The Meigs County Cancer Survivor Dinner was held recently at Meigs High School with speaker Vincent Daniel, MD of OhioHealth Heart, Lung and Vascular Surgeons. Submitted photo.

POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Cancer Survivor Dinner was held on Nov. 3, 2017 at Meigs High School.

The Meigs County Cancer Initiative, Inc. was the coordinating organization. This year’s theme was lung cancer awareness.

There were more than 70 in attendance including 44 cancer survivors. The keynote speaker was Vincent Daniel, MD of OhioHealth Heart, Lung and Vascular Surgeons. Meigs County Health Dept. also offered tobacco cessation information.

Barbara Arnold catered the event and Kim Argabright made the decorative cakes. Entertainment and photography were provided by Roger and Mary Gilmore.

Other dinner supporters included: Dennis and Diana McCune; Mike Swiger, Inc.; King Ace Hardware; Farmers Bank and Savings Co.; Olive-Orange Ladies VFW Auxiliary; Ohio Health Home Care; Peoples Bank; Foreman & Abbott; Home National Bank; Pleasant Valley Hospital; Meigs Co. Health Dept.; The Ohio State University; Ohio Dept. of Health Tobacco Program; American Cancer Society; The Quality Print Shop; Twisted Sissors; Fruth Pharmacy; McDonald’s of Pomeroy; Subway; The Wild Horse Café; Front Paige Outfitters; Hartwell House; Weaving Stitches; The Fabric Shop; and Meigs Local School District.