Rock Away Cancer event set |

Rock Away Cancer event set

Tribune staff report

Cancer survivors and people supporting them are gathering to raise money and celebrate the hardships linked with surviving the disease on Thursday.

Organizers of the Rock Away Cancer!, which will be held at the Hard Rock Café, aim to celebrate the cancer survivors and at the same time raise funds to fight the disease.

Doors for the event will open at 5 p.m., followed by a celebration ceremony for survivors and caregivers at 5:30 p.m.

Attendees will then be entertained with karaoke and a raffle at 6 p.m.

The event will conclude with a luminaria ceremony scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for the event at $25 and cancer survivors are admitted in free. The deadline to RSVP is Monday.

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The ticket price includes appetizers, drinks and a goody bag.

For more information call Aimee Giller at 775-828-2210 or email her at

To RSVP visit