by Jeff Gluck, USA TODAY Sports 3:16 p.m. EDT May 15, 2014 MOORESVILLE, N.C. — When Martin Truex Jr. and girlfriend Sherry Pollex hosted the inaugural “Catwalk for a Cause” five years ago, the fashion show drew 75 people and raised $7,000 for charity. At the time, Pollex thought she hit the jackpot. So imagine how the couple felt Wednesday night, when 650 people showed up for the fifth edition of Catwalk, held at a furniture store in the heart of racing country. That’s 300 more guests than just last year, and this group included at least 11 NASCAR...Read More
Month: August 2014
In August 2014, Sherry Pollex, Martin’s longtime girlfriend, was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. Through their experiences, Martin and Sherry found purpose and focus in their mission to raise awareness, boost advocacy, and generate financial support for underfunded cancer research initiatives specific to ovarian and childhood cancers. Together, we have the power to improve lives, inspire smiles and realize dreams. We will Never Give Up.