Hope Con­nec­tions for Can­cer Sup­port opens new fa­cil­ity in Lan­dover

The Enquire-Gazette - - Front Page - By JOHNATHON CLINKSCALES jclinkscales@somd­news.com Twit­ter: @JClink_En­qGaz

Hope Con­nec­tions for Can­cer Sup­port held a rib­bon cut­ting cer­e­mony Fri­day for its new fa­cil­ity in Lan­dover, lo­cated at 8401 Cor­po­rate Drive, Suite 100 in Metro­plex 1, ad­ja­cent to the New Carrollton metro sta­tion.

At­ten­dees in­cluded Paula Rothen­berg, co-founder, pres­i­dent and CEO of Hope Con­nec­tions; co-founder Bernie Ko­god; Hope Con­nec­tions board mem­ber Liza Mar­shall; Prince George’s County Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion Pres­i­dent and CEO Jim Cole­man; Prince George’s County Coun­cil­woman An­drea Har­ri­son (D-District 5); and Betty Hager Fran­cis, Prince George’s County deputy chief ad­min­is­tra­tive of­fi­cer for health, hu­man ser­vices and ed­u­ca­tion.

Hope Con­nec­tions, a non­profit based in Bethesda, has pro­vided free pro­fes­sion­ally-fa­cil­i­tated pro­grams of emo­tional sup­port, ed­u­ca­tion, well­ness and hope to peo­ple with can­cer and their care­givers for the past nine years.

The Lan­dover fa­cil­ity has more than 3,000 square feet of space de­signed and fur­nished to feel like a home to which all are wel­come. Pro­grams of­fered free of charge in­clude sup­port groups, ed­u­ca­tional work­shops, mind/ body and ex­er­cise classes and so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties.

To learn more about Hope Con­nec­tions, go to www.hopecon­nec­tions­for­cancer.org.

Hope Con­nec­tions for Can­cer Sup­port held a rib­bon-cut­ting cer­e­mony Fri­day for its new fa­cil­ity in Lan­dover. Pic­tured from left are Bernie Ko­god, co-founder of Hope Con­nec­tions; Prince George’s County Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion Pres­i­dent and CEO Jim Cole­man; Prince George’s County Coun­cil­woman An­drea Har­ri­son; Paula Rothen­berg, co-founder, pres­i­dent and CEO of Hope Con­nec­tions; Betty Hager Fran­cis, Prince George’s County deputy chief ad­min­is­tra­tive of­fi­cer for health, hu­man ser­vices and ed­u­ca­tion; and Hope Con­nec­tions board mem­ber Liza Mar­shall.

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