Hospital Executive Runs 5K for Fellow Cancer Survivors

When Rebecca Imperiali steps out to run a 3.1-mile course as part of the 2021 Virtual Lahey Cancer Institute 5K Walk & Run, this summer’s 5K will have special meaning for her. She will be running in this annual event for her eighth consecutive year as a veteran marathon runner, a Ribbons of Hope team member, and the vice president of philanthropy for Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals. And this year, Rebecca will run as a cancer survivor.

George Scharfe
Dramatic Rescue Prompts Lifesaving Gift

Gloucester emergency personnel received a 911 call early one February morning from a local supermarket. A 56-year-old employee had gone into cardiac arrest and collapsed, unresponsive, in the back room. EMTs arrived immediately and began steady, continuous chest compressions in preparation for the trip to Addison Gilbert Hospital.

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