AUBURN — A whole bunch of individuals attended the two-day Celebration of Braveness Co-ed Hockey Match final weekend, elevating $25,000 for Amy Richard of Hebron, a younger mom and native lung most cancers nurse who has been recognized with lung most cancers.
In previous years, the event has raised about $12,000.
“It was amazing!!” Richard wrote in an e mail this week. “The support has been overwhelming in a very good way.”
Richard, 42, was recognized with stage four lung most cancers in January. Her story appeared within the Solar Journal on March four.
Per week later, the Celebration of Braveness Co-ed Hockey Match held this 12 months’s video games in her honor.
Richard’s husband, Chris, has performed within the event for years for different households coping with most cancers. This 12 months he performed for his personal.
Organizer Taylor Bourque stated the event included greater than 200 skaters. Every day, lots of of individuals — “at least,” she stated — packed the Norway Financial savings Financial institution Area in Auburn to observe the video games.
“It was great turnout,” Bourque stated. “It was unbelievable,”
Amy Richard at dwelling in Hebron together with her youngsters, Owen, left, and Olivia, in a photograph taken earlier this month. The Celebration of Braveness Co-ed Hockey Match has raised $25,000 for Richard, an area lung most cancers nurse who has herself been recognized with lung most cancers. (File picture/Solar Journal)