CARP fights for PET scanner

Originally published in the Sudbury Star on October 2nd, 2010. To go to the Sudbury Star website please click here

The Sudbury chapter of CARP is still fighting for a positron emission tomography scanner for northeastern Ontario.

At its Wednesday meeting, CARP president Pat Douglas urged members to purchase a ticket to a Nov. 18 gala that will raise funds to install a PET scanner in Sudbury.

CARP, the Canadian Association of Retired Persons, has about 800 members in Sudbury. About 3,000 people in Sudbury and district belong to the national organization.

Douglas told members about the $80-a-seat gala being held by a committee comprised largely of family and friends of Sam Bruno, a Sudbury man who died of cancer earlier this year at 55.

Tickets to the gala are available from the Sudbury Regional Hospital Foundation.

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