It’s A Food Fight – But This Food Fight Is Against Cancer

Freeport, Illinois — Nine local caterers, restaurants and bakeries are having a food fight against cancer for a special event to benefit the FHN Leonard C. Cancer Center.

Friends of the FHN Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center invite the public to an evening of delicious appetizers and drinks, great music and fun from 6 – 10 p.m. Friday, March 24 at The Wagner House, 1 E. Spring Street in Freeport.

Enjoy the music of the Jimmys, a powerhouse, eight-piece band influenced by raw Chicago Blues to second line New Orleans funk, while you dine. The Jimmys have solidified their brand of blues and R&B across the Midwest, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean, earned international acclaim and devoted fans.

Admission is $35 per person or $65 for a couple. Proceeds will benefit the FHN Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, which provides medical oncology, hematology and radiation oncology services all under one roof, close to home for patients and their families.

Tickets are available online at or by contacting the FHN Foundation at 815-599-6900. This event is presented by friends of the FHN Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit

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