Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

VFW Inviting Community to Walk for Cancer

vfw ladies aux 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/4/13) – The Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Post 5480 Ladies Auxiliary group of Madisonville is hosting their first formal fundraising Walk for Cancer. The walk route will begin at the VFW building location in Madisonville at 201 McLeod Lane on Saturday, April 13, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. It will continue through a 2.2 mile circle back to the post upon completion.
 
Members of the VFW, the Ladies Auxiliary group, friends, family, and men and women in the Hopkins County community, along with members from out of county posts and communities alike, are invited to participate in the walk and take pledges of which will all proceed to the VFW Cancer Aid and Research program. If you are a member of another post, you may take pledges for your home post Cancer Aid and Research program. There is no fee for registration to walk. Each participant will have the option to take donations or pledges to contribute and may walk as many laps as pledges in the four hour period. There will be refreshments served at noon at the post to rehydrate participants after the walk. Anyone interested may register on the day of the walk before they start their route.
 
“This is the largest charity we fund,” said Kaye Sellers, Ladies Auxiliary Chairperson. “This is the first year for the walk, but we’re hoping to have many more to come.”
 
The Ladies Auxiliary group of Post 5480 plays an active role in community service in Hopkins Co. “We host and contribute to all sorts of different things going on in the community,” continued Sellers. “We take children’s fund collections to aid in financing community children who need it. We host “Loyalty Day” annually in May at the veteran’s clinic in Hanson. We have lots of Memorial Day celebrations, and we put up flags at different activities for that every year. We just donated to Project Graduation events at both Madisonville North Hopkins High and Hopkins County Central High. We like to be involved, and we hope the community will come and get involved with us. We’re always welcoming ladies to join the Auxiliary group here. They can pick up an application and eligibility form here at the post, and we’ll give them a tour.” There are currently over 35 members of the group at Post 5480.
 
In the case of inclement weather, the walk will be re-scheduled for April 27. You may call or email Kaye Sellers for more information at (270) 339-8539 -- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Call post 5480 at (270) 821-5169. Visit the VFW homepage online at http://myvfw.org/ky/post5480/ or find them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/VFW-of-Madisonville/212261282061. To learn more about the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, visit them online at https://www.ladiesauxvfw.org/.
 
Jessica Frodge
SurfKY News
Photo provided by the VFW

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Sen. Ridley Named to Governor’s Youth Bullying Prevention Task Force

KENTUCKY (9/15/14) — Senator Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, was appointed last week by Governor Steve Beshear to the… Read More

Business Spotlight: Chill N Grill

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (9/12/14) — Chill N Grill is a newly-opened convenience store and grill serving breakfast,… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 12, 2014 17304

Woman's Body Found in Theater Day After…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 13, 2014 3565

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 2765

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 1964

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 12, 2014 1960

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3565

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1905

Madisonville Man Arrested for Disturbing…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1590

Earlington Woman Jailed for Trying to…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Matt Sanderson
September 15, 2014 1519

Man Arrested for Being Under Influence of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 1493

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 12, 2014 1280

Ursuline Presentation 'Spirituality of…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 951

The Gift of Aging Oct. 16

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 12, 2014 915

Owensboro Police Investigate Accidents

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 13, 2014 897

Dogwood Azalea Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 13, 2014 880

Audubon Bon Harbor Area Alliance to Host…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 15, 2014 2765

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 1964

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 12, 2014 1960

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 12, 2014 1290

Chamber Program Speaker Re-enforces…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 14, 2014 1187

Three Injured in Single-Car Collision

in Top Stories by Robert LIttlepage

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06