Volley for a Cure--a fun fundraiser at CCHS

On Monday, October 7, the third annual Volley for a Cure will start at 4 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. in the high school gym. The event is open to everyone and a free will offering will be taken

“Last year we made $700. This year I hope we make $1,000,” said 8th grade volleyball Coach Kelly Roberts.

Games will be played between the 7th and 8th grade teams, the C-team versus the B-team, and the varsity will play the alumni and parents  “If there are enough alumni we might have a game where the alumni play the alumni,” said Roberts.

“The games between the kids should be fun, and the games between the parents and the kids should be even more fun,” said Taylor.

“We invite all cancer survivors out there and anyone affected by cancer to come out and take part,” Roberts said

On sale will be memory ribbons and raffle tickets. All proceeds will be donated to the Cook County North Shore Health Care Foundation.for its cancer assistance fund.

Coach Roberts said the fight against cancer hits home for her, having lost her mother to breast cancer and having seen Varsity Coach Pam Taylor go through treatment over the last year, "This means a lot to me,” Coach Roberts said.