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Making Strides of Greater Lakes

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Registration: 8:30 a.m. Walk: 10:00 a.m.

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Opechee Park
915 N Main St, Laconia, NH Map it

19 teams and 58 participants have raised $3,586.75

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations



We officially kicked off Strides Season on August 2nd! If you didn't come pick up your Team Leader Kit and Fundraising Materials, be sure to request them by contacting

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photo booth collage

We had a blast using the Photo Booth at the annual Kick-Off Mixer held on August 2nd! 

rock activity

One of our kick-off activities was to write inspiriational words on rocks to bring the the Breast Care Center at Speare Memorial! These are meant for breast cancer survivors to carry with them through their trials and tribulations during treatment! 

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.

Follow us on Facebook! Check out our two new favorite weekly posts: 'Why I Walk Wednesday' where participants will be featured each Wednesday with the reasons they choose to walk with us, and 'Fundraising Friday' to provide tips and tricks for fundraising so we can all meet our goals!

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 Greater Lakes.

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.

Sponsor our event
Our Making Strides walk offers a unique opportunity to reach passionate participants in our community. As a Making Strides sponsor, you will help support the American Cancer Society in working to create a world free from the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer.


Volunteer at our event
You're just a quick step from volunteering to support the Making Strides walk! None of this would be possible without dedicated volunteers donating their time and talent. Walk with the American Cancer Society volunteer family, and you will help us to end the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer.

Event Details

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At our Making Strides walk, you can share in an inspiring mix of passion and purpose - exceptional courage of survivors, meaningful tributes to loved ones lost, and collective determination to raise funds to help finish the fight! Be sure to check often leading up to our event for important event-day details.

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Top Participants
  1. Pink Powerhouse Making Strides Donor Diane Skilling - $385.00
  2. Pink Powerhouse Vicki Fournier - $265.00
  3. Fabulous Fundraiser Making Strides Donor Diane LaBrie - $240.25

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. 16 Years and Now an Angel - $1,771.75
  2. Keepsake Quilting Cut-Ups - $560.00
  3. The 'Di'-Namics - $535.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  School Challenge       ($100.00)
  2 -  Meredith Village Savings Bank       ($50.00)


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(603) 471-4148

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