The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's
Indiana Chapter Presents
Man & Woman of the Year

Man & Woman of the Year is a spirited ten-week fundraising competition among a select group of individuals in the community.  Candidates and their teams compete in honor of local children who are blood cancer survivors:  the Boy & Girl of the Year.  The man and woman who have raised the most at the end of the ten-week period are named The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year.

To nominate a candidate or learn more, please email Elissa Evernham or call 317.860.3845.

2017 Grand Total

LLS Announces $1.1 Million Raised at the Indianapolis Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Gala and Local 2017 Man & Woman of the Year!

Another awe-inspiring night for the Indianapolis Man & Woman of the Year Campaign, presented by Community Visionary Enterprises, Inc. and Guggenheim Life and Annuity!  Ten candidates raised a total of $1.1 Million in just ten weeks.  The campaign culminated with a Grand Finale Gala at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown on Saturday, May 13, 2017 attended by over 900 guests.

During the spirited ten-week fundraising competition, candidates competed in honor of the Boy & Girl of the Year, Drake Williams of Indianapolis and Megan Broviak of Noblesville, who are both in treatment for blood cancer.  Candidates and their campaign teams were judged solely on their success in raising money, each dollar counting as one vote. 

Rich Blaiklock of Indianapolis was named the 2017 Indianapolis Man of the Year by raising $266,775, and Vicky Andritsch of Fishers was named 2017 Indianapolis Woman of the Year by raising $166,762.

In addition to the 2017 winners, this year's candidates included Erik Fromm, Stryker; Amy Fuson-Massillamany, Compass Group; Jason Llewellyn, Holistic Financial Partners; Karen Maginn, Guggenheim Life and Annuity; Kelly Masterson, The Bar Method Indianapolis-Carmel; John Schmitz, Adams Masonry & Construction, LLC; Steven Sullivan, Allegion plc; and All-Star Candidate Kyle Fisher, Community Visionary Enterprises, Inc.

Please join us in congratulating these incredible fundraisers on an amazing campaign!

2017 MWOY Candidates


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