Hundreds of people walking for kids with cancer

by Oscar Rogel, Staff Writer 564 views0

The 3rd annual of the Michael Hoefflin Foundation Walk for Kids with Cancer was held on March 23, 2013 at COC Cougar Stadium to help raise awareness and funds to families affected by children’s cancer.

The event also had their first 5k run as medals were awarded to the top three runners of each age group that participated.

The Michael Hoefflin Foundation was created in 1995 with the goal to help with emotional and financial support to the families going through the struggle of their children with cancer.

“We hope through research their will be treatments when a child is diagnosed with cancer that very quickly they can be cured and go on and live a natural life without all the horrible side-effects,” said Chris Hoefflin founder of the Michael Hoefflin Foundation.

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Oscar Rogel, Staff Writer

Born and raised in city of Santa Clarita, Oscar Rogel is a full time student at College Of The Canyons, and has a full time job. Oscar is on his way to being the first in his family to earn his AA degree. He is currently enrolled in the MEA 225 class to continue to improve his skills in all areas to one day work for a Television News or Radio Station. Oscar has some nice experience when it comes to being in front of crowd or being asked to get a job done. From 2004 to 2010 Oscar served in United States Marines Corps where he was a Motarman for his Marine reserve unit and in 2009 deployed overseas to Iraq. In between that time frame Oscar also continued to take classes at C.O.C. and discovering a passion for music learning how to play guitar and bass and being part of a few bands along the way playing a couple of live shows. He has had experience with doing some work with SCVTV and interning at KHTS radio. In the end Oscar Rogel brings discipline, patience, a hard work ethic, and a eagerness to learn more to improve his skills.

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