On Friday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Keith Patrick of the American Cancer Society talked with Chad Hasty and Rex Andrew about a fun and exciting cancer fundraising event.

The 3rd Annual "Swingin,' Slingin' and Singin' For Hope" fundraiser is a combination golf tournament and benefit concert that will take place August 24th and 25th.Patrick said that the event has raised over $20,000 within the last two years, and all the money goes to either local services or cancer research. This year, they hope to raise over $15,000 for the American Cancer Society.

The golf tournament will begin Friday, August 24th at 8 AM out at the Meadowbrook Golf Course. The concert will take place Saturday, August 25th at 8 PM on the 1800 block of Buddy Holly Avenue.

For more information on the event and how to sign up, you can visit thebluelightlive.com.