Beverly Ann Brehl is the 35-year-old mother of an (almost) 2-year-old little boy.
She has metastatic breast cancer, which is incurable and has a median life expectancy of 2 years past diagnosis, she said.
Her goal is to see her son graduate from college, so, obviously, "I need to live a LOT longer," she said.
October 13 is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, and Brehl will be hosting a fundraising event called “Karaoke for the Cure” at Burt’s Tiki Lounge (726 South State Street).
The event will be from 5 to 9 p.m. with a door charge of $5 per person, plus any additional contributions people would like to make.
All proceeds will be going directly to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, specifically directed to breast cancer treatment research. Many local businesses have contributed gift certificates for their goods and services as well as door prizes.
You can also make online contributions directly to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation at https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/karaokeforthecure/karaokeforthecure2012
For more info, go to http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/karaokeforthecure/karaokeforthecure2012.&n