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Dinner to Honor Nancy Johnson, Support Cancer Detection, Treatment

New Britain [June 04 2007] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut will hold a tribute dinner June 20, 6 p.m. at Central Connecticut State University’s Alumni Hall for the Honorable Nancy Johnson, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 24 years. Proceeds from the dinner will be used to establish a fund at the hospital for early cancer detection and treatment.
The new Hon. Nancy L. Johnson and Dr. Theodore H. Johnson Endowed Fund for Early Detection and Treatment will support existing and future programs at the hospital that provide women in need with early detection and treatment services, including cervical cancer tests and mammograms.
“The positive impact of Nancy’s work in Congress is apparent today in our communities and will continue to be felt for years to come,” said Laurence A. Tanner, hospital president and CEO. “She has been a wonderful friend to the healthcare community and our hospital. This event is a great opportunity to thank her for her dedicated service and commitment to our state and nation.”
To purchase a $125 dinner ticket, call The Hospital of Central Connecticut development office, (860) 224-5567. To donate to the Johnson early detection fund, please make checks payable to The Hospital of Central Connecticut and mail them to the hospital’s development office, 100 Grand St., New Britain, CT, 06050; or you may donate online at

Contact: Nancy Martin, 860-224-5900, X4366

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