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Natalie’s Tigers Exceed Goal, Raise More Than $8,000 For Ovarian Cancer Run/Walk

Posted on September 28, 2012

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb Far exceeding their goal, Natalie’s Tigers took the top fundraising spot with $8,384 raised for the 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer held September 22 at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Connecticut. About seventy participating teams raised a total of $102,465 to help fight the disease that reportedly kills nearly 14,000 women annually in the United States. In addition to exceeding their monetary goal of $500, the thirty-eight member team of Natalie’s Tigers also surpassed a goal of recruiting eight members. As well as accepting pledges, the group held lollipop sales, lemonade stands, bake and tag sales, and even collected cans and bottles for the cause. “It’s really cool, our team is…

Natalie’s Tigers Will Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

Posted on September 1, 2012

By:Jacqueline Bennett Most children love to run and play but for 8-year-old ovarian cancer survivor, Natalie Cosman, undoubtedly running has a whole new meaning. Natalie, her family, friends and other backers are members of ¬†Natalie’s Tigers, a support team preparing to participate in the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Connecticut Chapter’s 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer. The run/walk will be held on September 22 at Hammonassett Beach Park, 1288 Boston Post Road in Madison, Connecticut as part of national ovarian cancer awareness month. Described on the NOCC website as the largest fundraiser and awareness event for the organization, the run/walk celebrates survivors and remembers those who lost their lives to this disease. In addition to the run/walk, a…

Linda McMahon & More Candidates Greet Big Crowd at Manchester, Connecticut Peach Festival

Posted on August 25, 2012

  Article & Photos¬†by Jacqueline Bennett   Fresh off her August primary win, Linda McMahon, Republican nominee to run for the United States senate from Connecticut. turned out to greet the large crowd at the 63rd Annual Peach Festival in Manchester, Conn. last night. It was a return visit to the popular festival, according to McMahon, who said she had stopped by two years ago. Surrounded by supporters wearing blue McMahon T-shirts, she shook hands with firefighter Ernest Jones then made her way up the hill along Main Street where festival-goers waited in line.     McMahon, who previously ran unsuccessfully for the senate against Democrat Richard Blumenthal, will face Democrat Congressman Chris Murphy in the upcoming November election. McMahon expressed confidence. “I…