Canadian Cancer Society CEO Honors Child Cancer Survivor


The CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, will be on hand at the Relay for Life presentation being held this Friday April 4th at the Grandview Public School to name a Grade 3 student as this year’s honorary child cancer survivor.

Taten Hammerberg, 8, had part of his left leg amputated due to osteosarcoma. His mother, Marnie Hammerberg, will be named Taten’s honorary caregiver.

The presentation is expected to begin at 2:30pm and Canadian Cancer Society Algoma Community Office staff and LUMI, the Relay for Life mascot, will also be in attendance.

Grandview Public School is located at 161 Denwood Drive, just off the Southern end of Chambers Avenue.

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At various times throughout April, daffodil pins are being sold at cash registers, in donation boxes, and by volunteers at various locations throughout the city and surrounding areas:

Metro – M&M Meats – Aurora’s – Walmart – McDougal Fuels – Goodlife – Your Independent Grocer – Airways General Store – Country Style – Canadian Tire – Boots and Saddles – BMO – Food Basics – Northside Toyota – The Trading Post – Pino’s – Swiss Chalet – Curves – A&W – TD Bank – Casino – RJ’s Market – Total Tire – Cancer Clinic – Scotiabank – Gilbertson’s – Kent’s Corners – Ambeault’s Confectionary