Updated: August 25, 2021 05:38 PM
Created: August 25, 2021 06:25 AM
Kris Greer is celebrating a big anniversary this year. 20 years free of ovarian cancer. "I want to be a beacon of hope. I meet women so often recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer. There is always hope."
The MOCA board chair stopped in Duluth to talk about the importance of finding an early detection test.
She's also excited about the upcoming Light Duluth Teal Gala at the DECC, which raises money for research for that test.
Live and silent auctions, plus games, dinner, and inspirational speakers are on the agenda.
Also, several landmarks including the DECC, Radisson Hotel, Enger Tower, Glensheen Mansion and Silos at Pier B will light up in teal during Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th. This is part of MOCA's Light the Night Campaign, which raises awareness about ovarian cancer.
"We want to tell women in the Northland that MOCA is here for you. We provide support for patients, educate the public and medical community about this very difficult cancer," Greer added.
Light Duluth Teal is coming up on Saturday, September 11th.
For tickets: http://mnovarian.org
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