Rock N For Research raises $18K

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From left, Cheri Arnew, Nancy Tippin, Sharon O’Leary and Linda O’Hara celebrate the more than $18,000 the recent Rock N For Research event raised for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
From left, Cheri Arnew, Nancy Tippin, Sharon O’Leary and Linda O’Hara celebrate the more than $18,000 the recent Rock N For Research event raised for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Rock N For Research rolled in the fundraising dollars recently, pulling in nearly $18,200 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Organizers Nancy Tippin, Cheri Arnew, Joanne Mallette, Dawn McGregor and Linda O’Hara had hoped to reach the $15,000 mark for the second annual event, and were ecstatic to exceed their goal by $3,000.

JDRF is the largest non-governmental, non-profit funder of diabetes research in the world. Local funding will support regional research and clinical trials battling Type 1 diabetes.

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