Battling Cancer With The Blues

posted May 4, 2017, 7:50 AM by Sarah Schildknecht   [ updated May 8, 2017, 7:39 AM ]
Battling Cancer With The Blues
Organized by SFX students Elizabeth Savoy and Mary Bagley

Join us for a fabulous evening immersed in the Blues. Enjoy a night filled with professional live music, dancing, and mingling. Funds from the ticket sales will be donated to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation in support of their incredible program. We hope you will come and spend an enjoyable evening raising money to support families with cancer.

May 26, 7-10 pm
Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation (1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa)
Please note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult

Tickets ($15) may be purchased with cash from Mr. McGuire or online (https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/battling-cancer-with-the-blues-tickets-34155044658?aff=ehomecard).

About Elizabeth and Mary
We are two high school students whose lives have been greatly impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Mary lost her mother to cancer and Elizabeth's father is currently battling an incurable form of the disease. Inspired by a leadership workshop at our school (SFX), we decided to host a gala in order to raise funds for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. The Cancer Foundation has incredible support programs for families facing the turmoil and grief caused by cancer, including a program called CLIMB -  Children's Lives Include Moments of Bravery - focused on helping teens like us cope with the cancer diagnosis of a parent. One of our teachers (Mr. McGuire) is an amazing musician. He and his band have donated their time and talent for our event.

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