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A weeklong fund-raiser is scheduled Jan. 18-23 at St. Croix Center for the Healing Arts Massage and Bodywork School, 411 County UU, for Hudsonite Christine Janaky, who has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
Buzz Marzolf isn’t one to complain. Within a span of eight months beginning in late 2003, he underwent three surgeries. Instead of descending into self-pity and bitterness, the St. Croix County Board supervisor and retired Catholic schoolteacher deepened his spiritual life.
In the past, when Vivian Hart heard about someone fighting a courageous battle with cancer she thought of it as a cliché. Then on May 29, 2009, a Friday, a doctor called her at home to report that a biopsy of tissue taken from her colon showed that she had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Survivors release balloons after completing the first lap of the Hudson Relay For Life Friday night. This year’s event earned $148,000, putting the total raised in Hudson during the 10 years of the local relay at over $2 million. For more relay coverage, see pages 10-11A of the July 2 print edition of the Star-Observer.
Terri Wilcox and Dick Shager are the honorary chairmen of the 10th annual Hudson Relay For Life, which begins Friday night (June 26) at Newton Field. Like so many that have preceded them in the task, their personal stories are more about what they have gained as cancer survivors than anything they’ve lost.
The Hudson Relay For Life will mark its 10th anniversary this year at opening ceremonies June 26 at Newton Field. The event is consistently one of the top-grossing fund-raisers for the American Cancer Society.
Hudson’s Relay For Life is coming up June 26-27 at Newton Field, the track and bleacher area located on the grounds of E.P. Rock Elementary School, 340 13th St. S. The successful fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society is probably the most poignant way the organization has devised to raise funds.
Reach into your pocket for that “fiver” and plan to have an evening of fun — all for a good cause. On Saturday, “Ellen at the Oscars” is opening at the Hudson High School auditorium with shows at 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Amanda Neff was diagnosed with lymphoma, lung cancer and leukemia in 2005. Because Neff’s treatments and other associated expenses are not covered by insurance, supporters are holding a benefit for the family from 5-8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church and Academy.
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