NAS Lights the Night for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Posted by Megan Zelch on Oct 7, 2019 2:37:42 PM

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On Sunday, October 6, John Carreon, Robin Carreon, Erin Duffy, Debbie Hayes and I walked in the Light the Night Walk. What an amazing experience it was!

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John Carreon, Robin Carreon, Erin Duffy, Debbie Hayes and Megan Zelch

Sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the event brought several thousand people out to support the cause. There were booths, a food tent and food trucks set up around Wade Oval that we could visit. The ceremony started at 7:15 pm, as we heard stories from survivors and others. As those stories were told, the different groups lit their lanterns and raised them in the air.

First were the yellow lanterns for those who had lost someone. They were followed by the white lanterns for the survivors. Last were the red lanterns, for the supporters. We then all came together raising our lanterns to light up the night. We started the walk at Wade Oval in Cleveland and walked one mile around University Circle. The walk was followed by fireworks to close out the event. 

As a team, NAS raised a total of $1,090 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. We look forward to walking again next year!

Megan Zelch

A results-driven marketing specialist and Account Director for NAS, Megan Zelch has over a decade of recruitment marketing experience managing both national and smaller, localized clients. Megan’s considerable expertise in recruitment marketing includes employer brand development and strategies; career site development and management; and targeted recruitment programs, including pay per performance media, search engine marketing, social media and internal communications. Megan is a graduate of Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and possess a Bachelor of Arts.