BJ’s Wholesale Club in Wallingford
held a "Pink Picnic" for
the community that featured local breast cancer survivor Bonnie Lurie, who
shared her experience with the disease, according to a statement.
Dr. Anees B. Chagpar
"spoke about important and state-of-the-art information for breast cancer
screening, treatments and research," the statement said.
"At the event, BJ's also unveiled the 'Pink Ribbon' club merchandise which is sold throughout the month of
October." the statement said.
The "Pink Ribbon" club products support the BJ's
Charitable Foundation, which is distributed to 14 National Cancer
Institute designated cancer centers, including Yale CancerCenter, the statement said.
In the photo:
Mario Giulietti - BJ's Regional
Susan Frankenbach - Yale Cancer
Center Senior Project Manager
Bonnie Lurie - Yale cancer
Anees B. Chagpar, MD - Director
of Yale Breast Cancer at Smilow Cancer Hospital
Jocelyn Maminta - Emmy Award
nominated Medical reporter & host of Connecticut Style
Eva Firda - Rarm and breast
John Diely - BJ's General
Editor's note: All information
and the photo in this post were contributed.
Labels: BJ'S Wholesale Club, breast cancer, Wallingford