Some women in the Ozarks worked to fight cancer this afternoon.
The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 3404 held a cancer aid and research fundraiser today.
Organizers say dinners like this are important because it gives funding to grant programs that help veterans enrolled in the program.
If needed, participants are given two lifetime grants worth five hundered dollars to seven hundred dollars after cancer surgery.
Organizers say this project extends further than just their own group.
Cancer Aid Research Chairperson Marge Little says, "it's a together project. It's an Auxiliary project. And our families are involved in it as much as we are really because without our family's support we couldn't do as much as we're doing."
All money from today's event is sent to their national organization for grant money to be given to professors and research scientists working on cancer research.