May 172014
Spaghetti dinner to help family of Westmore Oaks school teacher

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 — Help the family of Westmore Oaks Elementary School teacher Amy Mills by showing up for some spaghetti, a silent auction and raffle on May 31. Mills, 33, lost her fight with cancer on Sunday — Mother’s Day. She leaves behind a husband as well as children age […]

Oct 282013
West Sac woman helps women fighting cancer to look & feel better

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 23, 2013 — By Anita Fizhugh Fitzhugh Public Relations Randy Smedley of West Sacramento meets a lot of women who are losing their hair and are embarrassed to leave home. They don’t look like themselves anymore. They don’t feel the same. These women are battling cancer, and the effects of […]

Sep 292013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — The fourth annual “Wine & Art Faire” fundraiser held at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg returns from 1-7 p.m. on Oct. 6. The event benefits the Lymphoma & Leukemia Society. Over 50 authors, musicians, artists and craftspeople will gather at the site to show their creations. Wine tasting is provided […]

Apr 142013
'Sacramento's Got Talent' coming to West Sac, bringing fight against cancer

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2013 — Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced today that it will be holding “Sacramento’s Got Talent,” a local talent show competition, as a fundraiser for the Sacramento Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The event will be held Saturday, April 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. […]

Sep 262012
Mike Carr: fighting cancer

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 19, 2012 — By Daryl Fisher Features Editor In May of this year, lifelong West Sacramento resident Mike Carr was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of leukemia (Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm). At the time of the diagnosis, doctors told Mike he only had a few months […]