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July 13: Director of Athletics Kevin Buisman to Speak at Relay for Life Event

Buisman, named an honorary survivor, to speak at 6 p.m. at the WOW! Zone in Mankato.

2015-07-20
Release Courtesy of American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 7-10-2015

The Blue Earth County Relay for Life would like to invite community members to attend these 2015 events.

The 2015 Survivor Reception will be held on Monday, July 13 at the WOW! Zone from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a 6 p.m. presentation featuring cancer survivor Kevin Buisman of Minnesota State University, Mankato Athletics. All cancer survivors and caregivers are welcomed as honored guests. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by phone to 507-245-3528 or online HERE.

Also join us for our 2015 Relay For Life of Blue Earth County on Friday, July 17 at Ray Erlandson Park in Mankato. Come and join us for a night of celebrating, remembering and fighting back! Purchase a luminaria bag in honor or in memory of someone affected by cancer for $10 the night of. All proceeds go to the local chapter of the American Cancer Society! Live Entertainment includes: Aliya Mukamuri and the Bourbon Street Acoustic Trio with Lisa Fine.

The 2015 Relay For Life events feature Honorary Survivor Kevin Buisman of Minnesota State Mankato Athletics.

Kevin is a cancer survivor and will be sharing about his personal journey with cancer and his experiences with the American Cancer Society.

"I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to share my personal cancer story of survival at these important community events," said Buisman. "Dealing with cancer has been a life-changing experience for me and my family and I am pleased to join the effort as this year's Honorary Survivor", as we come together to comfort and console others, create awareness, and to fight back against this deadly disease."

To read the complete release posted by the Office of Athletic Communications, please click HERE.

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