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Light the Night Walk

Join Team Tigerfight! The Light the Night Walk, one of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s major fundraising campaigns, is a time to pay tribute to those lost and bring hope to people battling blood cancer. Funds raised during the walk support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s efforts to cure leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma and provide education and services for patients and their families in the local community.  It’s an evening filled with warmth and emotion, a show of support from a community that cares. Chris Wilson understands the significance firsthand. In 2008, Chris’ 17-month-old son, Ryan, was diagnosed with leukemia.  Since Ryan had an aggressive form of  leukemia that was notorious for relapse, he was recommended for a bone marrow transplant.  Ryan’s twin sister, Lauren, was a perfect match and a transplant was performed in March of 2009. Today, Ryan is considered leukemia free and participating in cancer research activities has become a large part of the Wilson family’s life. Since their first walk in 2009, Team Tigerfight has raised $166,249 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Our efforts will continue until the quest for a cure is found. To Learn more about the Light the Night Walk organization and their mission, you can visit them online and join our Light the Night team at lightthenight.org  

Tigerfight Casino Night 2015

2015 Tigerfight Casino Night The 2015 Tigerfight Casino Night was a huge success. It was a night of great food, fantastic music, amazing silent auction items and lively casino games that made our casino night the place to be.  More importantly we raised over $55,000 which will go to support local families going through pediatric blood cancer treatment and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and their mission to help blood cancer patients live better, longer lives. It will also go to fund lifesaving blood cancer research and provide free critical information and support services to patients and families. We are blessed to have great sponsors and a supportive community that will stand behind an event like this. We also enjoyed seeing old friends and meeting new ones. It was by far our best event to date and we are looking forward to many more to come. Thank you, Tigerfight Committee   Save the date for our 2016 event. SATURDAY, JUNE 11th, 2016