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Spotlight: Aly's Honky Tonk Hustle

Advances e-Newsletter, UW Carbone Cancer Center (May 2014)

 

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Aly's Honky Tonk Hustle

May 17, 2014

McFarland, Wisc.

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Aly's Honky Tonk Hustle, 5K Run/Walk, was created by Aly Wolff – cancer fighter and inspiration to thousands through the #BiebsMeetAly campaign. Aly was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor in her liver in May 2012.

 

Since that day, Aly strived to bring awareness to neuroendocrine tumors and raise money for cancer research so that no one else would have to endure what she did during her fight. Sadly Aly passed away on April 22, 2013 – just four weeks before the first annual Aly's Honky Tonk Hustle, which raised $125,000 for cancer research.


Friends and family are often reminded of Aly saying, "This was put into my life for a reason so now I'm really into doing cancer research/charity work and that's going to be my new focus from now on."


In order to continue her legacy, the second annual Aly's Honky Tonk Hustle will be held on May 17, 2014, in McFarland, Wisconsin. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the UW Carbone Cancer Center in her memory.

 

Watch this inspirational video to learn more about Aly and the upcoming 5K Run/Walk.