Battle of the BBQ
August 12th 2017
The Battle is in its 9th year of existence and is the biggest fundraiser for the Boone County Cancer Society. Held on the second Saturday in August, BBQers from around Indiana come to compete for the title of Best BBQ in Boone County! Last year this event raised over $32,000!
A CrossFit/fitness team competition held annually and includes competitive athletes from all around the state. The proceeds from this fundraiser not only goes toward helping pay for BCCS’ patients’ cancer related bills, it also funds the Fight Smart Campaign which educates Boone County cancer patients as well as their loved ones on the importance of exercising, eating healthy, and leaning on each other for support.
Fight Smart 5k Run
August 11th 2017
Fight Smart 5k Fun Run & Walk (also known as Hogs Gone Wild 5k) is held the night before the Battle of the BBQ in downtownLebanon. Participants of all ages join cancer survivors as they make their way to Memorial Park and back in this fun event in the heart of Lebanon.
Dane & Judy Walker Dinner & Auction
May 13th 2017
Held twice a year (spring and fall) at the Lebanon Elks Lodge, Dane & Judy Walker’s Cancer Benefit & Auction is always a good time. 2016 marks the 14th Annual dinner and auction and is held in honor and memory of Dane & Judy’s 3 daughters who were all diagnosed with breast cancer. In 14 years, Dane & Judy have raised over $180,000 for the Boone County Cancer Society.