LLS names Man, Woman of the Year after record fundraising

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Dr Brett Gemlick

The Man and Woman of the Year in northeast Indiana were recognized at an event at Parkview’s Mirro Center Saturday evening.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society held its annual event to raise funds for blood cancer therapies. 

Orthopedics Northeast Dr. Brett Gemlick was named Man of the Year after raising $163,000. 

Vicki Grabowski was named Woman of the Year after raising more than $112,000. 

Both are the first candidates (and winners) to raise more than $100,000. 

Every dollar raised by a MWOY candidate counts as a vote. The most votes wins the award. 

Click here to donate to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 

Candidates create fundraising teams and compete in honor of children who are blood cancer survivors. Fundraising takes place over ten weeks. 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. 

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