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Backus nursing school’s oldest living grad turns 100

Picture it: Backus Hospital, 1934. Our country is finally taking baby steps toward recovering from the Great Depression. That year,...

2013 Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament

The 2013 Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament that took place Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 was a great success. Thanks to the sponsors and to the thirty teams of players who participated. Also, thanks to the staff at the Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug. Funds raised from this meaningful outing will be directed to the Laura Beth Seder Memorial Fund in support of the Backus Breast Health Initiative.

Fired up for hope

Survivors in Fashion show provides unique experience More than just a fashion show, Survivors in Fashion is a statement of...

Backus Auxiliary awarded 10K in scholarships

NORWICH – The Backus Hospital Auxiliary awarded $10,000 in scholarships to local students pursuing careers in health care at its...

Backus Pink Fair to focus on women’s health and wellness

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host the fifth annual Pink Fair on Wednesday, May 1, from 4-6...

“We Are Family” Survivors in Fashion 2011

The 2011 Survivors in Fashion Show at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Thursday, Oct. 20, was a great success. The models, all breast cancer survivors, took the stage as a fundraiser for the Backus Hospital Breast Cancer Survivors Fund. View a gallery of photos from the event.

Backus Auxiliary Mini Golf Tournament 2012

The ninth annual Backus Hospital Auxiliary Mini Golf Tournament took place Saturday, September 22 at the Odetah Camping Resort in Bozrah. This always-popular event is a major fund raiser for the Auxiliary. Thanks to the Adelman family for providing the use of their beautiful facility and challenging mini golf course, and for the great financial donation they made at the event to be used for the cancer programs at Backus. Les Morrell, a former camper and counselor at the campground, also made a donation on behalf of the Odetah Camping Resort Alumni. Also, thanks to Backus Food and Nutrition for the great food and service, and to everyone else who helped pull this event together.

31st annual Backus Golf Tournament a big success

More than 200 friends of Backus participated in the health system's annual golf tournament Thursday at Elmridge Golf Course in Pawcatuck. Attendees included a wide array of sponsors, donors, medical staff and employees. Thanks to all who participated and helped out. The event supports programs and services that will enable Backus to continue to serve the healthcare needs of the community. View this photo gallery to see a few scenes from the day's activities.

Backus Bennies Recognizes The Champion in All of Us

In a special night complete with red carpet, Hollywood movie clips and paparazzi, guests decked out in evening gowns and tuxedos honored several members of the community for their generosity during the Inaugural Backus Bennies event at the Backus Business and Technology Center.

Backus Auxiliary Mini Golf Tournament 2011

The eighth annual Backus Hospital Auxiliary Mini Golf Tournament took place Saturday, September 24 at Knolls and Holes Course at Odetah Camping Resort in Bozrah. There was plenty of good-natured competition on the course and plenty of good food before and after the event. Money raised from the event goes to the Auxiliary in support of Backus Hospital programs.