Donald J. Detweiler and Cecile L. Roth were named the Man & Woman of the Year by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Delaware Chapter. Ten candidates competed in Delaware’s seventh annual Man & Woman of ...
Donald J. Detweiler and Cecile L. Roth were named the Man & Woman of the Year by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Delaware Chapter.
Ten candidates competed in Delaware's seventh annual Man & Woman of the Year campaign and raised $412,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in just 10 weeks.
Detweiler, of Pepper Hamilton LLP, raised$34,059, and Roth, of MSW Travel, raised $83,063.
The runners-up, Erev Tubb, M.D., and Anne Kacmarcik-Johnson, together raised over $105,700.
Both Roth and Kacmarcik-Johnson raised more than $50,000 and will be able to attach their fund-raising efforts to an LLS-funded research portfolio to honor the individuals who inspired them to run.
The grand finale celebration was held on June 11 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Wilmington.In addition to the announcement of the Man & Woman of the Year, the citizenship award was presented to Melanie O'Connor, of EDSI, and Roth for excellence in volunteerism, community involvement, and mission integration throughout the campaign.