Jan Martin Bopp of Bennington was honored at the State House Friday as legislators declared the month of March to be Myeloma
Awareness Month statewide. Bopp, an artist and educator, was diagnosed with myeloma six years ago and has been working to
spread the word about the disease through his work as a support group leader for the International Myeloma Foundation. Pictured,
from left, are Sen. Bob Hartwell (D-Bennington), Rep. Mary Morrissey (R-Bennington), Rep. Timothy R. Corcoran II (D-Bennington),
Bopp, Rep. Brian A. Campion (D-Bennington), Bopp, Bopp’s friend Marion Ryberg of Bennington, and Rep. Anne Mook (D-Bennington).