Past Events

Rollin' Thunder Poker Run

Rollin' Thunder Motorcycle Club hosted their third annual Poker Run for Conquer Childhood Cancer Now on September 7, 2013.  The first bikes were out at noon and the last bikes in by 5:00.  Music was provided by Paul Sulpizzio and Friends, Purple Overcoat, and Box Lunch.


This event was held at the Rollin' Thunder Motorcylce Club clubhouse located on Watson Road, Defiance, OH (between St Rt 15 & 66). 





Childhood Cancer Awareness Day - 2013

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now held its 2nd Annual Childhood Cancer Awareness Day took place at the Northtowne Mall in Defiance, Ohio on Saturday, October 12.  The schedule of events was as follows:


Vendor Fair:  10:00 am – 6:00 pmAndrew Varner

Bake Sale:  11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Raffles:  11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Live Auction:  2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Andrew Varner:  2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

4th Annual “CCCN Queen” Contest:  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Vendors include: 

The Gourmet Cupboard

Jamberry Nails

The Pampered Chef


Gold Canyon Candles

Discovery Toys

Specialty Cupcakes

Dynamic Steel Solutions

Bracelets by Lynda

KCs Creations – Chocolates


Rodan & Fields’ Skin Care

Recycled Crafts

Lia Sophia

Mary Kay

It Works



GS Jewelry

Tastefully Simple

Pure Romance



Queen Contestants for 2013:

#1       Ed Bohn – Defiance Fire Dept.

#2       Matt Stiltner – Bob Evans

#3       Curt Aldrich – DCTV

#4       Derek Drewes – Tinora High School

#5       Josh Fleetwood – Metalink

#6       Brad Hornish – DMP

#7       Eric Schwab – DMP

#8       Skip Skeens – DMP

#9       JR Kinard – DMP

#10     Mike Batt – DMP

#11     Brent Newman – DMP

#12     Pat Rockey – Rollin’ Thunder

#13     Kyle Ricica – Mark Moats Ford

#14     Ryan Lumpkins – The Guardians

#15     Larry Steele – Good Guys

#16     Chad Hoschak – The Guardians

#17     Spencer Giesige – Tinora JH



A few of the auction items included:

Armoire from Sauder’s Manufacturing

Computer Desk from Sauder's Manufacturing

Entertainment Center from Sauder's Manufacturing

Coffee Table with 2 End Tables from Sauder's Outlet Store

2 DVD Players

Blue Ray Player

Cornhole Sets

End Table from Ken’s Furniture

Sponsorships for Hats for the kids at the hospitals!

And many more items!!!

This year’s sponsors included:

Sam Hornish Jr. Foundation

Postema Insurance & Investments, LLC

VFW Post 3360

Bloomfield’s Haircut Company

Wendt Shoes

Video Game Trade

Integrity Defiance Auto Body

Beilharz Consulting, Inc.

Evansport Carryout

Bruce Kunesh Auto Sales

Auctioneer:  Justin Van Alstine



Dueling Pianos

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now successfully hosted their first ever Dueling Pianos event.  This event was held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Defiance Eagles located at 711 W. Second St.  The event probed to be a great event for a great cause!  Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a huge success!

Dueling Pianos Flyer

CCCN Rodeo

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now is pleased to announce the introduction of a Rodeo event to be held on June 17, 2017 at the Paulding County Fairgrounds.  The event will be held in conjunction with the Paulding County Fair.  All proceeds will benefit Conquer Childhood Cancer Now.  The event will feature bull riding, barrel racing, and sheep riding for the kids.  Please check back soon for more informtion on the event.  Ckick on the link below to check out the Rodeo Flyer.

Rodeo Flyer


Mooseberry Jam

Defiance Moose Lodge #2094 sponsoredd and hosted the "Mooseberry Jam" for Conquer Childhood Cancer Now on June 23, 2017.  Nashville Crush and Pete Schelgel were the the featured bands.  

CCCN Glow In the Dark 5K Fun Run/Walk and Cornhole Tournament

Link to Glow in the Dark Registration Form

Link to Cornhole Tournament Registration Form

Link to Event Flyer

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now hosted their fourth annual Glow in the Dark 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, September 24, 2016.  The event took place at the Tinora High School Stadium and Track.  We hosted a Cornhole Tournament the same day and in the same location.  

Tinora High School – Justin F. Coressel Stadium

Inclement Weather Site:  Tinora Elementary School

September 24, 2016

Sponsored by:  Moose Defiance Lodge #2094


            Registration.................................................................... 7:30-9:00 pm

                        Selling of Glow Sticks

                        Selling of “Cups of Hope”

                        Selling of “Shining Hope” Balloons


                        Carnival Games for Kids w/prizes - 6:00-9:00

                        Cornhole Tournament–  beginning at 5:00.  For registration

                                    call Crystal at 419-438-7154 ($20 per team).  You can also

                                    register the day of the event beginning at 4:00.                       



