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FALL 2018

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S O C I A L S E E N Casino Night Aids Cancer Survivors Photos by Mike Austin Cancer for College held its eighth annual Casino Night fundraiser at Ballantyne Country Club on May 11. The event raised more than $150,000 and presented 18 new scholarship winners. Event sponsors included SPX Corp., SPX Flow, Biologix, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Scott and Andrea Sproule brought the charity to Charlotte in 2011 and have helped raise more than $800,000 to fund annual scholarships for cancer survivors. Started in San Diego, California, in 1994, Cancer for College has awarded more than 1,200 scholarships over its 25 years, totaling more than $3 million. "This disease can devastate families. College funds — gone. It's a pay-it- forward charity," says Scott, chief financial officer and treasurer for SPX Corp. "Scholarship recipients wind up making an impact, many in the medical field." Details: www.cancerforcollege.org. 1. Eliza Harris, Alyssa Poth, Whitney Espinoza, Abby Houck, Delaney Goldberg, Lindsey McCoy, Emily Serafim, Mekayla Gist, Madison Ruff 2. Bre and Jeremy Smeltser 3. Mekayla and Jermeca Gist 4. Rick and Jeanne Puckett 5. Murphy Chambliss, Mateo Coka, Mitch Friesen 6. Delaney Goldberg, Scott Sproule, Lindsey McCoy 7. Brian and Korrie Wood 8. Jerry Tejchma, Wayne McLaren, Pete Tyler, Alex Macdonald 9. Sarah, Pam and Hannah Austin 10. Cindy Bradley, Greg Flores, Kenna Holtzclaw 1 2 9 10 8 3 4 5 6 7 BALLANTYNE FALL 2018 88 Social Seen

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