The Western & Central New York Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announced today that Reggie Dejean and John Tubridy will co-chair the leadership and fundraising committee for the Society’s 14th annual Light The Night Walk to be held in Rochester on Friday, Sept. 20th at Monroe Community College Brighton Campus.
Reggie Dejean is a Specialty Lines Manager for Lawley Agency, LLC. He has been in the insurance industry for more than 25 years. Dejean is a member of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s local Board of Trustees, since 2009 and received the chapter’s “Rookie of The Year” award in 2010. He resides in Fairport, NY with his wife Stacey and their four children Adam, Nicole, Max and Rachel,
John Tubridy, CFP, has over 25 years experience in the financial services industry. His fee-based practice emphasizes personal client service combined with long term investment planning. Tubridy currently is an active member of Toastmasters International and is a past Area Governor. He enjoys working with new Toastmasters to improve their public speaking and leadership skills. He resides in Webster, NY with his wife Maureen and their miniature Labradoodle, Quincy.
Light The Night is the Society’s nationwide evening fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Participants carry illuminated balloons—white for cancer survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to blood cancer. Those raising $100 or more become a “Champion for Cures.”
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, based in White Plains, N.Y., is the fastest-growing voluntary health organization with a nationwide presence. The Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since it’s founding in 1949, the Society has awarded more than $875 million in research grants.
Money raised through the event is spent locally to help fund four research projects throughout the region. The funds also help the organization provide vital patient aid and services to more than 5,000 local patients, along with educational programs, support groups and other services. For more information contact The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at 800-784-2368 or visit our website www.lightthenight.org