Don’t let COVID stop the fight against cancer, says Holly Ball co-chair

The Cancer League members have not let the COVID pandemic stop them from their pursuit to continue to fund groundbreaking cancer research. With the 47th annual Holly Ball event slated for December 4th, members and donors will gather remotely over Zoom to continue the fight against cancer!

The virtual event kicks off on Friday, December 4th at 7:00pm with a welcome from President, Lucy Ridgway followed by featured speakers Alan Ashworth, PhD, President of UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Dr. Mekhail Anwar, recipient of the NIH New Innovator Award and recipient of seed funding from The Cancer League.

Additionally, Hanna Malak, Board of Directors at Camp Okizu, will speak. Camp Okizu is a camp that helps children affected by cancer heal through a welcoming recreational outdoor camp program. Sadly, the camp sustained significant fire damage and devastation caused by the North Complex fires. 

To continue the festivity of the evening, The Cancer League teamed up with the Claremont Country Club to be able to offer to-go meals and signature cocktails prepared by the Club’s Executive Chef, Hans Wiegand for purchase.The Cancer League welcomes all guests to join this special event. Please proceed to to make a donation of any level and to purchase to-go meals. 

Thank you in advance for supporting the fight!  


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