Helfner’s Heroes Battle Cancer
Bonnie Helfner And Her Dental Team Take On This Year’s Relay For Life
Dr. Bonnie Helfner has been a part of the Commack community since 1980. In 1997, she opened her family and cosmetic dentistry practice in Commack. Dr. Helfner is constantly participating in the community, whether it’s staying involved in the Commack School District through dental presentations, participating in shadow programs or donating gift baskets to various parent teacher associations. Dr. Helfner also participates in the community by sponsoring many 5k runs, youth sports teams, as well as other charitable organizations. One event that Dr. Helfner holds close to her heart is Relay For Life, Dr. Helfner and her practice are once again participating in this year’s Relay For Life under the team name Helfner’s Heroes.
Dr. Helfner and her staff joined forces with Mike Wagenberg and Driftwood Day Camp to raise funds for Commack’s Relay for Life on Saturday March 19th holding their 3rd annual Hanging with Heroes at Driftwood Day Camp. They was live music, open bar, amazing food, and fantastic raffle prizes all to help raise money for Hefner’s Heroes. “I am excited to be involved again with Commack’s Relay for Life as Team Helfner’s Heroes. Unfortunately, we all know too many people who have been affected by cancer and our team is more determined then ever to raise money and awareness to help fight this terrible disease,” says Helfner. This weekend Helfner’s Heroes surpassed their initial goal of raising $25,000 to fight against cancer.
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The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is the world’s largest fundraising event in efforts to end cancer. This years event will be on Thursday, May 26, 2016 beginning at 6pm and going till 6am. Relay For Life will be taking place at Commack High School, 1 Scholar Lane, Commack, NY. With the help of teams like Helfner’s Heroes and many more, the American Cancer Society is helping to save more than 500 lives daily.
Bonnie Helfner DDS is a family and cosmetic dentist. She works alongside Dr. Kristin Curro. Their practice relies on the belief that dentistry involves more than simply treating your teeth; they feel it’s about the way they treat the patient,their anxiety and overall comfort.