The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presents
Man, Woman, & Student of the Year
Man, Woman, & Student of the Year is philanthropic competition to support blood cancer research among a group of motivated and dedicated individuals in communities across the United States. Candidates form powerful fundraising teams and compete in honor of two local children who are blood cancer survivors.
The man, woman, & student who have raised the most funds during the ten-week campaign are awarded the prestigious title of Man, Woman, or Student of the Year in their community. The man, woman, & student who have raised the most across the entire US will be recognized as the national Man, Woman, & Student of the Year.
Congratulations to all 2017 Man & Woman of the Year candidates and team members. We are currently accepting nominations for 2018 candidates. For additional information please contact Nicala Allen at email@example.com.
Ways to Get Involved
Donate to a Man & Woman of the Year Candidate
Join a Candidate's Team and help them raise funds
Meet the Bakersfield Candidates
Meet the Bakersfield Boy & Girl of the Year
Meet the Boy & Girl of the Year
Jayce WalkerBakersfield chapter
Audrey GannBakersfield chapter
Come join us in celebrating our candidates' success in helping fulfill the mission of LLS!
Enjoy dinner, a live and silent auction, and fun games!
Attire: Business Casual/Formal
Table of 10: $1000
Bakersfield News & Announcements
Thank you to our Hospitality Sponsor- Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center
Thank you to our Media Sponsor- KGET-17
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