2017 Joggin for the Noggin

This year’s “Joggin for the Noggin” was honored to be supported in honor of :

Arnold “Skip” Shields (1944-2017)

This year’s Joggin for the Noggin was a huge success. Thank you for all of your continued support. See you next year, May 19, 2018!

Our Efforts in 2017

January 2017– Sky Labat and her family. Miss Labat braved through a Neuroblastoma and gained her wings in March of  2017

March 2017 – $4,000 donation to Brain Tumor Research at MD Anderson

April 2017– Brooks Bourgeois and his family. Mr. Bourgeois is a 34 yr old Belle Chase Fireman and father or four. He recently began his journey with a rare Hermangiopericytoma.

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May 2017– 11 year old Isabella Meyer and her family. Miss Meyer continues to brave through an Astrocytoma, since the early age of 2.

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May 2017-Mr. Brett Hymel and his family. Mr Hymel continues to brave through a Oligoastrocym.

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May 2017– Meet these “Brainiacs”: Carter Johnson, Rachael Casey, and Lucy Galeziewski, who raised $104 selling hand made bookmarks at St. Peter’s Service Out of Love Day. Thank you for your awesome efforts ladies!

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Our Efforts in 2016

August 2016– Meet Mr. John Coble. Mr Coble braved through a Glioblastoma, and was a relentless fighter.

We are  honored to be supported in his honor:

Mr. John Coble (1958-2016)

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Mr. Coble not only believed in our mission, but demonstrated his commitment to our cause when we joined our race in 2015. Many knew him as a Brain Tumor Warrior, who always had a positive outlook during his journey.

May 2016– Meet Miss Brandi Hebert and her family. Miss Hebert is braving through a Neuroblastoma.

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May 2016- Meet Mr. Brett Hymel and his family. Mr Hymel is braving through a Oligoastrocym.

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April 2016– Meet these “Brainiacs”: Carter Johnson, Rachael Casey, and Lucy Galeziewski, who raised $86 selling hand made bookmarks at St. Peter’s Service Out of Love Day. Thank you for your awesome efforts ladies!

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March 2016– Meet Mr. George Dusang. We ask for prayers and peace as Mr. Dusang braves through a Glioblastoma.
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January 2016– Meet Miss Sky Labat and her family. Miss Labat is braving through a Neuroblastoma.

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2016 Joggin for the Noggin

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This year’s “Joggin for the Noggin” was honored to be supported in honor of :

Vincent “Paw Pete” Caruso, Sr. (1937-2016)

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Vincent Caruso, Sr., better known as Paw Pete, not only believed in our mission, but demonstrated his commitment to our cause from the beginning of our establishment in 2011. He was preceded in death by his grandson, David Senez, Jr, who is the reason we began.

2014 “Joggin for the Noggin”

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Nerli Weber Grather (1927-2016)

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Nerli Grather is the mother of Cindy “Puddy” Kooke, who is a loyal volunteer. Ms. Grather was a well known educator in St. Bernard Parish, who was deeply committed to her community.

The David Senez, Jr. Foundation sincerely thanks the Caruso and Grather families for their generous support to Brain Tumor Research.

This year’s Joggin for the Noggin was a huge success. Thank you for all of your continued support. See you next year, May 13, 2017!

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MD Anderson Brain Tumor Research 2016

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For our third year, the David Senez, Jr. Foundation, had the privileged of spending time with Dave’s Neurosurgeon, Dr. Prahbu and Nurse Betsy to contribute to his Brain Tumor Research in Dave’s name. This year’s research donation was in the amount of 3,000 dollars going to advancements in brain tumor treatment.

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Where Has Our Efforts Been in 2015

January 2015- Meet Mr. Kevin Morgan and his family. Mr. Morgan braved through a Glioblastoma, and gained his wings at the end of 2015.

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May 2015-  Our foundation had the grace of meeting Ms. Melissa Duhe and her wonderful family. Ms. Duhe is braving through a  Glioblastoma for a few years now.

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July 2015- We extend your generosity to this special little angel, Miss Isabella “Bella” Meyer. Meet Bella and her family. Miss 9 year old Bella has been braving through an Astrocytoma, since the early age of 2. We graced her with “Bella’s Day Out.” The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Street Crimes Unit surprised her with their badge of honor, presented by Major Chad Clark.

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Bella’s Day of Beauty was made possible by Salon Finesse, All About Me, Bonomolo Limousine, and Austin’s Restaurant.

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September 2015- Meet Mr. Seth Becknel and his mother. Mr. Becknel recently underwent brain surgery, and is back to his happy self.

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Joggin for the Noggin May 2015

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We recently held our second annual Brain Tumor Run “Joggin for the Noggin,” at The Gathering in Arabi, Louisiana. Everyone enjoyed a beautiful day with tons of wonderful raffle and auction items collected year round by our great committee members, and wonderful entertainment was provided by the ever so popular “August Rush.” Thank you again for all who continue to allow us to help others going through the journey Dave fought so graciously.

As we know, he is so very humbled by the support you provide us to continue to help others in his name.

Should you know of anyone fighting a brain tumor, and needing assistance for travel expense, please email pbphotography11@gmail.com to request an application.

National Lemonade Day 2015

Our huge gratitude for the children who believe in our mission so much so that they devote their “National Lemonade Day” to promoting Brain Tumor Awareness. Truly inspirational to see the impact one person can make just by being “ordinary.” To see one man inspire not only a community, but the hearts of our youth gives such great hope. Thank you for allowing us to give back. May his legacy continue to prosper.

Thank you to Carver, Mallory, Alyssa, Scottland, Aubry, Jacob, Jared and their wonderful family and friends!
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