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On June 6, Granite Telecommunications, LLC, hosted its annual Granite Day carnival, which benefi ts Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and honors the memory of company owner Robert Hale Sr., who succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 2008. Open to the Quincy, Mass., community, Granite staff and attendees alike enjoyed infl atable rides, mini-golf, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, snow cones, and dance lessons, among other fun activities.
Below: Surrounded by attendees and Granite Day Committee Members, Judith Hale (back row, fourth from right) and her son Robert Hale Jr. (back row, third from right) presented a check to the Robert T. Hale Sr. and Judith B. Hale Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research at DFCI for $161,000, which was raised through staff collections, Granite’s employee matching gift program, and sponsorship gifts from vendors. This funding supports pancreatic cancer research by Charles Fuchs, MD, MPH, of Dana-Farber’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center. Day of family fun and fundraising Volume 12 • Issue 4 Impact dana-farber.org and jimmyfund.org THANKING THOSE WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. FALL 2009