A saddle up event benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be held on December 9th, 2006 in Lufkin. TX. The Volunteer Coordinator for this event is Mr. Tom Sguyres, who encourages everyone to participate.
By participating in or attending the event, you will help raise funds for children of the world who are stricken with diseases like cancer, AIDS and Sickle Cell Anemia. These funds will help St. Jude in it's ongoing fight against childhood cancer and other catstrophic diseases.
At. St. Jude, scientists and physicians are working side by side seeking not only a better means of treatment, but also the causes, cures, and prevention of leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, sickle cell anemia, pediatric AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for it's pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas, and based in Memphis, TN, St. Jude freely shares it's discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. St. jude is financially supported by ALSAC, its fundraising organization. For more information, please visit us on the web site at KTRE.com or go to www.stjude.org.