Sixth annual Liz Fest continues to honor Elizabeth Melde

Sixth annual Liz Fest continues to...

LA CRESCENT, Minn. (WKBT) - The Sixth annual Liz Fest was held  in La Crescent Saturday.

Liz Fest is an annual event honoring Elizabeth Holman-Melde a non-smoker who died of lung cancer in 2012 at the age of 25.

The event featured a volleyball tournament, a golf outing, cornhole tournaments, and other fun events to raise money.

The event is about raising awareness about lung cancer while keeping Elizabeth's memory alive.
the community is very good at supporting events like this.

It's a community event a lot of people knew Elizabeth, a lot have worked with here. So they are here to support her and her legacy,” Steven Holman, father of Elizabeth and co-founder of Liz Fest, said.  

All the money raised from the event goes to cancer research and programs.

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