Willie’s Warriors presents “Journey to a Cure” event to honor local cancer survivors and remember those lost

LEOMINSTER, MA (March 7, 2017) — A special Journey for a Cure Event will be held to support the American Cancer Society Relay For Life®. The event will be held in Clinton MA and will provide everyone the opportunity do their part and take personal action in the fight against cancer.

Entertainment will be provided by The Great Escape, A Journey Tribute Band. Learn more about the band at  Tickets are $15.00 and they include food/snacks. We will also have raffles, t-shirts, and luminaries for sale throughout the night.

Last year Leominster Credit Union Warriors and Willie’s Warrior’s were one of top Fundraisers and raised over $6,000.00 for the event and their total combined donation was just over $10,000.00. The event will be held at Breakaway Billiards in Clinton MA on Saturday, May 13th at 8pm.

Anyone desiring to “fight back” may do so by participating in our event or by visiting our website at  Many local business have reached out supporting this cause. Events like this cannot happen with out their help. Please visit our website for a list of our sponsors. Attending the event or making a donation helps the American Cancer Society achieve its mission of saving lives by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against the disease.

The event will be hosted by Willie’s Warriors. An organization created by Lydia Vazquez who currently resides in Lancaster MA. She created the group to remember her father, Wilfredo Vazquez-Pol who lost his 10 year battle against cancer on April 8, 2010. This event marks the 7th year anniversary of his death. Several other “Warriors”, all local members of the community, are remembered through this group.

See our website and facebook page to learn more about our Willie’s Warriors.  Information about purchasing tickets is available by calling 508-414-7421, at Breakaway Billiards in Clinton, Leominster Credit Union Main Office in Leominster or Ciccone Family Fitness in Clinton MA. Tickets can also be purchased from any Willie’s Warrior Team Member.

About Leominster Credit Union

Founded in 1954, Leominster Credit Union (LCU) is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with a full range of deposit, lending, and other financial services. Headquartered in Leominster, Massachusetts, LCU is proud to claim nearly 40,000 members and more than $800 million in assets. LCU has seven branch locations in Leominster, Clinton, Holden, North Leominster, Sterling and Worcester with ATM services at all branch locations. LCU also provides 24-hour banking via Mobile and Online services. Visit or call 800-649-4646.


Kelli Rooney
SVP / Community Engagement &  Marketing
Leominster Credit Union

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