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8B Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Debra Moore Staff Writer d m It can get a little hot along a parade route in August, and 5-year-old Quincy Petersen is hoping that those who watch the fair parade this Saturday,Aug. 15, will seek out her two lemonade stands to quench their thirst. But these aren't typical stands. Sure they will provide a cold, tasty beverage, but the funds collected won't go into the youngster's piggy bank, rather they will be donated to fight childhood cancer. Quincy was diagnosed with cancer just shy of her fourth birthday and is : expected to end her chemotherapy treatments this November, just as she turns 6. The treatments have not been easy on her young body, but she has fought the disease and wants to help others fight theirs by raising money for cancer research. Quincy has hosted a lemonade stand at the county picnic, at Relay for Life, and at the Thursday night farmers' markets. For this Saturday's parade she will hold two -- one on the courthouse lawn and one near the former school district office, where the farmers' market is held. Quincy sells a cup of lemonade for $1 or a chilled bottle for $2. To date, she has raised $1,444 with her lemonade sales. Why is Quincy selling the lemonade? "So kids can feel better and they never have to have cancer again," she answered: A sign that Quincy Petersen made a couple of months ago pays tribute to some of her friends who were also fighting cancer m two of the young people have since died. And when asked about "Alex's Lemonade Stand," a where the money goes, book that tells the story of Quincy responded, "To Alexandra "Alex" Scott, who doctors so they can do was diagnosed with the research for kids that have childhood cancer cancer ... like for my friends neuroblastoma when she that have cancer.., like was just 1. Stephanie, Ireland, Jayme, At age 4, Alex opened her Morgan and me." first lemonade stand to raise Quincy will also be selling money for the hospital lemonade at the fairgrounds where she had been treated. today and at the rest of this She and her siblings raised season's farmers' markets. $2,000. "We have lots of lemonade That was the beginning. to sell," said Quincy's She and her family held mother, Dante Meyer. She annual lemonade stands to added that all of the benefit childhood Cancer lemonade and supplies have research and as word spread been donated so that all of of the little girl's efforts, the proceeds can be donated others began selling their to the charity that Quincy own lemonade and sending supports -- Alex's Lemonade the proceeds to Alex's Stand, an organization foundation. Alex died at age dedicated to childhood 8, but by then she had raised cancer research, more than $1 million to cure childhood cancer. Alex's Lemonade Stand Now young Quincy is Quincy's favorite book is continuing Alex's efforts. Quincy Petersen invites this weekend's parade goers proceeds will be donated to Alex's Lemonade Stand, cancer research. Photos submitted to visit her lemonade stand. 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