Help make strides against breast cancer with walk next month

By: Michelle Anthony Email
By: Michelle Anthony Email
Making Strides 2007

Making Strides 2007

Next month you can help the American Cancer Society “Make Strides against Breast Cancer” at their annual walk.

According to the American Cancer Society, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes.

“Thousands of women and men across Michiana will unite in their fight for a world with less breast cancer and more birthdays,” said Paul Szrom, the director of American Cancer Society of North Central Indiana. “We encourage everyone to start a new family tradition and honor our mothers, grandmothers, and all breast cancer survivors by participating in this year’s event.”

Organizers say they’ve raised more than $400 million across the country in these walks since 1993. Last year alone they collected $60 million.

This year's walk in South Bend is at Howard Park on October 23. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 9:30 a.m.

To learn more about the walk or to register, click on the Big Red Bar.

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