April 30, 2024


Crowne Plaza Albany-The Desmond Hotel

660 Albany-Shaker Road, Albany, New York 12211

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Join us as we celebrate survivorship and community at A Toast To Life!

Small plate dining and an assortment of exquisite desserts created by local businesses, sets the stage to honor those who have gone above and beyond to support individuals dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis in the Greater Capital Region.


This year To Life! will be honoring the following individuals:

"Extra Mile" Award Recipient


Douglas Conklin, Ph.D.

Director of University at Albany's Cancer Research Center


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"You're An Angel" Award Recipients 

     Denise Buono        Melanie Wagner

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Honorary Chair

Karen Fortsch

Mistress of Ceremonies

Liana Bonavita

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To Life! serves women and their families in the greater Capital Region, who are affected by breast cancer by providing personal support, education for informed decision-making, and enhancing their quality of life during and after treatment.

With your kindness and donations, we are able to consistently give knowledgeable and supportive care to these women where and when they need it most.

No act of generosity is too small to make a difference in their life.

A Toast to Health


A Toast to Family



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A Toast to Kindness 


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A Toast to Gratitude




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Crowne Plaza Albany - the Desmond Hotel, an IHG Hotel, Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, USA

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