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Family connections encourage gift for CHE program scholarship

Peggie Toomey Notarianni has always had an interest in promoting health. After graduating from the University of Minnesota’s dental hygiene program in 1950, the Minneapolis native moved to Denver to work in private practice and then in a program to teach nutrition and proper tooth-brushing techniques to schoolchildren.

She spent an additional 25 years volunteering for Kids in Need of Dentistry, a program that provides low-cost dental care to children in low-income families. Several years later, Peggie and her husband, Aldo Notarianni, learned about the work Traci Toomey was doing in the School of Public Health’s Division of Epidemiology and Community Health.

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