LizFest 2015- Happy Birthday Liz!

It’s that time of year again… time for LizFest! LizFest is an annual Living For Liz event in honor of Elizabeth Holman-Melde a 25-year-old non-smoker who lost her battle with lung cancer. The purpose of LizFest is not only to raise money to fight lung cancer, but also to spend one day every year celebrating Elizabeth’s life […]







L4L Health Expo

Living For Liz is hosting its second annual Health Expo on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Lunda Center located on the Western Technical College campus in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Living for Liz, various health care providers, and other groups in the coulee region that promote healthy living, are […]







Lung Cancer Doesn’t Stand A Chance

Living For Liz is ringing in the New Year with perseverance!  We are proud to announce a new section of our website called “Our Impact” as well as announce our entire line up of events for the upcoming year! 







Bet On A Cure For Lung Cancer

Living For Liz proudly presents, BET ON A CURE FOR LUNG CANCER.  November is lung cancer awareness month and we plan to fight!  We hope you will join us for our casino themed event! When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6pm Where: The Waterfront’s Cargill Room, La Crosse, WI Why: Because lung cancer is the […]







We’re in the Applefest Parade!

Living For Liz is going to have a float in the Applefest 2013 Parade on Sunday, September 22nd. We are very excited to be able to spread the word about our fight against lung cancer! However, we have no idea how to make a float and could really use your help!







LizFest 2013 Recap

Wow!  It has already been a month since LizFest 2013!  We were blessed in so many ways this year- from the rain holding off, to our incredible volunteers, to the many people that came out to help us celebrate a beautiful woman’s life.







LizFest 2013- Celebration of Life

Please join us for L4L’s 2nd Annual Celebration of Life Saturday, June 8th from 2pm- 8pm at Veterans Park in La Crescent, MN  *buttons required, purchase for $3 day of







2nd Annual LizFest Golf Outing

On June 8th, L4L will hold its 2nd annual golf tournament, sponsored by Gerhards Kitchen and Bath of La Crosse, at Valley High Golf Course, located just off historic Bluff Country Scenic Byway #16.  Steve and Monica raised Elizabeth and Kevin in a house located right off the third hole of this golf course, where […]







2nd Annual L4L Motorcycle Tour

Coming off a very successful ride last year, Living For Liz (L4L) is heading out again for a morning of beautiful scenery and the gathering of riders for a great cause.  L4L is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing awareness and education of lung cancer to the masses as well as assisting in the funding […]







Battle Plan #2

Pictures, here weigh-ins and measurements Before I start on the second battle plan, we need a dose of reality here.  I just came off a weekend of fun, family and disaster.  I failed to remain focused with my plans to battle weight loss. I lost some battles in the process, however, I am back focusing […]