July 2011 Blog Posts

panmasschallenge's picture
Pan-Mass Challenge

The Bicknell and Carbone families of Marshfield are lean-mean-fundraising machines. Collectively, the three generations of family have been riding and raising money in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge for 26 years bringing in $998,632 for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through its Jimmy Fund.

panmasschallenge's picture
Pan-Mass Challenge

Ken Bowman and Sarah McCracken met 10 years ago as volunteers donating their time at the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge bike-a-thon, working at the event's finish in Provincetown, so it is only fitting that the North Easton couple will be married there during the 2011 PMC event. On Aug. 6, while PMC cyclists finish the first leg of the two day ride in Bourne, about 150 PMC volunteers will be in Provincetown, getting the town ready for the influx of thousands of tired cyclists the following day.

panmasschallenge's picture
Pan-Mass Challenge

For Elizabeth Dowd, being pregnant with her third child was a joyous time. When she could feel the baby move, she prepared her older children for the new addition and decorated the nursery. But her plans quickly changed. While in her second trimester, Dowd became ill with severe flu-like symptoms, which felt very different from the typical pregnancy sickness some women experience. Plus, her glands were swollen and she had a lump on her neck, symptoms she knew all too well.

Pages