COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Pelotonia is just two days away. Tents are going up in downtown Columbus and more than 8,400 riders are already signed up to participate. With more than 8,400 riders on the roads in Columbus, there are going to be more than 3,000 volunteers.
One of those volunteers is Monda DeWeese, who has been volunteering for 10 years. Since the very beginning, as this is the 10th anniversary for Pelotonia.
DeWeese tells us she was diagnosed with melanoma cancer 3 years ago, and she is now cancer free. Her husband was diagnosed with bladder cancer 17 years ago and had 14 recurrences throughout the years. He just had another surgery two weeks ago.
DeWeese said she enjoys coming to Pelotonia year after year because it means the world to her. It’s a time that she feels she can give back, just give some help and hopes it helps to make a difference.
Adding the key to finding a cure is research so what better way than to help volunteer with Pelotonia because we know proceeds all go to research.
For more information, go to http://pelotonia.org/