Kristina Coccoluto, walking in honor of her mom, Kim Bramante, a survivor since 1996 and Aunt, Nancy Fullerton, a survivor since 1996, and in memory of her aunt, Kathy Audette (2005). Our story is multi-layered. My mom was diagnosed 20 years ago. Both of her sisters were also diagnosed and we ultimately lost my aunt Katie. However, I tested for the BRCA1 genetic mutiation. I just completed a prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction this past February. Being BRCA positive has had many challenges, but this year I had to take action after finding a lump in my breast. I thankfully did not have cancer, but I…Read More »
Barbara Boger, a survivor since 1999. Barbara has watched her daughter-in-law, Olivia Achtmeyer Boger, build Runway for Recovery over the last ten years. She is thrilled to support Olivia’s organization at the 10th Year Anniversary by modeling for the first time in the Fashion Show. Walking the runway with her three sons, Matt, Andy and John, will be a joyful moment for Barbara as she celebrates her remission with her sons and the success of Runway for her daughter-in-law.Read More »
Ellie Clayton & Grace Dwyer, walking in memory of their grandmother, Jean Lubrano (1998) Ellie Clayton & Grace Dwyer are two members of the Dwyer-Clayton-Lubrano-Robinson family that have been with Runway since 2010. They all walk to honor their mother/grandmother, Jean Lubrano (1998) and they have brought such an incredible legacy of love to the runway. Grace says, “Being a part of runway for the last couple of years has meant so much to me. My first year attending was in 2014 and my first year walking was in 2015. I have loved being able to remember my grandmother, Jean…Read More »
The 2016 Models: In celebration of our 10th Year Anniversary event, we’ve invited alumni and new models to walk together. Kristin Achtmeyer Nell Achtmeyer Helen Anderson Rachael Asselin Melanie Ata Jenna Auber Courtney Blackwell Marjorie Blackwell Laura Blackwell Pas Andrew Boger Barbara Boger John Boger Matt Boger Kim Bramante Kristina Bramante Coccoluto Stephanie Bramante Vanessa Bramante Heather Bridges Anne Bunn Claire Bunn Thompson Willard Hayes Thompson Angel Burres Courtney Camps Lynne Cao Meaghan Cervini Ellie Clayton Jenny Clayton Deb Cohen Abby Cohen Grace Cohen Emily Cohen Beth Conway Mary Conway Crystal Davis Maureen Delong Marty Dignan Sarah Dignan Whitman William…Read More »
In 2014, Jenna walked in Runway for Recovery just a month after completing treatment. “That was sort of icing on the cake for me,” she says. Not to mention a cameo by her mother Susan, also a survivor. “She almost brought me to tears when she stood up and yelled, ‘That’s my girl!’” Jenna was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012, when her two sons (“very active little guys”) were 1 and 4.“The hardest part going through treatment was not being the kind of mom I wanted to be,” she says. But this is one tough cookie. Jenna, an ER…Read More »
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