Cash’s Climb to Conquer Cancer set for tomorrow

Published 11:04 am Friday, May 6, 2011

John Cash’s third Climb to Conquer Cancer is set for tomorrow, Saturday, May 7.
Cash will ride his bike ten times up and down the Saluda grade section of Hwy. 176 to raise money for the Lance Armstrong Foundation’s fight against cancer.
This year, funds raised through the climb will also benefit the Gibbs Regional Cancer survivorship program.
Cash will start his climbs at the Tryon Youth Center at 8 a.m. During and after the race Franklin McKaig of the Tryon Youth Center is providing pizza to eat at the youth center or to go.
In addition, a silent auction will be held between 3 and 4 p.m. at the youth center. The auction will include sports memorabilia, original artwork and more. All donations are tax deductible, and winners need not be present.
Cash said anyone wishing to donate can contact him at 828-859-6356 or You can also contribute directly by visiting, clicking on donate and scrolling down to John Cash’s name.

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