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Marianne Potratz
MEDIA ALERT CONTACT: Rebecca Nason             BUFFALO, NEW YORK (May 20, 2022) – WHEN & WHAT – Kevin Guest House invites Buffalo to the 29th Annual Affaire of the Heart tonight – Friday, May 20, 2022 at the historic Buffalo Club. The signature event will feature excellent food, wine, raffles...
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Patients and caregivers come from miles around to receive specialized care available here in Buffalo. For KGH families like the Agrastos, spending day after day in the hospital means that you get to know your providers on a more personal level. Throughout their time at Roswell, they have become particularly close with one of their...
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Andrea A. Tarshus, Esq. Member of the Kevin Guest House board of directors since 2021. Serves on the Business Development Committee and Affaire of the Heart Committee. Supported and decorated two rooms through Kevin’s Adopt-A-Room Challenge. Biography In 2015, Andrea established Tarshus Law Firm, PLLC located in Grand Island, which offers a full range of...
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Friday, February 18, 2022 is National Caregivers Day. We thought it would be a fitting time to share this wonderfully written letter we received from a current guest, Annie Agrasto, caregiver to her husband, Andy. When my husband, Andy, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in mid- 2018, we were blindsided.  Once the initial panic settled,...
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Staying in a relationship with the same person for 40 years, like Linda & Robert Cochran is truly a devoted, profound and significant achievement. It’s not only a testament to being committed to one another, but also displays everlasting unity. The traditional gift for a 40th Anniversary is the ruby gemstone, which is a symbol...
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Back left to right: Damon, Leslie, Marianne and AlexFront left to right: Rebecca, Lynsey and Betsy Have you wondered who is behind the scenes at Kevin Guest House? While our operations wouldn’t be possible without help from our amazing volunteers, meet our full-time, small but mighty team that makes patients and their families feel right at...
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It’s not your typical romantic start to a love story, but Ann and Tom Buman met in a cemetery and have now been married for over 30 years! Earlier in 2021 they purchased a new home in Lindley, New York, but after a visit to the Emergency Room in Corning during the beginning of Fall,...
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“It’s an overwhelming blessing and I’m so grateful for KGH. I don’t know where else I would’ve stayed because we live so far away. I’m grateful that the house is here.” Sue “Nana” Badgley retired from her job in December 2020. Her grandson was diagnosed with Leukemia in January and she became his full time...
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Max is a 28-year-old bone marrow transplant patient receiving treatment during his stay at Roswell Park from September 23, 2021 through the first week in November. We are happy to say that he is now residing with his mother and caregiver, Amy in one of our transplant apartments! Amy has been finding unique hobbies to...
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Kevin, the inspiration for Kevin Guest House, was a 13-year-old boy from Pennsylvania who was diagnosed with leukemia and treated at Roswell Park. During his treatment, the Garveys became aware of many other families traveling for care who were unable to find affordable lodging, some even sleeping in their cars. They knew they needed to...
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