LIVERMORE FALLS — The family of the late Scott Tainter organized Tainter’s Fight for a Cure to raise awareness of brain cancer for May 31.

Tainter died in August 2012 at age 47 after he struggled with brain cancer for 18 months, his wife, Leslie Tainter, said.

In an effort to honor him, the proceeds raised will be donated to the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care to help patients diagnosed with brain cancer, she said.

Multiple events will be held at the Maple Lane Golf Course on Maple Lane, off River Road, in Livermore.

There will be a golf scramble with registration is at 7:30 a.m. and scramble starting at 8:30 a.m. To register a team, call Rick Carlton at 897-3770 or Leslie Tainter at 897-6808. The fee is $50 per person on a five-person team. They are hoping 16 teams will sign up.

There will also be a 5K run/walk. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. with the race to start at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $15.

There will also be a dance from 8 p.m. to midnight at the clubhouse. Robert Leclerc, Spin Doctor, will be the DJ. Admission is $10 per person. Dance tickets are limited. They hope to sell 175 to 200. For tickets, call Tainter or Lisa Holt at 897-9548 or Brittany Tainter at 897-8611.

There will be raffles of baskets full of items at the dance. There will also be two silent auctions. Items include four tickets to the Red Sox-Yankees game Aug. 3 in Boston, and a Portland Sea Dogs skybox for 19 to 22 people, with a $200 food credit, for a baseball game in June.

Leslie Tainter said people don’t have to be at the events May 31 to bid. They can call her ahead of time with a bid, she said.

The family, including son, Josh, husband of Brittany, wanted to honor Scott by trying to help others.

“We wanted to memorialize and keep his memory alive and we thought helping other families who have had a diagnosis of brain cancer, and we thought this is a good way to do it,” Leslie Tainter said.

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