby High Softball Head Coach Joe DiMartino, Assistant Coach Jenn Moffat, Derby High Softball Captains Shelby Mendillo, Rachel Rizzo, Shyanne Garofalo, and Gabrielle Greenhill, and Derby High Athletic Director Joe Orazietti. / Contributed photo

DERBY - A recent game between the Derby and Ansonia High School softball teams raised $3,200 for The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital. Ansonia won 10-1.

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 fourth year of the fundraiser.
Located at 300 Seymour Ave. in Derby, The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital offer 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 is a press release from Griffin Hospital.

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