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Johnson Cancer Research Center Newsletter


K-State Fighting for a Cure Day Oct. 14

K-State Head Football Coach Bill Snyder holding Fighting for a Cure shirtShow your pride in K-State cancer research with a Fighting for a Cure shirt!

Wear the shirt to the home football game or anywhere Oct. 14 for the 4th Annual K-State Fighting for a Cure Day.

Join First Lady of K-State Football Sharon Snyder and the Snyder family, Emmy Award-winning “Modern Family” actor and K-State alum Eric Stonestreet, K-State Band Director Frank Tracz and many others in celebrating K-State’s fight against cancer and honoring the K-State family’s cancer survivors and researchers.

Eric Stonestreet wearing Cure shirtGet the shirt!  Shirts are available from our center for $20 each. We’ll ship too! All proceeds support K-State cancer research.

Spread the word!  Post photos on social media of yourself and friends wearing the shirt and use #HelpKStateFightCancer! See past photos: 201620152014.

Tailgate with us!  Cheer on the ‘Cats with us Oct. 14 at the College of Arts & Sciences Tailgate Party in Cat Town!

Thanks to all who have supported this campaign over the years! You’ve raised $30,000 and immeasurable awareness for K-State cancer research!

K-State Marching Bands Beat Cancer FormationWatch the Pride of Wildcat Land’s special halftime salute Oct. 14!

Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament Oct. 20

Regier Family
The Regier family hosts the tournament.

The 20th annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament will be Fri., Oct. 20, at Colbert Hills. Check-in opens at 11 a.m. with the shotgun start at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded during a steak dinner following the tournament.

Rob was a K-State graduate in pre-dentistry who passed away from cancer at age 26.

This year’s tournament is dedicated in loving memory of Beth Winans, who died of cancer last December.

Pink Power Luncheon Oct. 11

Peggy JohnsonThe Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness will be Oct. 11 at Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave., Manh. The event is free but reservations are required.

The guest speaker will be Peggy Johnson, breast cancer survivor and Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation. She will present, “Research and Breast Cancer Survivorship.”


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