Celebrate Life Day

Each year, Support Connection presents “Celebrate Life Day,” to honor cancer survivors for their strength and courage, and to recognize the contributions of families, friends and other caregivers.

Celebrate Life Day is an uplifting celebration that includes musical entertainment, inspirational speakers, and the pleasure of good company and good food. It is held on the same day as National Cancer Survivors Day, an annual worldwide celebration of life held in hundreds of communities throughout the United States, Canada and other participating countries.

Our Annual Celebrate Life Day is dedicated to Nancy Heller. Nancy is one of Support Connection’s co-founders, served as Board President, and is one of our staunchest supporters. A breast cancer survivor for more than 30 years, Nancy believes in celebrating life and encourages all to live every day to its fullest. By dedicating this day to her each year, we pay tribute to her continual inspiration to us all.


Celebrate Life Day 2022

This year’s Celebrate Life Day will be on Sunday, June 5, from noon-3 pm, at Travelers Rest in Ossining, NY. We hope you’ll join us as we pay tribute to cancer survivors. The celebration will include a delicious lunch, music, an inspirational speaker, and a chance to relax and enjoy one another’s company.

Reservations are required. Cost is free for all cancer survivors, $50 for their guests. Space is limited; RSVP by May 20. To make a reservation, call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or toll-free at 800-532-4290.

Notes regarding COVID-19: We will be complying with all CDC regulations. Learn about the safety precautions and policies in place at Travelers Rest: Technology & Safety at Travelers Rest.

Questions? Contact us: 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290, or celeste.baccari@supportconnection.org.

Thank you to our Event Sponsor: Arber Balidemaj, The Select Team, Compass Real Estate


Celebrate Life Day 2019

On June 2, 2019, more than 120 cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family gathered for lunch at Travelers Rest for Support Connection’s Annual Celebrate Life Day. It was a wonderful celebration.

Guests enjoyed music by award-winning singer/songwriter Steve Chizmadia. Guests were also treated to inspirational words from our speaker Geri Moran, a 30 year breast cancer survivor. Geri has been an ardent supporter of Support Connection since its early years and was very happy to be able to celebrate life with everyone at our event.

Support Connection is grateful to Travelers Rest and their staff for their wonderful hospitality. We also greatly appreciate everyone who helped make this day a very special celebration of life by providing extraordinary hand-made items or by volunteering their time to make the day a success.

Please take a look at our Celebrate Life Day gratitude list!

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