In Loving Memory of Bill Dussor

The Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund mourns the passing of our co-founder, website manager, and Nancy's beloved cousin on January 13, 2018 from metastatic colon cancer. Words cannot express our depth of sadness.

You can learn more about Bill's life here and here.


2007 - 2018: Celebrating 11 Years
of the Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund!

With Courage We Thrive...Are you a Thriver? You have survived your cancer. Are you truly thriving? Are you flourishing despite cancer? THRIVE by seeking health and wellness in all aspects of your life.


               

Celebrating our volunteers from the annual golf tournament
Wednesday
Dec122012


Sabrina Mosseau Receives Award

Congratulations to our friend Sabrina Mosseau, administrative director of the Cancer Treatment Center of Samaritan Hospital, as she was honored by the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc. this past November at the 2012 Resourceful Women Awards! This event acknowledges women who make a positive impact in the Capital District. We thank Sabrina for all she does to support our local cancer community!
Pictured with her from the left is Corey L Jamison, Board President YMCA, Sabrina, and Sherry A. Rounds, YMCA Executive Director.

Monday
Dec102012


Pink Ribbon Peeps' Fundraiser a Great Success!

The Pink Ribbon Peeps Beth DiLello, Bonnie Riddell and Joanie Colarusso with Nancy at their event which raised $4000 for the Fund!On September 30, 2012, at the Holiday Inn Express in Latham, "The Fund" was celebrated with great attendance, talented entertainment, and excellent food! Thank you to the hotel staff, to those who donated raffle items, the volunteers who worked the event, and especially to the Pink Ribbon Peeps, Bonnie, Beth and Joanie for their generosity in choosing "The Fund" as the recipient of their fundraising efforts this year!

More Photos!

Saturday
Dec012012


Love / Avon Going Beyond a Cure

A Program of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

Dr. Susan Love is a well known expert on breast cancer. She is asking all women, not just breast cancer survivors to become a member of her network to expand the research pool in an effort to cure this disease. Please visit armyofwomen.org and see for yourself!

Thursday
Nov012012


Another Victory for the Nancy B. Clemente Beat Cancer Fund!

Back row from left to right: Anthony Tavosmina, Nick Clemente, Dan Clemente, Ed McCarthy, Gary Nicoll
Front row: Erika Miszewski, Kiera Barrett, Britt Hennessey, Rachel Pannullo, Kaitlyn Wagner

In August, Nancy’s sons Nick and Dan and the members of the "Brown Town" team took first place in their division of the ZogSports soccer league in Manhattan. With a first place win, ZogSports makes a donation to the charity each team chooses. Again this season, Nancy’s fund was designated.

Thank you “Brown Town” team! Keep up the good work!

Monday
Oct012012


The Fund's Third Annual Dinner & Education Program was a Huge Success!

Nancy with Sabrina Mosseau, administrative director of the Cancer Treatment Center at Samaritan Hospital.On May 17, 2012 the third annual free breast cancer education event was held at the Century House in Latham. Over 125 people attended the program which included dinner and various local community exhibitors. Nancy shared her thoughts about her cancer experience and her "pursuit of wellness" as a cancer 'thriver'. Lorraine Calleri spoke about the benefits of massage and myofascial release and Judy Rosch spoke of energy healing.

Volunteers Pat Hayes and Tootie Lyons assisting guests.

 

 

We are planning our next free education event for April 2013!

Saturday
Sep012012


REAL MEN WEAR PINK! Aram Toomajiam and Dan ClementeFirst Golf Tournament Raises over $21,000 for The Fund!

Our first annual event was held on May 5, 2012 at the Fairways of Halfmoon. Golfers braved the cool morning temperatures and wind but all survived! Thank you to all who participated as sponsors, golfers and volunteers. Your generous contributions and gifts of your time and talent have made it possible to expand our plans for the next education event sponsored by the Nancy B. Clemente Fund. We are now planning an April 2013 event . . . Watch for updates.

MORE REAL MEN IN PINK! Golfers pictured left to right: Justin Monahan, Joe Finan, Nick Clemente, Kyle Christiansen

More Photos!

 

Wednesday
Aug012012


The “PINK RIBBON PEEPS” Support the Clemente Fund!

On June 3, 2012, the "Pink Ribbon Peeps" held a Silpada Jewelry fundraiser at the On Tap Bar and Restaurant in Latham, NY. Over $200 was raised to support the efforts of the "Peeps" to contribute to Nancy’s fund. In the past this group of friends along with their extended group have raised money for breast cancer awareness. Luckily for us who live in the Capital District, this year they have chosen to focus their efforts locally. Pictured below, from left to right, are Silpada Rep Joanie Colarusso, and fellow "Peeps" Beth DiLello and Bonnie Riddell. As breast cancer survivors both Joanie and Bonnie have first-hand experience with some of the gaps in educating breast cancer patients during and after treatments are completed. Thank You “PINK RIBBON PEEPS”!

COME JOIN THE PINK RIBBON PEEPS ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 STARTING AT 1PM AT THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS IN LATHAM NY FOR THEIR BIG FALL FUNDRAISER. IT’S A FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT INCLUDING MUSIC, FOOD, RAFFLES, SILENT AUCTION, BOUNCY BOUNCE AND MORE!! $10 DONATION AT THE DOOR, UNDER 12 FREE!

"Pink Ribbon Peeps" Joanie Colarusso, Beth DiLello and Bonnie Riddell

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