Registration for the 14th Annual Stowe Weekend of Hope is open! Plan to join us Friday, May 2 - Sunday, May 4, 2014 in Stowe, Vermont.

The Stowe Weekend of Hope offers a healthy, inspirational retreat weekend for cancer survivors and their families. The annual forum offers education, enlightenment, inspiration and retreat in the restorative environment of Stowe. This enriching experience is unique in that it provides support for the survivor, the care giver, and family members. Click here for more information and to register.

Throughout the weekend, nationally renowned oncologists from Vermont and New England, as well as leading researchers from the Vermont Cancer Center, the University of Vermont, and Fletcher Allen Health Care Division of Hematology and Oncology, will present free lectures and seminars on the latest findings on cancer prevention and treatment. The weekend will also offer supportive mechanisms for healing, comfort, spiritual enlightenment, and communion. Click here to view a slideshow from the 2013 Stowe Weekend of Hope.

We hope to see you in May in Stowe!
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY JEFFREY F. GALLAHUE
It’s Better to Give Than Receive... But What Happens When You Receive More Than You Give?
Saturday, May 3 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Stoweflake Resort / Pinnacle Ballroom

On October 12, 2009, I heard the three most dreaded words that a doctor can utter to their patient, “You have Cancer.” Life was good; I was in my car driving to the golf course with my son to play a round of golf. How quickly it all changes. When does it sink in that I might die since everyone is lead to believe that cancer is a death sentence. I am lucky; I did not receive a death sentence from cancer but was given a new life, a whole bunch different but still an awfully good life. I got to witness my oldest son get married and seven months ago got to hold my first grandchild. When you first hear those three words from the doctor your life does change, you have the opportunity to realize what your life was and then you get a chance to look at what it will be. We cannot change the past but we can impact the future. It all depends on what we want our life to be. As an “experienced cancer patient” I can offer help and support to those who are battling through their treatment, I can offer encouragement to someone who is suffering as I did. I can try to make another’s life a little better. That is what I chose to do.
Jeff Gallahue is the President and Founder of The Galtee Group in Canton, MA, a third-party institutional marketing firm, representing Kleinwort Benson Investors in Dublin, Ireland. Additionally, his professional career has included work for numerous institutional investment management firms. Jeff is the President and Founder of WE BEAT CANCER FOUNDATION, a non-profit Foundation set up to assist cancer patients and their families during their treatment. When Jeff Gallahue was diagnosed with malignant throat cancer his family, friends and medical team surrounded him with love and support and today we are blessed to say, “We Beat Cancer”. The foundation now wants to help other cancer patients and their families. Webeatcancer.org.
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