A 75-year old Magnolia Cancer Survivor to Ride 150 Miles in Obliteride

“Everyone who gets involved in Obliteride is so glad they participated. You get to meet a lot of amazing people and will never forget the great experience.” -Nancy Evans – Magnolia resident Nancy Evans is one of the spunkiest people you will ever meet. She may be 75 years old but she doesn’t let her age, or cancer for that matter, slow her down. Nancy’s … Continue reading A 75-year old Magnolia Cancer Survivor to Ride 150 Miles in Obliteride

Make the next month count; fundraise to the Finish Line

Fundraising doesn’t end until September 15, 2016. Use these awesome incentives to continue to fuel your fundraising efforts. Ready, set, go! BE THE TOP OVERALL FUNDRAISER: Enjoy a private Chihuly Boathouse tour for six, viewing glass pieces not shown to the public. You’ll also receive a basket full of gift cards, fine wine and much more. BE THE 2ND OR 3RD OVERALL FUNDRAISER: Receive a basket full … Continue reading Make the next month count; fundraise to the Finish Line

DUVALL CANCER SURVIVOR RIDING 50 MILES FOR FRED HUTCH FUNDRAISER

On Sunday, Aug. 14, Duvall cancer survivor and Cedarcrest High School Alumni Katie Bunker will be taking part in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s 50 mile bike ride around Lake Washington to raise money for cancer research. The Fred Hutch fundraiser, Obliteride, is a weekend featuring bicyclists from around Washington, who will raise money and ride around the Seattle area in a variety of … Continue reading DUVALL CANCER SURVIVOR RIDING 50 MILES FOR FRED HUTCH FUNDRAISER

Why I Ride – Dr. Jerry Radich

I ride because I am weary of friends and family members getting cancer, and too often dying from it. I ride because I have given too many eulogies for dear friends. I ride because of the pain and suffering cancer causes my patients and their families. I ride to end cancer, to obliterate it. I ride because of the sense of community that Obliteride fosters … Continue reading Why I Ride – Dr. Jerry Radich

I Ride for my mom and my dog

“The fight against cancer is very personal to me.” – Tonya Swick, 50-mile rider Tonya Swick is racking up miles on her bike these days. She admits she’s not a cyclist at all and jokes, “I just like to wear spandex!” So, what really gets Tonya out on her bike? To help end cancer faster. “Within a two-year period I had three cancer diagnoses hit … Continue reading I Ride for my mom and my dog

Melanoma survivor says he’s ‘lucky and grateful to be alive’

Editor’s note: May is designated as National Melanoma Month.  Included in that designation is National Melanoma Monday, which is the first Monday in May. The American Academy of Dermatology has set aside this day to raise awareness about skin cancer. Jeff Dossett started mountain climbing when he turned 40 and was looking for a new challenge…both physically and mentally. He first climbed Mt. Rainier in … Continue reading Melanoma survivor says he’s ‘lucky and grateful to be alive’