Pancreatic cancer weekend to benefit Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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Pancreatic cancer weekend to benefit Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer ResearchWestborough – WTSC is hosting its third annual 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run Sunday, April 29 to benefit The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Check in is at 8 a.m., with the Kids Run beginning at 9 a.m. and 5K/10K race starting at 9:30 a.m.

To support, register, donate, or volunteer, visit www.lustgarten.org or call 866-789-1000. One hundred percent of every donation received will go directly to pancreatic cancer research.

To kick off the weekend, the Knights of Columbus, located at 17 Willow St., Westborough, will host a “Beating the Odds” Vegas Night Friday, April 27, from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and include $30,000 of funny money chips, one raffle ticket, buffet style hors d’oeuvres, and cash bar. Join in for a fun-filled evening of roulette, black jack, craps, and poker provided by Sutton Entertainment. Additional games include LCR, a three-hole putting green, prizes, and silent auction. Music, dancing, and a Wall of Honor to celebrate loved ones affected by pancreatic cancer will round out the evening.

Pancreatic cancer will claim the lives of over 37,000 Americans this year alone. Seventy-four percent of patients die within the first year of diagnosis. This weekend in April is a chance to honor all those who are suffering with pancreatic cancer or who have unfortunately succumbed to this disease.

O find out more, visit www.lustgarten.org or call toll-free 866-789 -1000.