Jul 26, 2014
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News Nearby: Kids Ban Together to Host Alex's Lemonade Stand

Event scheduled for July 2 at the Grayson Farmer's Market honors a local girl who died on her sixth birthday.

News Nearby: Kids Ban Together to Host Alex's Lemonade Stand

A group of friends and neighbors will host an Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Grayson Farmer’s Market to raise money to fight childhood cancer.

The stand will run 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2 in Grayson Park, located at 1 Park Drive.

The children hosting the event are Alex Block, Micah Bu, Logan Bu, Juliana Pleck, Alaina Pleck, and Sofia Larizza.

The sale is in honor of Alex Block’s friend, Rebecca, who died on June 7, her sixth birthday, after battling a malignant brain tumor. “Rebecca and her family did everything possible: immediate surgery, Proton Beam Radiation, and two experimental chemotherapy protocols,” stated a press release on the event.

Along with freshly squeezed lemonade, the event will include chocolate chip cookies, mini-pies, and ALSF pins and bracelets.

For more information, or to donate online, visit:  http://www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/1114718

About Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004). In 2000, 4-year-old Alex announced that she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer. Since Alex held that first stand, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement, complete with thousands of supporters across the country carrying on her legacy of hope. To date, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a registered 501(c)3 charity, has raised more than $80 million toward fulfilling Alex’s dream of finding a cure, funding over 450 pediatric cancer research projects nationally.

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