Stories tagged with: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

September 18, 2014 - 9:34pm
32 weeks 2 days ago

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society held their Light The Night Walk Thursday evening.

Nearly 500 walkers joined together at Ohio University Zanesville Campus to walk for the same great cause--to fund the research of blood cancer. Tim Hamburger, Executive Director of the Central Ohio Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma society, told us a little bit more about tonight's walk.

"It gives family, friends, an opportunity to come out to walk in memory, in honor of and as supporters...

September 19, 2013 - 10:01pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

Red, white and gold balloons filled Ohio University Zanesville to bring awareness to a serious disease.

Thursday was the 8th annual Light The Night Walk. The event is a part of larger nationwide mission to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The funds raised will go towards education and research initiatives that doctors hope one day will lead to a cure.

"Our goal this year was $100,000 for our Zanesville walk, which is super exciting. We got so close $90,000...

March 9, 2012 - 11:53am
3 years 7 weeks ago

When a group of local students were challenged to raise $450 to benefit cancer research, Principals Kasey Cottrill and Jeff Moore had no idea what they were in for...

Walking down the halls of Zanesville Middle School, dressed in women's clothing, the two men are proud to say their students far succeeded the challenge....

"If they raised another $200 I said yes, I would wear heels and makeup," laughed Principal Kacey Cottrill. "I said if you raise a...

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