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Susan G. Komen WNY Race for the Cure® Kick-Off Luncheon

Susan G. Komen WNY Race for the Cure® Kick-Off Luncheon

 Determined to save lives and end breast cancer forever, the Western New York Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® will host their Kick-Off Luncheon for the 11th Annual Susan G. Komen Western New York Race for the Cure on Wednesday, April 6th, 12 pm at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  

The 2011 Komen WNY Race for the Cure will take place on June 11th in Delaware Park; over 8,000 are expected to attend this year’s race.  As a part of the Kick-Off Luncheon the Komen WNY Affiliate will officially award 8 grants totaling $431,858 to community programs providing breast cancer services in the Western New York area.

“To meet needs right here in our community, this year’s grant slate specifically addresses the underserved population in Western New York” said Jackie Mordaunt, Executive Director of the WNY Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

National Start! Walking Day is April 6th!

National Start! Walking Day is April 6th!

National Start! Walking Day is April 6th!  The American Heart Association asks all American’s to become physically active by walking. Everyone is encouraged to bring their sneakers to work and take at least 30 minutes out of their day to get up and walk. It’s a great way to start your journey towards a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Take a stand against heart disease and take a walk for 30 minutes next Wednesday, April 6th.