The walk culminated in a luncheon at Centennial Hall with featured keynote, Dr George Laramore, Head of Radiology Oncology at the University of Washington.
Cancer Connection honored 4 individuals for their community service on behalf of cancer survivors. Honorees for 2005 were:
Youth Inspiration Award; Bob Hirsch, 21 yr old, acute lymphatic leukemia survivor
Medical Professional of the Year: Dr William Palmer
Volunteer of the Year: Beth Belflower
Survivor of the Year :Tish Griffin Satre
During the event a concurrent support event was being held by Coastal Helicopters supporting Cancer Connection's Lynne Wunsch Memorial Travel fund. Coastal did $50 helicopter icefield tours and plan to present all proceeds to Cancer Connection.