GhostRunner 5K Registration Now Open!

860939_10201302110047295_334163616_oFounded by Bonnie Venuti-Kenney, the 3rd Annual GhostRunner 5K Walk/Run for the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition is proudly sponsored this year by the NH Chapter of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). NAPW president Sue Brown and member Carolyn Choate are leading the charge with a goal of $10,000 for the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition Support Services Fund.

First, second and third place medals will be awarded in all categories, and a “best costume” award will also be presented by the NAPW.

So, show your spirit and join us to make the 3rd Annual GhostRunner 5K the most successful ever!

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Start Time: 10am

Location: Start at Nashua’s Stellos Stadium and proceed through Mines Falls Park (Nashua, New Hampshire)

Entry Fee: Pre-event fee is $25 for adults, $15 for those 12 & under. Day of race fee is $30 for all entries.

Information and on-line preregistration:

Read the full Press Release here:  Ghost Runner 5K Press Release

Don’t just stay alive! THRIVE!  Join us for a Health and Wealth Festival!

Join a consortium of businesses who are leaders in their fields for demonstrations, delicious food, and fantastic raffles! Offered by: Acupuncture & Everything Wellness • Ameriprise Financial Services • Amherst Hypnosis Center • Capers Fine Foods?EFX Fitness • Healthy Care Laser Center • Live Free Chiropractic • Smart Nutrition • NH Breast Cancer Coalition

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Time: 11am to 3pm

Location: 5 Northern Blvd, Bldg. 16, Amherst NH




The New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition is calling on elected public officials to endorse the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®.  To date, nineteen New Hampshire elected officials have accepted our invitation, including New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan, all of New Hampshire’s Congressional delegation and fourteen state legislators.

Take action!  Encourage your elected New Hampshire legislator to endorse Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®.  Visit  Let’s keep the momentum going!

A hearty thank-you to the following federal and state officials for standing behind Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®.  [Updated: 8-18-2014]

Governor Maggie Hassan

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte

U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter

U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster

State Senator Andy Sanborn

State Rep. Rick Ladd

State Senator John Reagan

State Rep. Christy Dolat Bartlett

State Rep. Amanda Merrill

State Rep. Laurie Sanborn

State Rep. Larry Gagne

State Rep. Ed Butler

State Rep. Naida Kaen

State Rep. William Butynski

State Rep. Pamela Hubbard

State Rep. Steven Smith

State Rep. Dick Hinch

State Rep. Don LeBrun


Here’s a new video from the National Breast Cancer Coalition about breast cancer statistics.  Watch, learn, share!


Great news from the National Breast Cancer Coalition!

“Advocates need and want to understand science, what makes up good policy and how to move things forward. The Online Center for NBCC Advocacy Training brings this education and training to the public. The Online Center, launched in 2012, has been relaunched with a fresh look as well as new information from presentations and discussions from the 2014 Advocate Leadership Summit.”

Visit, watch, listen, learn, and share!


New Hampshire’s Governor Maggie Hassan and all four New Hampshire members of Congress have endorsed Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®!  Click on the link below to view our success and projects in other states in the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s grassroots advocacy video!

New Hampshire cited in NBCC Grassroots Advocacy Video!


Please call and thank New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen for supporting the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program!  Senator Shaheen signed a letter in support of $150 million in appropriations to continue this vital research program next year.  Please call Senator Shaheen at 202-224-2841 and thank her for signing the letter!  Thanks!

Recently, NHBCC Board Member Elaine Lavallee and Casual 6 band member Lori Gilcreast chatted with Kevin Avard of Gate City Chronicles.  Hear Elaine and Lori talk about the Casual 6 fundraiser for NHBCC coming up on May 10, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 11 pm at Martha’s Exchange in Nashua.  Ticket information available on the NHBCC web site:

Laurie’s Ride 2014 to raise funds for breast cancer patients in New Hampshire has a brand new look!   Starting at Chili’s, 610 Amherst Street, Nashua, NH, 1/4 mile east of old Nashua H-D, we’ll ride through the scenic back roads of New Hampshire to a special place where all the bikes on the ride will be blessed.  Then we’ll travel back to Milford VFW, Rt. 13, Milford, NH for food, prizes, live music by “FLOOR 13,” and more.  Don’t miss this day of fun on our 11th Annual “Laurie’s Ride for Breast Cancer.”

Samantha Gaxiola of Exeter, New Hampshire, is the winner of the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition raffle basket displayed at the 2014 WZID Women’s Expo in Manchester, NH, on March 8th.  Congratulations, Samantha!