Posts in the “ALCF Events ALCF Events” category:

Oreland woman organizes fundraiser at Halligan’s Pub for lung cancer 5K

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 28th, 2014 |

After the death of her grandfather, one Oreland woman is honoring his memory in the best way she knows how. Ashley Sibley, 29, is remembering the life of her grandfather, Richard Sibley— who died of lung cancer at the age of 77 on March 20, after a four-year battle with the disease — by organizing… Read More

Pizza and beer ‘blast’ raises money for lung cancer research

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 27th, 2014 |

A Pizza and Beer Blast — a benefit for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation — begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 30, at the Wilton Riding Club on Riding Club Road. The event is hosted by Cathy Parese and Tricia Hartner, both lung cancer survivors from Wilton. “There are so many people… Read More

Join our Grow for the Cure Campaign this Father’s Day!

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 27th, 2014 |

What is “Grow for the Cure”? Grow for the Cure is a unique website where volunteers register to grow facial hair and people can donate money to their favorite beard style. The brave volunteer will shave his beard to the winning style at the end of his campaign. Grow for the Cure is an affiliate… Read More

Gibson Wagner of Orange is the ‘Montage Everyday Hero’ for February

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 28th, 2014 |

Date: 3/28/14 Outlet Full Name: Orange County Register Author: Samantha Dunn http://www.ocregister.com/articles/wagner-607381-cancer-lung.html Gibson Wagner, 13, of Orange is the “Montage Everyday Hero” for February. Wagner was a toddler when his father died of lung cancer. To honor his father’s memory and to raise awareness about this common form of cancer, Wagner has raised funds for… Read More

Runners take ‘Next Step’ to cure lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 24th, 2014 |

Date: 3/24/14 Outlet Full Name: The Columbus Dispatch Author: N/A http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/03/24/runners-take-next-step-to-cure-lung-cancer.html Running helped keep participants warm during yesterday’s Your Next Step is the Cure event at Fred Beekman Park on Ohio State University’s West Campus. The 5-kilometer course welcomed both runners and walkers on a chilly early spring afternoon. The charity event raised money for… Read More

UC Berkeley Students, Bay Area Locals Run in 5th Annual Jog for Jill

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 18th, 2014 |

Date: 3/18/14 Outlet Full Name: The Daily Californian Author: Becca Benham http://www.dailycal.org/2014/03/18/uc-berkeley-hosts-5th-annual-jog-jill-run/ On Sunday, more than 600 UC Berkeley students and other Bay Area locals participated in the fifth annual Jog for Jill run to honor lung cancer victim and UC Berkeley alumna Jillian Costello and to raise money for lung cancer research. Hosted by… Read More

Run Amuck With the Duck Gains Celebrity Support

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 6th, 2014 |

Date: 3/6/14 Outlet Full Name: The Gainesville Sun Author: Kristine Crane http://www.gainesville.com/article/20140306/ARTICLES/140309756/-1/news?Title=Run-Amuck-with-the-Duck-gains-celebrity-support Gainesville’s annual 5-kilometer race dubbed “Run Amuck with the Duck” to support lung cancer research has a well-known face behind it this year. For lovers of the 1980s television sitcom “Laverne and Shirley,” Penny Marshall, cast as Laverne, is a household name. She’s… Read More

Jogs for Jill: Runs Honoring Late Cal Coxswain Net $500,000 to Combat Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 20th, 2014 |

News Headline: Jogs for Jill: Runs Honoring Late Cal Coxswain Net $500,000 to Combat Lung Cancer Date: 2/20/14 Outlet Full Name: Cal Alumni Association Author: Martin Snapp http://alumni.berkeley.edu/california-magazine/just-in/2014-02-20/jogs-jill-runs-honoring-late-cal-coxswain-net-500000-combat More than 1,200 runners, walkers, strollers and joggers are expected to gather next month for the fifth annual Jog For Jill, a 5-K course around UC Berkeley’s… Read More

Phoenix Lung Cancer Event Hits Close to Home for Former NFL Player Hank Baskett

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 7th, 2014 |

News Headline: Phoenix Lung Cancer Event Hits Close to Home for Former NFL Player Hank Baskett Date: 2/7/14 Outlet Full Name: KTAR Arizona Author: Clayton Klapper http://ktar.com/22/1698881/Phoenix-lung-cancer-event-hits-close-to-home-for-former-NFL-player-Hank-Baskett Former NFL player Hank Baskett III is partnering with a local foundation to host a lung cancer walk and 5K race Sunday. Money raised at the Feb. 9… Read More

Everyday hero: His dad’s memory spurs an effort to spread a message about lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 3rd, 2014 |

News Headline: Everyday hero: His dad’s memory spurs an effort to spread a message about lung cancer Date: 2/3/14 Outlet Full Name: Orange County Register Author: Samantha Dunn http://www.ocregister.com/articles/gibson-600033-cancer-lung.html Soccer trophies galore fill the walls of 13-year-old Gibson Wagner’s room, a sparkling-clean space in the well-appointed home he lives in with his mother, sister and… Read More