Rodeo raises funds to fight cancer

Posted at: 05/24/2013 10:19 PM
Updated at: 05/24/2013 11:29 PM

A taste of the wild, wild west in Perinton. Bull riding and barrel racing and more taking place at the "Wild West Showdown with Cancer," which fundraiser for the Lipson Cancer Center at Rochester General Hospital.

Organizers wanted to raise money in hopes of bringing new research to the center.

Organizer Carrie Swearingen says, "There's a lot of money that goes into doctors, technology and research to fight cancer."

In addition to the rodeo, guests had the chance to ride a mechanical bull, go on a hayride and eat some barbeque.

If you couldn't make it to the showdown and still want to help, you can click here for donation information.