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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer rally at Tanger Outlets

By Staff | Apr 20, 2011

The Lee County American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer leadership team will host a Committee Rally on Thursday, April 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tanger Outlets, located at 20350 Summerlin Road, Suite 3150 in Fort Myers.

This event is free and open to individuals who desire to get involved with the Making Strides event. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a noncompetitive 5K walk uniting people of all ages with a common goal to fight breast cancer and save lives. The walk will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Tanger Outlets in Fort Myers.

Committee members are vital to the event’s success and are being sought for team recruitment, distribution, promotion, survivor zone, logistics and event execution.

“We are building our army of volunteers and are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our committee.” said Toni Sheppard, Event Chair. “Being a part of the Making Strides event gives us the power to fight back against breast cancer and make a difference.”

If you are interested in attending the rally, contact Toni Sheppard at 239-277-7144 ext. 13074 or e-mail her at tsheppard@paychex.com. You may also contact Darla Betzer, Associate Director, at the American Cancer Society, at 239-936-1113 ext. 117.

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Call ACS 24 hours a day at 1-800-ACS-2345.