Stories tagged with: Cancer Benefit

June 27, 2015 - 5:13pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Rick Burkett was diagnosed with Lung Cancer in March and June 27 his family and friends stood with him in his battle.

Over 200 people attended the a cancer benefit for him. It featured a spaghetti dinner and various items for sale in a silent auction and T-shirts that read 'It won't take me alive.' All proceeds will help Burkett pay for medical bills as he is unable to work.

"I'm not allowed to work and insurance doesn't pay to be off of work and it's hard to make it when...

June 15, 2013 - 7:07pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

A cancer benefit for a local teacher was done a bit differently in Roseville Saturday.

The community came together to raise money for a fourth grade teacher at Duncan Falls Elementary School, Kathy Talk. They had a softball benefit in her honor. Each team paid $125 to participate. Volunteer, Cindy Penrod says Kathy is deserving of this benefit.

"Kathy is an awesome lady. I've known Kathy for a few years, my son and her son actually graduated high school together this...

June 21, 2011 - 4:20pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

An all day concert will raise money and hope for those battling cancer.

Although Zane Landing Park looked empty Tuesday afternoon, on Saturday afternoon a crowd of about 1,000 people, will gather for the 10th annual BZ Jam at the Landing. All proceeds from the day will benefit local cancer patients. Co-Chair, Tami Swope said, the silent auction is their biggest contributor. A hot item being auctioned off, is one of the last footballs autographed by Jim Tressel.

November 21, 2009 - 7:51pm
6 years 39 weeks ago

A local family, that has been touched by cancer several times, is trying to help others in the community fight their battles with cancer.

Hundreds have been gathering at the Saint Rose Parish Community Center for Kat's Memorial Cancer Benefit.

Event coordinator, Cheryl Dodson, says they hope to raise about 10 thousand dollars for the Perry County Cancer Alliance. It's an organization that was founded back in 1999 to help cancer patients financially.

"They could buy a...

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