Boating enthusiasts from Western New York and beyond will set sail tomorrow to raise awareness and funds for cancer research in the Leukemia Cup Regatta. Winging It’s Lauren Hall sat down with Debra Park, wife of Roswell Park, to hear how their family’s inspiring story is making waves at this year’s regatta. Roswell Park is the great grandson of Dr. Roswell Park who founded Roswell Park Cancer Institute in 1868. Now More than 100 years later, Roswell suffers from Multiple Myeloma, a form of blood cancer and is receiving treatments at Roswell Park. Roswell and Debra Park will both be participating in the Leukemia Cup Regatta this Saturday and enjoy their shared passion of sailing.
To learn more about the Leukemia Cup Regatta visit www.leukemiacup.org/wnyc/