On June 23, 2013, 144 golfers came out for the 19th annual Brayton Point Station Charity Golf Tournament. Brayton Point Station is the largest fossil fuel power plant in New England. Station employees, family, friends and vendors came out to support this years charity, the HER Foundation. Typically a charity is selected because an employee is with the charity or has been impacted by it. The HER Foundation had a special meaning for me this year as my wife Pia is a three time survivor of Hyperemesi Gravidarum (HG). The tournament committee (Wes Bushika, Mark Huck and Bill Spicer) would like to thank this year’s guest speaker Doreen Scanlon, HG survivor and news anchor with ABC Channel 6 in Providence RI. The committee is excited to present the HER Foundation with an 11 thousand dollar donation!
HER co-founder, Ann Marie King said, “Pia and her husband are amazing. Their dedication to the HER Foundation and HG is greatly appreciated. HER volunteers truly understand why HER exists and what our mission has been over the past 10 years — education, research and awareness. The funds raised will help fund our continued research with UCLA as well as our efforts in education and awareness for HG women everywhere. We hope Pia’s dedication to HER will inspire others to volunteer their time and talents in helping raise awareness of HG through HER fundraising events.”