9/18/2017 11:38:00 AM "Seize the Day" battles diseases
Participants at the fifth annual Seize the Day, Cure Blood Cancers, above, begin their two-mile walk near the Stewartville American Legion Post 164 on Sunday, Sept. 10. Below left, Steve “Ike” Wangen, left, auctions off a painting of a cow during a live auction at the Legion. Angie McGill and friends organize the event in memory of Angie’s mother, Glenda Kollasch of Bancroft, Iowa, who died of leukemia in September 2012. Proceeds will go to the to Mayo Clinic’s hematology research and the Med City Foundation, McGill said. Seize the Day, Cure Blood Cancers raised about $5,000 this year.
Cindy Hamlin of LeRoy was diagnosed with leukemia about 2 1/2 years ago. Her friends and family started "Team Cindy" to strengthen her in her battle against the disease. Hamlin and her supporters, all wearing red T-shirts, attended the fifth annual Seize the Day, Cure Blood Cancers at the Stewartville American Legion Post 164 on Sunday, Sept. 10... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Sept. 19 Stewartville STAR.