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July 16, 2016 Barndance 2016

Welcome to the
Gavers Community Cancer Foundation
Celebrating 16 years of raising cancer awareness in McHenry County


Steve Gavers talks with Joe Cicero and Tina Bree on Star 105
about Barndance and where the Gavers Community Cancer Foundation
makes a difference.

Thank you to Star 105.5!

Inspired by our leader Steve Gavers, the Gavers Community Cancer Foundation was founded 16 years ago to make a difference in the fight against cancer.

When you support the Gavers Community Cancer Foundation you are helping us in our mission to:

1. Raise cancer awareness through education and screenings by

+ Providing funding for 'Get Checked' screenings offered by Centegra and Family Health Partnership Clinic

+ Providing funding to establish the cancer library at the Centegra Sage Cancer Center

+ Providing funding for sun safety programs at local grade schools

2. Improve cancer care for local residents by

+ Funding the establishment of the Centegra Gavers Breast Center in Crystal Lake

+ Providing start-up funding and support for Centegra Survivorship Training and Rehab (STAR) program

3. Raise funds for cancer research by partnering with the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund to support cancer research at Rush University Medical Center

Our foundation is 100% volunteer meaning we provide 100% of event proceeds to our key partners, Centegra, RUSH, Family Health Partnership Clinic and the Wellness Place.

Want to support Gavers? Donate online and mark your calendar for Barndance 2016!

Over the past 16 years we have raised $6 million towards cancer research and awareness programs during the Barndance - our annual summer party and fundraiser - and this year is shaping up to be an event you won't want to miss.

The 2016 Barndance is set for July 16th — mark those calendars now, so you don't forget!