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Julie Levy is a registered dietitian and board certified advanced diabetes manager for Chase County Hospital. She has been nominated for the state of Nebraska to receive the 2017 Community Star award on National Rural Health Day November 16. (Johnson Publications photo)

Levy nominated for National Rural Health Day Community Star award

    Julie Levy, an employee at Chase County Community Hospital for seven years, will receive the 2017 Community Star award for the state of Nebraska.

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A group of cancer survivors and family members received a round of applause from the crowd as they took the first lap of Saturday’s Cancer Walk at the Chase County Schools’ track in Imperial. Sixty-five walkers took part that morning. (Johnson Publications photo)

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Hospital CEO Steve Lewis, center, is flanked by the Aaron Troxell family of Imperial. Prior to the hospital’s annual Cancer Walk, Michelle Troxell talked about her family’s experiences when husband Aaron was diagnosed with leukemia. (Johnson Publications photo)

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As the Cancer Walk got under way, from left, Taylor Fortkamp, Braelynn Wood and Jason Fortkamp were busy checking out the colorful pinwheels people had purchased in memory of loved ones or in support of those dealing with cancer. (Johnson Publications photo)

Cancer Walk raises more than $10,000 for those fighting disease

Organizers of this year’s Cancer Walk fundraiser were quite pleased with the more than $10,000 raised in this year’s walk and related activities.



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