December 3, 2012

Dr. Moser Performs Boston Area’s First Robot-Assisted Pancreatectomy

Dr. A James Moser and Dr. Mark Callery recently performed a robot-assisted pancreatectomy at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The state-of-the-art surgery was the first in the Boston area. CONTINUE READING

December 2, 2012

“Just Jack” — Jack Adraka’s Video in Focus Forward Contest

Most of you are probably farmiliar with Jack Andraka by now, but in case you’re not, he’s the 15-year-old who’s developed a ground-breaking early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancers.

Jack spoke about his research at the third annual Griff’s Run and Gun Dinner and Silent Auction this July, and has been an active supporter of The Greg and Cathy Griffith Family Foundation and the AFFPC CONTINUE READING

November 1, 2012

HOPE Necklace

If you know Cathy Griffith you may have noticed the necklace she wears with a picture of her and Greg inside. This was a gift given to her by Tracy and Sally Fownes after Greg had passed. It is a Tiffany-style sterling necklace, in which you can place any locket-sized picture. CONTINUE READING

October 25, 2012

Griffith Family Foundation Show – Episode 6

On this month’s show, Cathy talks with Bill Shuster, the Pennsylvania Representative to the United States Congress and Victoria Mirenda, General Sales Manager at The Casino at Lakemont. CONTINUE READING

October 8, 2012

Griffith Family Foundation Show – Episode 5

On this month’s show, Cathy talks with Donn Stubbs, a friend and Hollidaysburg basketball teammate of Greg Griffith, and Allison Stubbs, a family friend of the Griffith’s, about their involvement with Griff’s Run and Gun and the foundation as a whole. In the second segment Cathy discusses the role of the caregiver and helping those in need with Geraldine Pontzer and Francine Endler, both of whom have experience with providing care and attend St. Michael’s Parish in Hollidaysburg.

September 27, 2012

The Griffith Family Foundation Show – Episode 4

On this month’s show, Cathy talks with Diane Zink, a family friend and committee member for the foundation; Elsie Gibney, Director of Community Relations for the Altoona Curve; and Jennifer Gehl, a Certified Acutonics Practitioner and Instructor. CONTINUE READING

September 3, 2012

Greg Griffith’s Legacy

This video features highlights from Greg’s speeches at the 2010 and 2011 Griff’s Run and Gun Dinners.


August 23, 2012

2012 Sideline Pancreatic Cancer Dinner Pictures

Sideline Pancreatic Cancer Dinner 2012


August 8, 2012

The Griffith Family Foundation Show – Episode 3

In this month’s show Cathy first talks with 11-year-old Kiera Chirdon, who has a rare form of cancer. In the second segment, she hosts Jack Collins, CEO of Link Computer Corporation and Tom Kopriva, Executive Director of the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA. And finally she speaks with Cindy Kanski, Bethany Kanski and Amanda Ottoway, all of whom knew Greg Griffith well and are also involved in the yearly planning of Griff’s Run and Gun for a Cure. CONTINUE READING

July 5, 2012

Second Episode of the Griffith Family Foundation Show

In the show’s first segment, Cathy talks with David D. Cadle Jr. and Wendy Belinda of Through Inc. about their organization. And in the second segment she talks with Brent Ottoway and Lisa Georgiana of St. Francis University and Chris Kanski of JMG Systems about social media and how it can connect people and help non-profits.