            Opening Ceremonies........................................................ 9:00-9:15 pm


            5K Run/Walk................................................................. 9:15-10:15 pm

                  Runners – Lanes 1-3

                        Walkers – Lanes 4-6


            Closing Ceremonies...................................................... 10:15-10:30 pm

                  “Shining Hope” Balloon Launch


“Cups of Hope” may be purchased “In Memory of” or “In Honor of” a child who has battled or is battling cancer.  They will be placed around the track during the event.


“Shining Hope” Balloon Launch – Balloons may be purchased to send messages to those children who have lost their personal battle to cancer.


Registration forms can be found at:

Cost $15.00 (please add $5.00 for a long-sleeved T-shirt) by September 14, 2016 (includes T-shirt) - $20 after deadline.  There will be no guarantee of a T-shirt after the September 14 deadline.

All proceeds help area families of kids battling cancer.



Glow in the Dark Fun Run/Walk 2015

The Third Annual Glow in the Dark Fun Run/Walk will be held at the Justin F. Coressel Stadium and Track at Tinora High School on Saturday, September 19.  Our inclement weather site is Tinora Elementary School.  Registration begins at 7:30 pm.  

Course:  5K (3.1 miles) RUN or WALK around the THS track.

Entry Fee:  $15 registration by September 11.   All runners/walker will receive a T-shirt if they register by September 11.  Long sleeved T-shirts will be available for an additional $5.00. After September 11, all registrations will be $20 with no guarantee of available T-shirts.  When registering please specify whether you would like a T-shirt or a long sleeved T.

Starting Times:  Registration begins at 7:30pm run/walk begins at 9:15pm

Opening Ceremonies begin at 9:00pm.


Available for purchase (You do not need to participate in the Run/Walk to purchase these.):  “Cups of Hope”:  in honor of or in memory of a child. ($5.00 each)

“Shining Hope” balloons: send a message to a child in Heaven (First 100 accepted). ($3.00 each).

Our registration form can be accessed by clicking on the link found below.  Please mail the form along with your check made payable to “Conquer Childhood Cancer Now” or “CCCN” to:

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now – Attention: Teresa Eaton

PO Box 126

Defiance OH  43512

If you are unable to attend we will kindly accept donations.  Donations may be sent to the same address.

Glow in The Dark Registration Form

WBNO-WQCT Blizzard Auction

On January 31, 2015 Conquer Childhood Cancer Now will partner with WBNO  100.9 FM and WQCT 1520 AM radio in Bryan, OH for the 37th annual Blizzard Auction.  The proceeds of this auction will continue to help the families of kids battling cancer in Northwest Ohio.  More details to come soon.

Blizzard Auction Flyer

Blizzard Auction Sponsorship Letter

Rollin' Thunder Poker Run

Rollin' Thunder Motorcycle Club will be hosting its 4th Annual Poker Run for Conquer Childhood Cancer Now.  The date of the event is Saturday, September 6, 2014.  More details and the flyer will be posted soon.  Mark the date on your calendars and come out and join in the fun!

Third Annual Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now held it's third annual Childhood Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Northtowne Mall in Defiance, Ohio.  This event was held during September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  The event featured a Vendor Fair, Bake Sale, Raffles, Auction, Live Entertainment, and the 5th annual "CCCN Queen" contest.  Defiance native, Andrew Varner, was again our featured performer with Tinora Freshman, Matthew Wachtman also providing music for the event.  The day was a huge success as we raised money to assist area kids battling cancer and their families.  Pat Rockey was crowned our "Queen" for the day with Kye Ankney and Tristen Newberry being crowned our "Junior Queens."  Thanks again to the Northtowne Mall and their staff for allowing us to host our event in their facility.  

CCCN 2nd Annual Glow in the Dark Walk

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now hosted it's 2nd annual Glow in the Dark Walk on Saturday, September 20, 2014.  The event was held at Tinora Elementary School because of inclement weather.  The walk was very successful and emotional as family and friends paid tribute to the kids who were remembered that evening.   Thank you once again for the Northeastern Local Schools allowing us to hold our event at their facility!



Defiance College Baseball Team Honors Childhood Cancer Survivors

The Defiance College Baseball team honored area childhood cancer survivors at their home game on May 3, 2014.  They teamed up with Conquer Childhood Cancer Now on that day to help bring about awareness about childhood cancer.  Area childhood cancer survivors will be throwing out the first pitch.  Fricker's supplied food for the day.  

