Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2013
Voices Against Brain Cancer will host the first annual Join the Voices! Chicago Run/Walk on Sunday, May 5, 2013 in Lincoln Park, Chicago at 8 a.m. The charitable event will feature a 5K run, a scenic walk, kids races and a fun family festival. Funds raised will go toward the advancement of brain cancer research, as a testament of hope for the people in the world who are diagnosed with brain tumors. Local patients, doctors and caregivers will be honored for their valiant fights against brain cancer.
This years honorees have been chosen for their continued efforts to help raise brain cancer and brain tumor awareness. The recipients of the Gary Lichtenstein Humanitarian Awards are Dr. M. Kelly Nicholas, Director of the Brain Tumor Center at The University of Chicago and Dr. Robert Aiken, Director of the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Brain & Spine Tumor Clinic at Rush University.
Additional award recipients include:
Courage Awards: Dr. Bill Barrows, Garrett FitzGerald, Anna Litchfield, Barry Wood
Caregiver Award: Alec Panici
Compassionate Care Awards: Laura Zuckerman, APN-BC, Rush University; Jean