Yesterday was K-Tech's Central Wisconsin Pink Ribbon Open and it was fantastic! They had a great day for golf. They made lots of money on the live and silent auctions. But, the evening was all about the women that are going through cancer. Not all the women honored were suffering from breast cancer, but most were. It was actually quite nice to see that they opened up the giving to include other cancers because they need the money just as much.
There were 12 women who recieved assistance checks. My best friend Felicia was one of the recipients of money from K-Tech Charities. This is what she had to say:
The evening was filled with tear-filled stories from almost all of the recipients. Some chose not to speak and some chose someone else to speak on their behalf. I was so glad that Felicia got a chance to speak for herself. After she finished with her story a woman in the audience came over to her and told her that she connected with her story because her children are young like Felicia's and she couldn't imagine having to put them through what Felicia has had to endure. She was so moved she wrote Felicia a check right there. I was away from the table at the time this happened and when I returned Felicia was crying. She was so thankful because that check was enough for her to pay for what she and her husband owe for electricity and gas.
It is amazing what K-Tech Charities does every year at the Pink Ribbon open and all year round. I am so proud to live in a community that shows so much love and support for one another. Being involved with events like this reminds me that even though there are lots of bad things in this world like cancer there are lots of good things too. Thank you to everyone who participated and to Craig and the gang at K-Tech Kleening.