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Saturday, October 08, 2016
Registration: 9:00 a.m. Walk: 10:30 a.m.
State and South Park Row, Erie, PA Map it
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THE WALK IS ONE DAY IN OCTOBER
THE WORK HAPPENS EVERY SINGLE DAY
We had a great event on October 8th, but it doesn't just end there. We still have several events coming up to help continue to build awareness and raise funds to end breast cancer.
Our next event is a U Pick 6 Gift of Giving event. Dine in at any of their locations on Sunday October 23rd between 3:00 - 7:00 pm, and present this flyer to have 15% of your food bill donated to Making Strides.
U Pick 6 Tap House will also be hosting our FIRST EVER Real Men Wear Pink Celebrity Bartending Fundraising event. Join us on Wednesday, October 26th, from 6:00 - 8:00 as our Real Men Wear Pink candidates serve up your favorite drinks to collect tips for their campaigns. All money raised will benefit the American Cancer Society through our Making Strides event. Guest bartenders will include: Tom New, WQLN; Tom Kennedy, The Renaissance Centre; Eric Svenson, MD, Yolanda G Barco Oncology Institute; Jim Toohey, MacDonald, Illig, Jones and Britton; and RJ Messenger, Iron Empire Clothing. For more details, check out our event on Facebook and don't forget to invite your friends and family to join you for a fun night!
Check out our local fundraisers page for information on other upcoming events in the community.
If you, your team, your social organization, school, etc., would like to hold a fundraiser or make a donation you can contact our office at 814-866-5273. Donations will graciously be accepted through December 31st.
Have you checked out our
Real Men Wear Pink candidates?
These men have committed to helping us raise
awareness and funds to end breast cancer.
Candidates for the Real Men Wear Pink campaign include:
Jim Berlin- CEO of Logistics Plus
Tom Kennedy - Owner of Renaissance Centre
Odis B. Cheathams III- GE Transportation and owner of OC Photography of Erie
Tom New - President / CEO of WQLN Public Media
Nick DeSantis- Central Tech girls basketball and softball coach
James Toohey- Partner at MacDonald, Illig, Jones, and Britton
Mark Eisert- Owner of Millenium Sound Productions and teacher at Corry Area High School
Dan Perfetto- Mercyhurst Preparatory School Athletic Director and girls basketball coach
RJ Messenger- Owner of Iron Empire Clothing
Eric Svenson MD- physican a the Yolanda G.Barco Oncology Institute
To learn more about the candidates or to support their campaign visit the Real Men Wear Pink campaign website at www.makingstrideswalk.org/realmeneriePA
We believe that everyone with breast cancer should have support.
That's why the American Cancer Society is so determined to be here for the survivors, the patients,
the caregivers, and the millions saved through early detection.
Help raise funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research, life-saving education, and critical patient services by walking in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Making Strides of Erie.
Get ready to join more than one million volunteers nationwide. When you sign up, fundraise, and participate in one of our noncompetitive, three- to five-mile walks, you will be there to support every person affected by breast cancer.
We walk to make sure that anyone touched by this disease has a hand to hold. So give us yours by taking the first steps in supporting this year's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.
You can start a team, or keep your team going. And keep raising awareness and donations.
Begin today! The sooner we start, the farther we'll go.
Join us now.
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