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2012 Saint Clare's Eleventh Annual Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness to be Held September 23

Saint Clare's Eleventh Annual Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness to be Held September 23

5K Event Will Be Held at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall

DENVILLE, NJ – September 12, 2012 – The Saint Clare’s Foundation 2012 Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness will take place on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall in Rockaway, NJ sponsored by ADD Systems, TD Bank and WMTR/WDHA.  The 5K (3 mile) event, now in its eleventh year, supports breast cancer diagnosis and treatment at Saint Clare’s Health System.

“We are thankful to all those who have so generously supported Saint Clare’s in our efforts to put breast cancer on the run, directly benefiting the health of women in our area,” said Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness co-chair Karen Bott-Kelly. “The community can still participate with teams and collecting donations which will support the event on September 23.”

Rockaway Mayor Michael Dachisen will officiate at the Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness.  Registration begins at 7 a.m., and there will be a Survivor Recognition Ceremony beginning at 8 a.m.  The 5K Walk begins at 8:30 a.m., with a Pink Ribbon Cutting to kick-off the start of the 5K event at the starting location at the upper level parking lot near JC Penney.

In 2011, there were more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.  Saint Clare’s Foundation seeks to help increase this number through its annual Walk. Over the past ten years, the Walk has succeeded in raising more than $900,000 gross in support of Cancer Care at Saint Clare’s programs and services at Saint Clare's Health System.

To learn more about the 2012 Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness or to register a team, please visit www.saintclaresfoundation.org/walk.

 
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