Monday, June 26, 2017

Valley Softball Teams Raise $2,800 for Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness

Pictured in front row from left: Derby High Softball players Lacey DiMartino and Anna Chevarella. Pictured in back from left: Derby High School Athletic Director Rachael Caggiano, Derby High Softball Asst. Coach Jenn Moffat, O’Malley, Derby High Softball Coach Joe DiMartino, Lori DiMartino, and Derby High Principal Marty Pascale.
DERBY -The Derby and Ansonia High School softball teams recently presented Griffin Hospital Fund Director Tricia O’Malley with a donation of $2,800 to The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness Center at Griffin Hospital.
The two teams raised the money at the 7th Annual Derby-Ansonia Pink Softball Game held on April 22. 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 by DJ Phyllis Kaplan as the two teams competed. Overall, the annual fundraiser has donated more than $20,000 to the Center.
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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