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C.A.R.E.S. holds annual Cancer Survivor Dinner

Evans County C.A.R.E.S., Inc. hosted the eighth annual Cancer Survivor Dinner last Thursday evening, September 18, at the Parker Family Life Center in Claxton, honoring local cancer survivors and presenting annual donations totaling $50,000 for cancer research.
Rev. Alvin Williams, pastor of First African Baptist Church, gave the invocation and cancer survivors in attendance were recognized. Check presentations for cancer research were also presented to various institutions. Pastor Wayne DeFore, First United Methodist Church, gave the closing prayer following the program.
C.A.R.E.S. donated $5,000 to Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at GSU, $10,000 to Georgia Regents University, $10,000 to Emory University School of Medicine, $12,500 to the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial Health University Medical Center and $12,500 to the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at St. Joseph’s Candler Health System.
Mrs. Roger’s Restaurant catered the dinner and the Rosebud Garden Club decorated for the event.

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