|(From left) Horner, AFSCME 2326 recording secretary; Cindy King, secretary of Clarion’s chemistry, biochemistry and AGES department and AFSCME 2326 treasurer; Dana Burr, assistant manager of Applebee’s, Clarion; Diane Whitton, Clarion facilities and AFSCME 2326 president; and Tracy Myers, Julie Katis and Mary Rearick, all of Clarion Cancer Center.
Linda Horner, secretary to the dean of Clarion University libraries, and representatives of Clarion AFSCME Local 2326 presented a donation of $1,006.37 to Clarion Cancer Center June 9.
For the second consecutive year, Horner worked with Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill, Clarion, to host a Dining to Donate day in April. Through Dining to Donate, Applebee’s donates 15 percent of guests’ check totals to a designated cause. The April event raised $496.37; AFSCME 2326 gave an additional $500; and an individual gave a cash donation of $10. Last year’s total was $1,003.
Horner is an advocate for awareness and early detection of esophageal cancer, a disease which her husband survived. She has been working for four years with State Rep. Donna Oberlander to have a resolution passed to officially designate April as Esophageal Cancer Awareness and Prevention Month in Pennsylvania.
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