Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

Letters to the Editor

January 26, 2012

Why is Coaches vs. Cancer so successful in Knoxville?

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Knoxville —

The Journal-Express and KNIA/KRLS provide valuable coverage for the Coaches vs Cancer event so that our community gets informed and excited to attend.
How many times have you thought that your small donation toward finding a cure for cancer couldn't possibly make a difference?  Every donation counts!  We think back to when my husband's mother got breast cancer.  At that time it was a certain death sentence.  Today it's a different story.  We  all know many, many cancer survivors, regardless of the type of cancer.  Progress is being made and if everyone continues to make small donations, we will one day be able to prevent this disease.  
What did all the contributors get from helping Knoxville's Coaches vs Caner be a such a success?  They all win because the money raised will help educate people about early detection; it will help fund the research to find a cure for all types of cancer and it instilled PRIDE in our community.
We would personally like to say a heartfelt 'Thank You' to everyone that contributed in any way!  It makes us very proud of  Knoxville!  As our mayor has said many times, “Knoxville has a lot to offer” and we couldn't agree more!
Al & Jerri Uitermarkt
Knoxville

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