THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – FRiDAy, SEpTEmbER 8, 2023 Page 5 Everett residents to participate in Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai Walk Hero Stephanie Lafontaine will join thousands in the iconic fundraising walk for Dana-Farber Cancer institute to support all forms of cancer research and care N ine residents from Everett will participate in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai on Sunday, October 1. Carmen Lucerna, Sheila Irizarry, Teresa MacDonald, Donna Capozzi, Stephanie Lafontaine, Marlene Martinez, Anthony Castellano, Emma Voligny and Jacqueline St. Germain – along with thousands of other walkers – will participate in the iconic annual event that will unite the community to raise funds to support all forms of adult and pediatric care and cancer research at the nation’s premier cancer center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Jimmy Fund Walk has raised more than $167 million for Dana-Farber in its 34-year history, raising a record-breaking more than $8.8 million in 2022. Stephanie Lafontaine will participate as a Walk Hero for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. Heroes are matched with Jimmy Fund Walk teams to give participants an opportunity to connect with patients. Stephanie was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. Stephanie walks on her match team, Team IBC. “I’m here and healthy today because of the incredible care I received at Dana-Farber, and especially the inflammatory breast cancer team,” Stephanie writes. “Thanks to this dedicated team and research funded by the Jimmy Fund, I am able to continue my passion for scuba diving, travel, and underwater photography.” “Throughout the past 34 years, the Jimmy Fund Walk has continuously supported life-saving research and cancer care at Dana-Farber. The 2023 Walk will be held during the Jimmy Fund’s 75th anniversary year and will aim to raise $9 million in the effort to prevent, treat, and defy cancer,” said Jimmy Fund Walk Director Zack Blackburn. “This year also marks the 35th annual Jimmy Fund Walk. We are eager to get CORRECT Business Decisions Are based on the taxpayers Not by allegiance to city hall For political favors VOTE Joe PIEROTTI, Jr. Together we can do better! Councillor-at-Large (Paid Pol. Adv.) Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk Hero Stephanie Lafontaine. GRAND OPENING SPECIAL! out on the course and see all our outstanding walkers and MARATHON | SEE PAGE 6 GO TO REVERESELFSTORAGE.COM TO RESERVE ONLINE OR SCAN QR CODE • 100% Climate Controlled Facility • Newly Constructed Facility • 5000 Lb. Oversized Elevator • Secure Units–Various Sizes • State-Of-The-Art Surveillance Cameras • Secure Units–Various Sizes

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