Fundraiser benefits local peritoneal cancer foundation


Dr. John Hays speaks during the recent fundraiser.


RACINE — The Brenda K. Wolfe Peritoneal Cancer Foundation recently held a dinner, silent auction and live auction at Sikorski’s Restaurant in Racine.

The evening began with a prepared meal served to a large audience of the foundation’s supporters. Mark Sikorski and his staff prepared the meal.

Following dessert, Dr. Douglas Hunter introduced Dr. John Hays from the Ohio State Comprehensive Research Cancer Center, The James.

Dr. Hays gave a very enlightening speech about the problems associated with finding a cure not just for primary peritoneal cancer but any type of cancer. He then gave an update on some of the new discoveries that have been found. He closed his talk with a short question and answer session.

President of the foundation, Chris Tenoglia then introduced Mark Porter who conducted the auction.

The total amount raised for the first annual Brenda K. Wolfe Peritoneal Cancer Foundation fundraiser was $3,687.

The board of directors expressed their thanks to everyone who donated, volunteered, attended and sponsored the event.

To volunteer or donate contact the B.K.W. Peritoneal Cancer Foundation at 740-949-2730.

Dr. John Hays speaks during the recent fundraiser.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/04/web1_4.2-Wolfe.jpgDr. John Hays speaks during the recent fundraiser.