Excerpts from “5 Months 10 Years 2 Hours” and “Object Lessons” followed by impromptu piano performance
Statement on behalf of National Brain Tumor Society in support of CURE bill introduced by U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) to block price-gauging on brain cancer medication.
Remarks to those enduring brain cancer, those who have recovered, as well as their families, on the importance of raising funds for research, treatments, and eventual cure, in advance of Polar Plunge.
Presentation with the wonderful Alaskan writer Nancy Lord.
Local runners Susan Davis and Laura Miller, and Marshall County’s Dr. Julia Lyles, discuss “5 Months 10 Years 2 Hours,” selected for a community read in collaboration with the Calloway County Public Library, .
Reading and whisky tasting
With Laura Noe, author of "Travels with My Son: Journeys of the Heart"
Hosted by the National Brain Tumor Society, this event is designed to raise icy-cold water awareness and much-needed resources for brain tumor-specific programs and research. It's the first of its kind in Connecticut.
I'll be speaking on my recovery from a glioblastoma multiforme, the inspiring people I've met since getting involved with the National Brain Tumor Society, and the crucial nature of funds for research on this ruthless disease.
To get involved, visit http://events.braintumor.org/connecticut-brain-freeze/
To donate to TEAM EUSA, visit http://braintumorcommunity.org/site/TR/Events/?fr_id=2640&pg=teamlist and scroll down to TEAM EUSA (my team). Any amount is appreciated.
Discussion of recovery from a glioblastoma multiforme and the crucial nature of research funding for those with malignant brain tumors in support of National Brain Tumor Society's Connecticut Brain Freeze on March 6, 2016.
Reading and discussion on movement and aging well.
Presented by Shoreline Village CT. Open to the public.
The site of the 2 Hours in the title, Lisa will read short excerpts from her swim, bike, and run segments of her memoir.