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Masthead Cove Yacht Club raises over $9000 for cancer research at CSHL

Masthead Cove check presentation 2012
The Masthead Cove Yacht Club presents a check to Dr. Nick Tonks’ lab at CSHL l-r: Lynn Greenholtz, daughter of Carol Marcincuk; Jim Marcincuk, MCYC and husband of Carol Marcincuk; Nancy Kinney, MCYC; Karen Orzel. CSHL; Nick Tonks, CSHL Professor; Nava Krishnan, CSHL; Karla Marrero, MCYC; Bill Marrero, MCYC; Ken Hecht, MCYC

Cold Spring Harbor, NY — Members of the Masthead Cove Yacht Club (MCYC) raised over $9,000 from their annual Masthead Race on August 19. The proceeds were donated to support cancer research conducted by CSHL Professor, Dr. Nicholas Tonks.

The event has raised nearly $50,000 since it was started in 2006 in memory of the MCYC’s former Commodore, Carol Marcincuk. Carol was an avid sailor and a beloved employee of CSHL who died of ovarian cancer in 2004.

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