On September 6, 2017

W2W cancer support group heads to the beach

Photo by Tamera Mack
Pictured: Adela Hanson, Rutland; Paula Liguori, Florence; Linda McGuire, Shrewsbury; Arlene Zivitz, Rutland; Lynn Rose, Rutland; Leslie Sternfels, Fair Haven; Katrine Hughes, Rutland; Carol VanGuilder, Rutland; Susan Edwards, West Rutland; Marie Fitzgerald, Pittsford; Cheryl Gosselin, Fair Haven; Mary Werbinski, Florence.  Jennifer Palmer Smith, Proctor; and Lynn Wade, Rutland, chose to stay on the beach.

PLYMOUTH—Recently 14 ladies of the W2W cancer support group gathered for their 11th annual kayaking, picnicking and swimming day on the grounds of Hawk Inn & Mountain Resort in Plymouth.

W2W (Woman to Woman) is an open support group for women of all ages who have been diagnosed, at any time in their lives, with any type of cancer and who live in Rutland County. They gather on the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at Rutland Regional Medical Center, and they enjoy many additional activities together such as art classes, kayaking, yoga, snowshoeing, picnics, origami, Reiki, knitting, scrapbooking, crafts, jewelry making, horseback riding, boating, tai chi, and much more.

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