When 9-year-old Maari Dickerson was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer last week, her school decided to rally to help raise funds for her family.
Her third-grade class at Washington-Hoyt Elementary School will host a lemonade stand from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Proctor Farmers Market, at North 27th Street and North Proctor Street.
“We’ve kind of gone with the theme, ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,’” said Megan Gibson, Dickerson’s teacher.
Dickerson’s family has been keeping the community informed of her condition via Facebook posts, Gibson said.
She has started a 40-week cycle of …