Benefit concert to help fund brain tumor research | Events
REILY TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A local woman diagnosed with a rare brain tumor is at the center of a benefit concert being held Saturday in Reily Township.
This email was sent to the FOX19 newsroom about the cause for this concert:
My brother's wife was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 27 after suffering from a seizure during her 25th week of pregnancy. She has since given birth to a healthy baby boy, and had the tumor removed at the Cleveland Clinic when my nephew was not yet two months old. After the pathology results came back, she was diagnosed with a Grade III brain tumor and would have to undergo radiation and chemotherapy.
Because this is a rare type of brain tumor there is a lack of funding for research in this area. Therefore, there is a significant amount of progress to be made by researchers. Every donation will make a difference towards our $40,000 goal, which will help get this important research off the ground. Not only will this fundraiser benefit my sister-in-law, but it will also help anyone globally who has been affected by this horrible disease. This research will immediately benefit those in Cincinnati and in the entire state of Ohio with this same type of tumor as the Clevelend Clinic's research doctors collaborate with other research hospitals in the state of Ohio, such as Ohio State and University Hospital.
A country concert is being held on August 11 at Indian Creek Tavern Outdoor Amphitheater in Reily.
There will be food, drinks, corn hole, a dunk tank, a silent auction and more.
Tickets are $25 dollars per person or $20 dollars for two or more. The concert is a registered third party independent fundraising event benefiting the Cleveland Clinic. All net proceeds will be submitted to the Cleveland Clinic for Grade III brain tumor research.
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