Hope Connections for Cancer Celebrates Fifth Birthday
Hope Connections for Cancer Support marked its fifth anniversary at its Celebration of Hope Gala at the World Bank. Founding board member Bob Fleshner was presented with the Celebration of Hope Award and Louis Weiner, M.D., director of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, received the Partnership Award. Hope Connections for Cancer Support opened in 2007 in Bethesda as the Wellness Community–Greater Washington, D.C. It has since had more than 25,000 visits from cancer patients and caregivers who have participated in free support groups, educational workshops, mind/body classes and community programs.