MOUNT AIRY - Town officials are asking for community support and encouragement on Saturday for a Mount Airy woman stricken with leukemia.
The Town Council recently passed a resolution proclaiming Saturday as Susan Hornick Day. Hornick learned in March 1989 that she has acute myelocytic leukemia.
Hornick, a mother of two, has been undergoing radiation therapy. In the comings weeks, she will go to the University of Kentucky Hospital, in Lexington, for a bone-marrow transplant that could save her life.