Sunday, September 23, 2012
The owner of Sundance Therapies will undergo a bone marrow rescue soon.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Almost 300 people attended the fun-filled, love-filled "Smiles and Sangria for Sara" fundraiser last Sunday night. Sara Doherty, owner of Sundance Therapies, has Hodgkins lymphoma and will undergo a bone marrow rescue in a few days. The event was to raise money to help Sara cover the many things that aren't covered by her ongoing treatment. The Fireman's Hall, adorned with sunflowers and smiley face balloons, was buzzing with support, positivity, and laughter. Musician John Brazile kept the crowd entertained on his guitar while photographer Mark Sven Oltedale snapped pictures (click here to see them). Food donated by Pinneli's, Greenwich Bay Gourmet, Natale's Deli, and Felicia's was enjoyed by all. With over 60 items for auction and …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Sept. 15.
Garage Sales today: This sale is a gala event to raise research funds for a cure for cystic fibrosis. One in 29 Caucasians are carriers of this genetic disease. The organizer’s daughter and grandson both have CF. Click here to see a video on YouTube about them. The sale has everything from clothes to jigsaw puzzles, home decor, furniture, books galore, TVs, and more. At 342 Cedar Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Another garage sale in Signal Ridge is offering dedroom dressers, Peg Perego ride-on, snow boards/boots, toys, wooden play structure w/2 slides, razor motorbike, and household items. At 60 Signal Ridge Way from 9 a.m. to noon. Estate tag sale in Exeter: Everything must go – furniture, sterling silver, tools, clocks, cameras, china. …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Sundance Therapies owner Sara Doherty, who will undergo a stem cell "rescue" later this month, says community support – including a fundraiser this Sunday – has been essential in helping her through treatment so far.
There is not one depressing thing about talking to Sara Doherty. She positively radiates joy. No small thing for a woman who has been undergoing chemotherapy for the past 14 months and is soon to have a stem cell "rescue," forcing her to be apart from her two young daughters for a month. Doherty was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in July 2011. To help her cover costs that won't be covered by insurance, Bob and Mary Ann Hartman of Back to Basics, together with another friend of Doherty's, have planned "Smiles and Sangria for Sara," a fundraiser at the East Greenwich Fireman's Hall. The "smiles" part of the fundraiser name is particularly apt: Doherty's smile is megawatt strong. It's a part of who she is and she recognizes her positive …