• Annual Strike Against Cancer Bowl-a-Thon

  • The Shemenski Foundation signature event is the Annual Strike Against Cancer Bowl-a-Thon in August. Started in 2009, the event has sold out every year and is hosted at Stones Lanes in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants enjoy food, drink, prizes, games and a silent auction.

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  • Hyde Park Blast Our “Battle of the Booths”

  • The Shemenski Foundation is a consistent supporter of the Hyde Park Blast Our “Battle of the Booths” competition provides volunteers for the event and our friendly contest has raised thousands of dollars in tips for our partner, the UC Brain Tumor Center.

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  • UC Brain Tumor Events

  • The Shemenski Foundation also proudly supports the UC Brain Tumor events: The UCBT Wine Tasting and Annual Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure in the spring and fall.

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  • Make a Donation

  • All donations benefit the Shemenski Foundation and brain cancer research.

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John's Story

  • "He never lived for someday; he always lived for RIGHT NOW."
  • John was diagnosed with a brain tumor in March 2007 at the age of 33. From day 1 he showed hope, courage and determination to beat the tumor and not let it run his life. John was a husband, son, brother, cousin, uncle, friend, colleague and lover of life. He never lived for someday; he always lived for RIGHT NOW.

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