Ann's Place Reaches Out to Ridgefield

At a meeting of the Ridgefield Men’s Club on September 3, Kevin Berrill, LCSW (center) and Jim Coffey MA (left) of Ann’s Place hold a certificate of appreciation from the Club’s program director, Douglas Coombs. Before a group of approximately 75 club members, Kevin discussed the impact of cancer on survivors, their loved ones, and the wider community. He also described the various programs and services that Ann’s Place offers to clients. Jim, who facilitates the Men Together support group at Ann’s Place, described the challenges faced by men with prostate cancer and ways in which members of his group provide mutual support. Forty-five men belong to Jim’s group, making it the largest support group at Ann’s Place. Following the presentation, Jim and Kevin answered questions from the audience about cancer and the work of Ann’s Place. (Photo: Chuck Rich)