Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Griffin Hospital is Survivorship Sponsor for Relay for Life

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DERBY- In addition to supporting Lower Naugatuck Valley’s cancer survivors through its annual 5K Walk/Run, The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital is proud to be Survivorship Sponsor of the 2017 Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley set Saturday and Sunday at the Riverwalk in Shelton.

Relay For Life is an overnight walk-a-thon that raises funds for the American Cancer Society’s cancer education and research.

Griffin Hospital recently hosted a dinner for area cancer survivors and caregivers, and is providing support with the event’s survivor recognition activities, including its survivor luncheon at the Relay and the Hope Tent, which offers food, refreshments and free massages for cancer survivors and caregivers.
The Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley will have entertainment for families for 18 hours and there are many opportunities for volunteer hours. Contact Kristen Ostrowski at for more information. 

If you would like to join or support the Relay For Life of Naugatuck Valley, visit

The Ninth Annual 5K Walk/Run to Benefit the Center for Cancer Care is set for Sept. 30 at the Center, 350 Seymour Ave.,  Derby. 

For more information, visit

(This is a press release from Griffin Hospital)

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