West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. VIP Party Recognizes Sponsors

September 22, 2016


Contact:          Patrick Collins


(901) 425-3770


West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. VIP Party


Memphis, Tenn., August 4, 2016 – West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. recently held a VIP Sponsor party to recognize and show appreciation for sponsors of West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. 2016. Funds raised through West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk benefit the University of Tennessee / West Institute for Cancer Research in the areas of discovery, innovation and advancement in the field of adult cancer research and patient education, care and support


“We cannot thank our wonderful sponsors enough. It was their commitment that allowed us to put on a great event this year that raised over $500,000 for the University of Tennessee / West Institute for Cancer Research,” said Valerie Morris, West Fight On Director.


West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. took place at Shelby Farms Park on Saturday, September 17 and offered participants an array of activities to include road bike courses at three distances including an 18-mile fun ride, a 34-mile ride, and a 62-mile metric century ride; a 5K run; and a one-mile tribute/remembrance walk. Participants also enjoyed a Celebration Village with food, beverages, education, and entertainment in the park after the activities.


PHOTOS: all left to right


LRay-ERay.jpg – Leisa Ray and Eric Ray


SMillet-BrianBuford-JPeters.jpg – Scott Millet, Brian Buford, John Peters


MYokobosky-JLewis-LAdee-DMeek-CPastori.jpg – Michael Yokobosky, Jason Lewis, Lisa Adee, Dawn Meek, Cindy Pastori


CLuttrell-CLeitman-PDegutis-PCook.jpg – Curry Luttrell, Carol Leitman, Priscilla Degutis, Pamela Cook


JSoden-PLuttrell-VMorris-MLuttrell-JMorris.jpg – Jack Soden, Pat Luttrell, Valerie Morris, Mayor Mark Luttrell, Jeff Morris


ACastroverde-MCastroverde-KHorton-JBookas-DBookas.jpg – Armando Castroverde, Marian Castroverde, Kate Horton, John Bookas, Debi Bookas


HWillis-EMounce-TRogers-NDean.jpg – Hal Willis, Erich Mounce, Tracey Rogers, Nat Dean


MBurke-MSims-DTester.jpg – Margaret Burke, Monica Sims, David Tester


LSchwartzberg-BSomer-KTauer-EMounce.jpg – Dr. Lee Schwartzberg, Dr. Brad Somer, Dr. Kurt Tauer, Erich Mounce


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About West Cancer Center

West Cancer Center delivers the best comprehensive cancer treatment in the Mid-South, delivering a complete continuum of care to over 30,000 individuals annually. A true leader in cancer research, West Cancer Center has a long-standing commitment to providing patients access to clinical trials, which includes Phase I through Phase III studies. Building on the 35-year legacy of West Clinic, West Cancer Center continues to provide comprehensive, compassionate care to the Mid-South area. This commitment is strengthened through a robust partnership with Methodist Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In 2014, West Cancer Center established The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to the research and development of novel cancer treatments and therapies.


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