Stories tagged with: Perry County Cancer Alliance

September 29, 2012 - 5:58pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

A sister honors her lost loved one by helping out others.

Saturday at the St. Rose Parish community center in New Lexington, Cheryl Dodson held the sixth annual benefit for her sister Kathy who died from cancer five years ago, a week prior to her first benefit. All proceeds go to supporting those battling cancer in Perry County.

"All the money we raise goes back to cancer patients so this is our sixth year of doing it and we've raised over $69,000 for the Perry County Cancer...

September 24, 2011 - 4:40pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

The battle against cancer is all too familiar for one Perry County family who gathered Saturday  to continue the fight.

Within only 30 years, the Dodson family has lost 17 family members in the fight against cancer. Saturday the family gathered with the community to hold the 5th Annual "Kat" Dodson Foundation Fundraiser. Co-Organizer Cheryl Dodson is just one of nine siblings who remembers her sister who lost the battle.

"She was a giving person, she didn...

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