It's so hard to believe it has been just under two years since sweet and spunky, Roxie Pickrell left this world.  Her family has done an amazing job keeping her legacy alive.


Remembering Roxie is easy for anyone who met her.  She radiated a light that was totally unique to her.  Her life's journey was put to a halt when a brain tumor was discovered at just 13-years-old.  She would undergo extensive surgery to have the tumor removed in hopes of recovery.  Roxie never recovered and was laid to rest in November 2019.  Owensboro has made a valiant effort to remember Roxie in ways like the Roxie Pickrell Annual Fundraiser which raised money for Puzzle Pieces, a Zumbathon, T-shirts, Purvida Bracelets and the Plastic Cap Collection for memory benches.  Proceeds from the Run will go to the Boulware Mission.  Cathy will be competing in Dancing With Our Stars.

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Roxie's momma, Cathy, is super involved all over Owensboro with non-profit organizations and in the school system and she is always working selflessly to love others always bringing Roxie with her wherever she goes.  Angel here and I had the opportunity to meet with Cathy a few weeks ago to talk about the newest event in Roxie's honor a 5K Run for Roxie that will take place on Saturday, July 24, at Moreland Park.


Awards will be given for overall female and overall male, prizes for first, second, and third place in each age group, and a spirit award for the best "Foxy ROXIE" attire.


Runners must be registered no later than July 5th.


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