Garden City’s Mother Daughter Dance, New Hyde Park, NY. Mollie’s Fund supported this event which benefited the Ronald McDonald House with contributions of sunscreen and skin cancer prevention information.
Garden City Country Club — Garden City, NY
Save the date for the 16th Annual Mollie’s Fund Golf Outing and Dinner fundraiser on September 29th, 2016 at the Garden City Country Club.
Garden City Middle School — Garden City, NY
Garden City Middle School, Garden City, NY. Mollie’s Fund will present their “Sun Safety” assembly with the assistance of Dr. Ted Daly, MD (Garden City Dermatology) and Dr. John Clarke, MD, FAAP (Physician Musician).
Gardiners Bay Club — Shelter Island Heights, NY
Eastern Long Island Hospital (affiliate of Stony Brook University Hospital), Annual Golf tournament, Gardiners Bay Club, Shelter Island. Mollie’s Fund will provide sunscreen, hats and “Have You Checked Your Skin Lately?” brochures.
“Cure Connections” is a web TV series which Jack, Maggie and Cara Biggane will participate in on a segment that will feature a discussion on melanoma from diagnosis to long term survival. Dr. Philippa Cheetham will host this interactive conversation. Viewing information will be available.
Winthrop University — Rock Hill, SC
Third Annual Winthrop University Hospital Nursing Research Program. Dr. Victoria Siegel and Kristin Ditzel, CNS, RN present “Skin Assessments and Patient and Patient Education: an Emphasis on Cancer Prevention and Early Detection”.
Mollie’s Fund supports the Health Services Departments of SUNY, Maritime College, Bronx, NY, Farmingdale State College and Westfield State University (MA) in their health awareness fairs and outreach programs with donations of educational materials, posters, hats and sunscreen.
As members of the Steering Committee of the newly formed Melanoma Action, Jack and Maggie welcome new members into our community-based foundation group. We will collaborate to learn how we can best support each other in melanoma prevention and skin cancer education initiatives.
Mayflower Hotel — Washington, DC
Melanoma Research Alliance Retreat, Washington, DC., Mayflower Hotel. The Bigganes will join other participants who include scientists and researchers from the U.S. and abroad and senior leadership from non-profit organizations and government to learn about new therapies and research.
This is an exciting collaboration of the melanoma community in our united fight against melanoma.
Jack and Maggie Biggane will participate in a Skype telephone conference call initiated by Dr. Victoria Siegel (Professor of Nursing) Molloy College and others on her faculty with their counterparts from Dundalk Institute of Technologies. The agenda will involve discussion and comparison of skin cancer prevention and outreach education in the US and Ireland. Skin cancer rates in Ireland have increased 39% in the past decade. This introduction foreshadows the trip of Dr. Siegel in May 18-20 with twenty Molloy nursing students to learn first-hand about skin cancer and melanoma prevention education in Ireland.
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