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When:
July 13, 2019 all-day
2019-07-13T00:00:00-05:00
2019-07-14T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Riverfront
Cost:
$20, party bus reservations available for $15 while space is available

At 75, Roger Nuhn of Glasford is a relative newlywed. When he and Bonnie married five years ago, he joined a close-knit family that all rallied around him when he started treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia in the winter of 2014. Presented with the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial, Roger decided, “What have I got to lose?” The answer: Nothing. He’s not only responding well to treatment—which he’s not sure he could have afforded on his own—but he’s also recovered the energy to do the things he loves. “I wouldn’t have been able to do anything without this treatment. Now, I feel like doing stuff again.” Continue Reading

Roger Nuhn

When:
July 13, 2019 all-day
2019-07-13T00:00:00-05:00
2019-07-14T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Riverfront
Cost:
$20, party bus reservations available for $15 while space is available

When Calvin Pettitt found himself out of breath after climbing the stairs, he bought some workout clothes and shoes, and then started walking. The weight started dropping fast—too fast. It was kidney cancer. “My grandfather and my mom both died of cancer. I thought it was a death sentence.” With God, his extended family and the team at Illinois CancerCare by his side, Calvin proved it’s not. He had his kidney removed, joined a clinical trial and now feels good enough to start taking laps around the track once more. Continue Reading

Calvin Pettitt

Leather & Leis River Run and Party 2019

When:
July 13, 2019 all-day
2019-07-13T00:00:00-05:00
2019-07-14T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Riverfront
Cost:
$20, party bus reservations available for $15 while space is available

Join the Central Illinois Parrot Head Club for an all day event touring both sides of the Illinois River in the Peoria area and stopping at beach themed bars along the way!  The event concludes with a party at the East Peoria Boat Club with live music from 5:00-8:00 p.m. If you prefer to ride instead of drive, reserve your seat on the party bus. Proceeds raised from the this event benefit the Illinois CancerCare Foundation.