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Heiner's to sell boxed lunches as fundraiser

Nov. 29, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Heiner's Bakery employees and friends are selling boxed lunches to raise funds for Kathy Saunders, who will undergo treatment for breast cancer at MD Anderson in Texas.

Orders for lunch, which will include hot dog with sauce, chips, drink and dessert for $5, must be received by noon Thursday, Nov. 29. Boxes may be picked up at Heiner's Bakery or delivered on Friday, Nov. 30. Orders may be faxed to 304-525-9268.

An account for Saunders has also been set up at First Sentry Bank. Donations may be sent to Kathy Saunder's Fight for Breast Cancer Fund, First Sentry Bank, 823 8th St., Huntington.

Bone marrow donor drive set for Nov. 29

HUNTINGTON -- Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Hoops Family Children's Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital will host a bone marrow donor registration drive from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in the atrium of the Marshall University Medical Center on the hospital campus.

The donor drive is for adults between the ages of 18 and 44 and consists of a simple cheek swab for cells that will be used to determine potential bone marrow matches for cancer patients in need. Thursday's event marks the hospital's second drive, with more than 240 people joining the registry in February 2011.

There is no cost to be placed on the registry, but those who wish to join must be in good health and willing to donate if they are found to be a match.

For more information, visit www.marrow.org.

Wendy's sales Dec. 4 to benefit Habitat

HUNTINGTON -- A portion of sales from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at local Wendy's fast food restaurants will benefit Huntington WV Area Habitat for Humanity.

Locations participating in the "Burger Bash" include 5th Avenue, 16th Street Road, Route 60, Huntington Mall, Milton and Point Pleasant locations in West Virginia and Gallipolis, Proctorville and South Point locations in Ohio.