iPads Honor Evan Bard's Passion for Helping Children

  • October 12, 2017

Evan Bard loved helping children. Her dream was a career in which she could help as many children as possible. Her life was tragically cut short before she could fulfill that aspiration. But Evan's dream still lives on through her family. They rec...


Babson Women's Soccer To Host Evvgirl Pink Game

  • May 18, 2016

The Babson College women's soccer team will host an Evvgirl Pink Game in honor of Evan Bard, sister of current junior Leisl Bard (Agawam, Mass.), during Saturday's New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game against Clark Universi...


Hospital's webcams let parents, preemies stay connected

  • March 28, 2015

Avia Hennessey weighs less than 5 pounds, but she's already got a big personality. She always manages to wriggle her arms free of her blankets, no matter how carefully the nurses swaddle her. She tugs on her oxygen tube, deciding it would make a bet...


Family Donates NICU Cameras to Baystate Children's Hospital

  • February 15, 2014

Todd and Barbara Bard of Agawam lost their daughter, Evan, last year to a drunk-driving crash. Evan was a nursing student at Curry College, and was studying to become a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurse. To honor Evan's memory, the Bards a...


Bard family honors family member with NICU cameras

  • January 17, 2014

An Agawam family that lost a loved one in a drunk driving crash is making sure her memory lives on and they are doing so by focusing on one of her passions. Twenty-year-old Evan Bard died in the crash last May. Bard was a nursing student at Cu...