News Release

February 25, 2009

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914

Photo: ‘Pocket Change’ Adds up to $5,200 for Health Center

FARMINGTON, CONN. – A Vernon nonprofit dedicated to raising money for ovarian cancer research known as “Pocket Change…pass it on” recently donated $5,200 to the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Caption: Dr. Molly Brewer from the UConn Health Center’s Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center accepts a donation from Leslie MacLeman, a cancer survivor and founder of “Pocket Change…pass it on,” a nonprofit group based in Vernon that raises money for ovarian cancer research. With them are group members (standing, from left) Tony Bilotta, Jeff Alger, (standing, from right) Meghan Coleman, Judy Calvert, (seated, from left) Kayleen Coleman and Mary Coleman-McNamara.

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