Fundraiser For Emily's Power For A Cure Is March 29 On Northshore

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

A fundraiser supporting Emily’s Power for a Cure will be held at Brewhaus on the Northshore Saturday, March 29. The event will be held from noon-midnight.  

There will be a dunking booth featuring staff from the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger from 4-6:30 p.m. Staff volunteering for the dunking booth include Dr. Darby Koller, Dr. Bernie Connell from CHER; Dr. Mark Rowin, PICU; Dr. Jennifer Keates, CH Oncology; Leslie Phelps, RN, Nurse Manager, CHER; with more to be announced.  

Cost is $5 to play the unlimited corn hole for the day.  

Other events include live music at 7 p.m. from Slim Pickins, free pictures from the “Pink Power” photobooth and Emily’s Power for a Cure merchandise will also be available for purchase. 

Brewhaus will be donating a portion of food and beverage sales to the foundation. 

To find out more about the foundation, go to the website For more information contact Lauren Gaddis: or Brynn Atchley:

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