Fight Cancer While Eating and Drinking, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 5pm to 9pm; Cloverleaf Tavern, 395 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
CALDWELL, NJ - This week, Carolynn O'Brien Navarro and Jesus Navarro are hosting an event in partnership with the Cloverleaf Tavern in an effort to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society which helps patients who are battling blood cancers. Cloverleaf diners who purchase a meal, including take-out, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, between the hours of 5pm to 9pm, will have a portion of their check donated by the Cloverleaf to the Society. No reservations are necessary, but diners will need to let the server know that they are there supporting the LLS fundraiser. The tavern is located at 395 Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell.
The Navarros are part of a group of 30 runners called Caldwell Team R4C that run to increase awareness of Leukemia and Lymphoma. In 2014, the team raised over $65,000 and have raised a total of $275,000 since they began in 2008.
For the seventh year, the couple is also training to participate in the New Jersey / Long Branch Half Marathon as members of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s "Team in Training" (TNT) on April 26.
"We joined TNT in 2008 to try to raise funds and increase
The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.