Monday, January 23, 2017

10th Anniversary of the I Care I Cure I Run 5K

We are very excited to be heading to Florida for the weekend of
February 10-12 to join the festivities for the 10th Anniversary
I Care I Cure I Run 5K and family fun day.   This event has grown
enormously over these years and we are proud to be platinum
sponsors again this year.  It was with the help of our many
generous supporters that we raised the $10,000 necessary for 
this level of sponsorship!   Thanks so much to all of you. I am
including this letter in case there are some of you who have not
yet had the opportunity to donate and would like to do so.

Dear Family and Friends,

The I Care I Cure Foundation was founded by our sister and brother-in-law, Beth and Brad Besner, (along with their friends and family) in honor of our nephew, Ian, who was diagnosed with T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in January, 2006, one week before his 11th birthday. Ian was an extraordinary boy who shared his joy and love of life with everyone who met him. Sadly, Ian lost his battle with cancer just four months after his diagnosis suffering during that time the ravages of chemotherapies that were supposed to save his life. 

The  I Care I Cure Foundation supports the development of, and raises public awareness about, cutting-edge, targeted therapies for childhood cancer, so that the treatment of childhood cancer will be gentler and more tolerable. By educating the public about scientific breakthroughs in genetic childhood cancer research that are within reach but seriously underfunded, the foundation hopes to quickly raise money to fund research grants and provide seed money to researchers for new studies. 

By sharing with you how close the medical community is to more humane treatment for childhood cancer, we hope that you will want to be part of the effort to fund this ground breaking research so that fewer and fewer children have to suffer as Ian did.
Our family will be participating in the 10th Annual I Care I Cure I Run 5K and Family Fun Day at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Sunday, February 12, 2017 which is just a little more than a week after, what would have been, Ian's 22nd birthday.  We will run past the Ian Besner Baseball Field on the campus which will make this year even more special!   If you will be in Florida at that time, please join our team to walk or run for this important cause.  Just let us know that you are interested and we will email you all of the registration details!  I still have some free registration spots available on our team!  If you can't join us for the race, please consider making a donation to this cause that is so very important to our family.

To donate, just go to this website:
Thank you so very much for your continued support!
Lynn and Glenn

Had Phun Meeting Phlash

Some of you may have heard that we met Phlash Phelps
from Sirius/XM 60's on 6 at BWI airport last week!  He 
was heading to Hawaii to visit his 50th state in his 50th
birthday year and we were on our way to see our MD
family.   He is a wealth of US geography knowledge and
is excited about following our final ride next December!
More details to follow soon!

Update on this Update!

Had to add this audio!!  Soon after I sent out this blog
 update, Phlash (who subcribes to the blog), spoke about
it on air.  I caught most of it in the car!