Aimee always saw the light

She lived life as she wanted and refused to let cancer slow her down By KATHLEEN EDGECOMB The thing about Aimee Reed, the thing that everyone says about her, is that she never gave up - ever. And, oh, that smile. Aimee selfie with her 2016 Walk team We TRI 4 Aimee [...]

Aimee always saw the light2018-09-23T16:46:32-05:00

‘She inspired us all’

Community remembers Pawcatuck athlete who fought breast cancer Published August 30. 2018 8:45PM | Updated August 30. 2018 11:10PM By Benjamin Kail   Day staff writer  b.kail@theday.com   BenKail Stonington — On the last leg of a half-Ironman triathlon last year, an ambulance drove by and checked on Aimee Reed. According to fellow triathlete Terry Hiltz, Reed told the ambulance crew [...]

‘She inspired us all’2018-09-23T16:40:15-05:00

Interns bringing younger POV to TBBCF

Two college interns hope to hone skills and spread the word about TBBCF mission By KATHLEEN EDGECOMB Two students will be earning college credits this fall helping the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation increase its social media presence and bring its message of hope and its goal of finding a cure for breast cancer [...]

Interns bringing younger POV to TBBCF2018-08-24T11:53:13-05:00

Face of TBBCF walk looks for common ground

Published August 19. 2018 7:22PM | Updated August 19. 2018 10:07PM Face of Brodeur breast cancer foundation walk looks for common ground By Martha Shanahan Day staff writer m.shanahan@theday.com martha_shan With at least four distinct genetic types and even more subtypes, each with their own causes, paths for treatment and prognoses, there is no [...]

Face of TBBCF walk looks for common ground2018-09-02T14:59:00-05:00

Remembering Cynthia Ulrich

TBBCF Walk Participant, Volunteer, Fundraiser, and Lover of Life By Claudia Marks From her obituary: Cynthia had a beautiful smile, a sunny radiant personality, and was loved by all who knew her. Her brave and selfless attitude inspired so many and will live on in all of those she touched. She always had hope [...]

Remembering Cynthia Ulrich2018-09-20T06:42:28-05:00

Old Lyme resident keeps on giving to TBBCF

Small gestures can add up to big things By KATHLEEN EDGECOMB Shelley Gregory didn’t get to be one of the top fundraisers for the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation on her own, she’ll tell you that. She had help from a single benefactor who donates $10,000 each year to her team for the annual [...]

Old Lyme resident keeps on giving to TBBCF2018-08-18T11:37:07-05:00

Charter Oak 2018 Matching Gift Program

LET'S HELP OUR GOOD FRIENDS AT CHARTER OAK GIVE AWAY $100,000 IN 100 DAYS! Charter Oak Credit Union will match all qualified* charitable donations you make between Tuesday, August 14, 2018 and Wednesday, November 21, 2018. They have committed to giving back to charitable entities within their field of membership, as well as charities [...]

Charter Oak 2018 Matching Gift Program2018-08-18T11:04:50-05:00

For want of a peanut butter sandwich …

For want of a peanut butter sandwich ... By Kathleen Edgecomb It wasn’t supposed to be about peanut butter sandwiches. It was supposed to be about giving back to the community, helping those affected by breast cancer and raising money for the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation. When Anne Rochette first planned a walker [...]

For want of a peanut butter sandwich …2018-08-10T10:13:37-05:00

Meet Stella Starr

5 Questions with Stella Starr by Kathleen Edgecomb First thing you see when you meet Stella Starr is the shock of hot pink hair and sunglasses. The first thing you notice, however, is her passion. A passion for helping people. A passion for making people laugh and feel comfortable. And a passion for those [...]

Meet Stella Starr2018-08-06T13:57:03-05:00