Thank you goes out to the Defiance College Baseball team for a wonderful day!  Thank you for supporting the childhood cancer warriors and Conquer Childhood Cancer Now!

Glow in the Dark Fun Run/Walk

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now hosted their inaugural Glow in the Dark Fun Run/Walk.  This event was held in memory of four brave cancer warriors who have lost their personal battles with cancer. These four are Tiana Bishop, Maddy Lambert, Kirin Brogan, and Chad Meyer.  By participating in this event their memories were honored and it help raise money for other families affected by this devastating disease.  We hope that someday soon a cure will be found for all childhood cancers so that no new names have to be added in memory of a child to events like this one.  The date of the event was September 21, 2013 and it was held at the Justin F. Coressel Stadium at Tinora High School.  OH.                                                                                                                                                                                            

Archbold St. Baldrick's Event

Have you ever considered what it might take to help save someone’s life?

What if all it took was to shave your head?

Every year, thousands of brave men, women, and children have joined the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and shed their locks in support of childhood cancer research. I invite you to make a “bald” statement and join us on March 18th at Terry Henricks Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep Inc. Please support us in our pursuit to raise funds to help eradicate the number one disease killer of children in the U.S. and Canada.

St. Baldrick’s events have raised approximately $150 million, providing research grants to doctors and scientists at more than 200 institutions. These funds enable them to pursue the most promising new cures for childhood cancer, in addition to making clinical trials available to more children than ever. Since 2000, St. Baldrick’s has hosted more than 5,500 head-shaving events, shaving more than 244,000 heads in 30 countries and 50 U.S. states.

Consider this staggering fact: one out of every five children diagnosed with cancer will not survive – that’s one child too many. Join us in our efforts to find a cure so that no child has to suffer at the hands of this merciless disease.

Going bald is not for everyone. But you can still help! Visit and click Get Involved (or give Rena Sauder a call at 419.572.1001) to see other ways to be involved! You can sign up to volunteer at our event, set up a fundraising page, make a donation on behalf of a participant (or to the event as a whole) or simply help us by spreading the word.

Together, let’s Conquer Kids’ Cancer!



Defiance St. Baldrick's Event

Join Chris Bloomfield at Bloomfield's Hair Cut Company located at 224 Clinton Street in Defiance, Ohio on Saturday, May 11, 2013 for  Defiance's second annual St. Baldrick's Day Event.

Be a hero for kids with cancer!

Join this St. Baldrick's event, and whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate, we hope you'll be a part of the excitement.

The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government.

Get involved and you'll be giving hope to infants, children, teens and young adults fighting childhood cancers.

Click on the link below to volunteer to shave your head or to donate to the event.


Toledo CureSearch Walk

The third annual Toledo CureSearch Walk for Children's Cancer will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014.

To Honor. To Remember. To Cure. More information coming soon.


Make A Difference - Get Involved!



Paulding County Historical Society Festival of Trees


Conquer Childhood Cancer Now participated in the Paulding County Historical Society Festival of Trees in November of 2012.  The tree was decorated in all gold to create awareness about childhood cancer. Cat Decker puts the finishing touches on the tree.








Elder-Beerman Community Days Fundraiser

Conquer Childhood Cancer Now once again participated in the Elder-Beerman Community Days


It was once again another successful fundraiser as we raised over $1600 through coupon booklet sales and donations.


Thanks to everyone who purchased, sold, or donated.  And, thank you to Elder-Beerman for the wonderful opportunity to participate.

This fall's Community Day Event was held on November 9th and 10th.



Thank You to Our 2012 Sponsors, Donors, and Volunteers


Childhood Cancer Awareness Event and Fundraiser

CCCN's Bake SaleThe first annual Childhood Cancer Awreness Event and Fundraiser was held on September 29, 2012, at the Northtowne Mall in Defiance, OH.  The event featured posters throughout the mall for the entire of of September, a vendor fair, bakesale, live auction and ourThird Annual "Queen Contest."  It was a rewarding and successful day as the mall was alive with people supporting CCCN's efforts to support area families.  Thanks goes out to all of our sponsors, donors, auctioneer, volunteers, and "Queen" Contestants (Skip Skeens, Kenny Wittenmyer, Brad Hornish, Paul Ramirez, Bobby Olashuk, Josh Clark, Alan Maag, Eric Scwab, Chuck Mast, and Tristen Newberry).

Maddy crowns Kenny Wittenmyer the 2012 CCCN "Queen."  Also shown is Tristen Newberry who was this year's "Princess."

Our 2012 "Queen" Contestants.

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