Boo Cancer benefits local girl

Trine University’s Gamma Phi Epsilon sorority is hosting its annual Boo Cancer philanthropy events this week to benefit a local 12-year-old who is fighting cancer.

Boo Cancer FlierConLei Walworth, a student at Prairie Heights Middle School, was diagnosed with cancer in her spine and brain on May 30 of this year. At Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, ConLei had proton radiation for five days a week for five weeks. She is still receiving medical treatment.

The sorority is hosting its fifth annual Boo Cancer Carnival on Oct. 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Rick L. and Vicki L. James University Center at Trine University. Activities will include trick-or-treating, face painting and Halloween games. The cost for entry is $3 per child or $10 for 4 or more kids. All proceeds from the event will benefit ConLei.

Proceeds from the event will benefit ConLei Walworth. For more information about Boo Cancer, visit

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