Darien Players Raise Money For Stamford Cancer Center

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Darien players Liz Ferguson, Cammie Lattimer, Megan Johnston, Charlotte Byrne, Molly Weinstock and Bridget Lattimer present a check to David Gruen, Stamford Hospital’s director of Women’s Imaging and co-director of the Women’s Breast Center. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Krysten D'Amato

DARIEN, Conn. - Darien field hockey players presented Stamford Hospital's Women's Breast Center with $5,717.34 raised during "Play for the Cure" week in October.

The annual event was held Oct. 6 through 13 and raised awareness for screening and early detection of breast cancer. More than 1,000 youth and high school field hockey players across Fairfield County donned pink shirts and ribbons and held bake sales, shirt sales and other events to raise money for local cancer centers.

More than $13,000 was raised during the course of the week.

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