Stories tagged with: Cancer Research

August 5, 2013 - 6:00pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Dr. Brad Brautigan of Orthopaedic Associates of Zanesville is riding over 100 miles in the Pelotonia ride this weekend in honor of his former employee, Rita Church, who passed away from cancer in 2010.

"She was a long time employee here at orthopaedic associates," said Brautigan. "She fought cancer for years. We were all witness to that, and she fought hard."

Brautigan says Rita is the reason he started riding in the first place and has been doing so ever...

April 14, 2012 - 5:47pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

People braved the dreary weather Saturday morning for a good cause...

The Franklin Local school district held its third annual Mini-Relay for Life Saturday to raise money for cancer research. Cancer survivor LuAnn Gatewood said more community members get involved every year.

"We used to take a team from our school district to the main relay, but it seemed harder and harder every year to get enough people to come. So I thought, 'Maybe I should try to have one back here in our...

March 11, 2012 - 4:54pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

Zanesville is dancing for a cure in the fight against cancer...

The annual Cancer Research Donation Dance Competition was held at Maysville High School Sunday. Organizer Pat Payne said there was a good turnout, but each year it's more difficult to know what to expect.

"There are a lot of other contests in the state of Ohio and there's dance competitions every...Every weekend, somewhere. And so you just kind of go with the flow and hope that it turns out," said Payne....

June 25, 2011 - 4:07pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

The crowd at Zane Landing Park quickly filled-out as participants came to enjoy music and support those battling cancer.

Saturday night proved to be a great turn out for the 10th annual BZ Jam at the Landing. The event designed to raise money for cancer research rocked out to a different band each hour throughout the evening. Co-Chair, Casey Summers said, bands are always willing to volunteer and it's never a problem getting the crowd to participate.

"Music...

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