Team Ovations Fundraising With Jimmy Fund Walk To Fight Cancer: October 3, 2021

By participating in the 2021 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way presented by Hyundai, our team is making every step count toward the ultimate finish line: a world without cancer! Due to the pandemic, unfortunately we will not be walking the famed Boston Marathon route. But we will still be walking together as a team on Sunday, October 3rd!

Team Ovations 2020 Highlights:

We remained dedicated to our efforts – and came together safely and walked as a team during the pandemic

-Raised $24,512 

-Reached an amazing and unbelievable lifetime achievement of $500,000!

Funds raised through the Jimmy Fund Walk directly support Dr. Ursula Matulonis’ ovarian cancer research at Dana Farber.

Together, we can conquer cancer!

Click here to join Team Ovations or donate to our Walk!!

GNOCA 5K Run/Walk in memory of Jackie Poor and Paula Holm: September 26, 2021

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Michael’s Harborside
1 Tournament Wharf
Newburyport, MA US 01950

With the gracious assistance and support of the Winners Circle Running Club, we invite you to enjoy a 5K run or family-friendly stroll through scenic Newburyport, starting and ending at Michael’s Harborside.

Pre-register here as a team or an individual by Thursday, September 23, or you may also register on race-day beginning at 8:00 AM. Adult pre-registration is $25, or $30 on race-day (ages12-17 registration $15).

This annual community event helps fund GNOCA’s mission of providing support and assistance to local women living with ovarian cancer and their families, contributes to critical research, and provides education and awareness about this disease.

Be part of the movement to raise awareness and promote early detection of this silent killer. Together we CAN make a difference!!!

Schedule of events:
8:00 am to 9:30 am: check in for pre-registrants
8:00 am to 9:30 am: day of registration sign-up
9:45 am: Welcome ceremony and speeches
10:00 am: Run/Walk starts
Presentation of runner prizes and awards immediately following race at approximately 11:00 am

Note: free parking is available at Michael’s Harborside

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The Annual Family Fun Day And Awareness Stroll In Memoy Of Rebecca Pennington: September 19, 2021


When: Sunday, September 19, 2021

Where: Stanley Park, 400 Western Ave., Westfield, MA

Time: 10AM to 2PM

This annual fundraiser helps to fund our mission of providing support to local patients and their families, fund critical research, and provide education and awareness about this disease.

Walkthrough the marked areas of the park to learn about ovarian cancer.

Spend time together playing games, raffles, music and so much more!


This is your opportunity to be part of the movement to raise awareness and funds against this silent killer.

Remember – together we CAN make a difference!!!



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13th Annual Carol Hanf Memorial Golf Tournament: September 17, 2021

Date: Friday, September 17, 2021

Location: Brookmeadow Country Club, Canton, MA

Time: 8:30am

Carol passed away 16 years ago from ovarian cancer, and her fighting spirit still lives in her family and friends, especially her daughters Alyson and Ashley. This year’s tournament will be a Florida style 8:30am Shotgun Start and will include green fees, carts, cash bar, continental breakfast and lunch. There will be an awards banquet with charitable drawings and door prizes. We are expecting to sell out, so please have your registrations completed by Saturday, August 14.

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Newburyport Lantern Festival: September 5, 2021

GNOCA (Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness) Annual Lantern Festival

Date: Sunday, September 5, 2021
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Where: Frog Pond at Bartlett Mall, Newburyport, MA

In the Asian tradition, we remember family and friends and make wishes for the future. Please join us to decorate and light these lanterns for Ovarian Cancer Awareness. Lanterns will float at dusk. Also, they will be available for purchase at the event.

You may also purchase your lanterns now to decorate at home and bring to the event or have your own “at home” festival.

For more information, please visit:

To pre-purchase your lantern, please visit: