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Connecticut Politics

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IKEA Celebrates 10 Years in New Haven With Giveaways this Weekend

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History

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Plans to Turn Wallace Stevens' House Into a Museum Have Fallen Through

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Education

Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

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Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

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Breast Cancer Alliance "9th Annual WALK FOR HOPE"

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Apr 27, 2014
10:30 am until 12:00 pm

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Breast Cancer Alliance

(Breast Cancer Alliance

9th Annual WALK FOR HOPE

EVENT DATE:

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Starting/Ending at Richards of Greenwich, 359 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT

Greenwich, Conn. – April 1, 2014) -- Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA), founded in 1996, holds an annual Walk for Hope, a commemorative walk down Greenwich Avenue, honoring and remembering loved ones who have battled this disease. The Breast Cancer Alliance is one of the largest private non-corporate breast cancer organizations in the U.S. Breast Cancer Alliance has awarded over $19 million in grants supporting its mission to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure. To promote these goals, the organization invests in innovative research, breast surgery fellowships, regional education, dignified support and screening for the uninsured and underserved.

WHEN: Sunday, April 27, 2014

10:30 a.m. Check-in, Health Fair Opens, Music by Shine Events & Complimentary Breakfast      Courtesy of Z Hospitality

11:00 a.m.  Welcome & Walk

12:00 p.m.  Health Fair & Refreshments Courtesy of PepsiCo Continue

WHERE:  Richards, 359 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 

WHAT: One-Mile Walk starting up Mason Street, returning via Greenwich Avenue

WHO: Co-Chairs: Caroline Brecker, Nicole Ewing, Julie Genovese

  Grand Marshall: Trisha Goddard of NBC Universal’s syndicated talk show “Trisha”

BCA President: Sharon Phillips

BCA Executive Director: Yonni Wattenmaker

 

TO REGISTER: To register visit: bca.donorpages.com/WalkforHope2014/          

For information please contact:info@breastcanceralliance.org / 203-861-0014

For media inquiries please contact: Christine M. Biddle, Bonni Brodnick

Biddle & Bellidora Communications / 914-763-3843 christine@biddleandbellidora.com or bonni@biddleandbellidora.com                  

Cost TICKETS: $20 for adults - $10 for students (Children under 7 and dogs are free)
Location

Richards
359 Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorBreast Cancer Alliance
Phone914-763-3843
Contact nameChristine Biddle, Biddle & Bellidora Communication
Contact emailchristine@biddleandbellidora.com
Websitehttp://www.biddleandbellidora.com
Alternate Phone:: 9143299810

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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