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St. Baldrick's Of Transylvania County Continues Efforts To Tackle Childhood Cancer


Last updated 7/21/2021 at 12:41pm

The winning team for 2021, Charlie's Tire Center. Pictured are Kaz Galloway, Dustin Ellison, James Owen, Larry Galloway and Connie Owen. Not pictured: Chuck Galloway. Charlie's Tire Center also received a 5-year star supporter plaque.

As parents of a childhood cancer survivor, Barbara and Alex Ritchey have been passionate about supporting the fight for better treatments and more funding for childhood cancer; they became involved with St Baldrick's Foundation in 2005 through their daughter's fundraising events.

St Baldrick's Found-ation is the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research, providing funding for grants for research, as well as raising awareness and promoting government advocacy for more funding and database initiatives. In 2017, the Ritcheys formed a team to support their daughter's event, de...

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