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Old 01-27-2009, 04:42 PM   #1
Dec 2008
Lakewood, WA
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Hey everybody! I am not just a brewer. I am also a family member of someone who recently died of cancer. (my mother in law) So... Every year I participate in the RELAY FOR LIFE. Its a cool event where I (and my team member) will walk laps for 18 hours to raise money for cancer research.

Here is the link to donate OR.. if you are in the seattle- tacoma area and want to JOIN MY TEAM you can do that as well. Thanks for your support.

The American Cancer Society:

Once you click the link you can read about the event, see a picture of the mom we lost, and find out about a great cause.

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Old 01-27-2009, 04:50 PM   #2
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+1 This is a great cause. My wife is on the planning committee for our Relay for Life in our area. I would encourage anyone who is interested in donating to see if there is a local Relay for Life event in your area. The funds donated directly help those battling cancer in your community.
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Old 01-27-2009, 05:03 PM   #3

My wife is also quite active in Relay for Life in our area; I always donate 10% from any instrument sale during the summer festival season to her team.

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Old 01-27-2009, 05:09 PM   #4
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I think we donate to this every year. My wife is currently going through chemo and has only 2 treatments left (cancer is gone ).
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:12 PM   #5
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Definitely a good cause. I donated in honor of a friend's mom and I'll be participating at some level for our local event.
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:20 PM   #6
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I have been the captain of a Relay for life team since I was 15.
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