The Plum Borough Education Association is hosting a spaghetti dinner for the Nixon family TODAY, Feb. 2.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Plum Borough Education Association is hosting a spaghetti dinner for the Nixon family.
The Plum Borough Education Association is hosting a charity “Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle” to benefit the family of a Plum woman battling leukemia. The dinner, which will be held Feb. 2 at the Plum Senior Center, will raise funds to support Lorri Nixon and her family. Nixon and her husband, Tom, have a son, a daughter at Plum High School and another daughter at Adlai Stevenson. The dinner will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. The cost is $7 and $5 for senior citizens. Children 4 and younger eat for free. Dinner includes pasta, meatballs, bread, salad, dessert and drinks. Takeout is available. Anyone interested in donating a food or raffle item, or making a monetary donation to help offset the cost of the dinner should contact J.R. Pilyih by phone …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The 'Miles of Smiles' 5K & 1-Mile Walk in Boyce Park drew hundreds of supporters for the families of the late Sunny Carney and Kristin Croyle, and for Lorri Nixon, who is fighting leukemia.
It was a cold morning Sunday at Boyce Park, but that didn't stop the community from coming together to support three local families, all affected by cancer. The morning's "Miles of Smiles" 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk kicked off with a moment of silence for the late Sunny Carney of Plum and Kristin Croyle of Murrysville. Those in attendance also sent well wishes and thoughts to Plum resident Lorri Nixon, who is battling leukemia. Carney, who battled carcinoid cancer for 10 years, died on Saturday—one day before the event. Croyle passed away from pancreatic cancer in August, leaving behind a husband and eight children. Hundreds of supporters participated in the race and walk, which was organized by Serving Other Souls and featured signs with …