April 6: Lawrenceville Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer

Lawrentians are lacing up their skates to fight cancer – and you can help. Lawrenceville will host a Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer event on Saturday, April 6 from 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. in the Loucks Ice Center. You can register to skate, as well as donate and/or fundraise here using the promo code LVILLE.
 
The CARES Foundation has built partnerships with leading institutions, cancer support groups, and researchers in an effort to spur collaboration and cooperation in ridding the world of cancer. The Cancer Research Institute will received 20 percent of money raised by Lawrentians and the remainder will help continue to fund Hamilton’s goal to support research for new cancer treatments that are less toxic to avoid the devastating side effects of the more harmful treatments used today.
 
Lawrenceville Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer was organized by Lana Utley ’20, who has already raised nearly $6,000 toward the event’s $15,000 goal. The Fourth Former is a long-time skater who had health scare last summer. Thankfully, it was a false alarm. Utley is completely healthy and the experience, she said, “made me think of my family, friends and countless others that have been affected by this non-discriminatory illness, and how difficult it must be for them. I want to try and make a difference any way I can.”
 
For additional information, please contact Lisa M. Gillard Hanson, director of Public Relations, at lgillard@lawrenceville.org.
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