Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month


MARGARET: OCTOBER IS BREAST
CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. WXII 12 IS PARTNERING WITH THE
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY TO
BETTER UNDERSTAND AND FIGHT THIS
SERIOUS DISEASE. KELLY HURLEY AND KAYLA COLLINS
ARE WITH US THIS AFTERNOON. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING
US. WE APPRECIATE IT. KELLY, LET’S START WITH YOU AND
TELL US ABOUT THE LOCAL EVENTS
THAT YOU ALL HAVE IN STORE.>>WE’RE EXCITED TO BE HERE. WE THANK YOU FOR HAVING US. OCTOBER IS A BUSY MONTH FOR THE
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY. WE HAVE TWO MAJOR THINGS
HAPPENING IN THE TRIAD. WE HAVE OUR MAKING STRIDES
AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK ON
OCTOBER 26th. CURRENTLY WE HAVE REAL MEN WEAR
PINK OF THE TRIAD EVENT. MARGARET: BRIAN WAS IN IT THIS
MORNING.>>HE WORE HIS PINK. THIS YEAR WE HAVE 17 MEN IN THE
TRIAD COMMIT TO WEARING PINK. THEY WILL USE THEIR PROFESSIONAL
PLATFORM TO HELP ADVANCE OUR
MISSION AND SHARE SOME THINGS
AND RAISE MINIMUM OF $2500 EACH
FOR A TRIAD GOAL OF $40,000. MARGARET: WE TRY TO HELP OUR MEN
LAST YEAR. SOME OF THEM DID PRETTY GOOD. KAYLA TELL US ABOUT MAKING
STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER.>>MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST
CANCER WALK IS HAPPENING ON
OCTOBER 26th AT COUNTRY PARK
IN GREENSBORO. THIS IS A NON-COMPETITIVE WALK. WE’RE LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS,
BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS,
FUNDRAISER TEAMS AND SPONSORS TO
GET INVOLVED. GOING TO BE A GREAT DAY. WE’RE HAVING A D.J., A LIVE BAND
SOME FOOD TRUCKS OUT THERE. WE REALLY ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO
COME OUT AND JOIN US. MARGARET: SOUNDS LIKE YOU GOT
ALL THE GOODS. CAN ANYONE PARTICIPATE?>>DEFINITELY. WE ENCOURAGE ANYONE TO COME OUT
AND WALK WITH US. MARGARET: TALK ABOUT THE REASONS
WHY FOLKS SHOULD PARTICIPATE.>>IT’S EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT
PEOPLE ARE GETTING INVOLVED AND
RAISING FUNDS AND AWARENESS FOR
BREAST CANCER RESEARCH. YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN YOU MIGHT
KNOW SOMEONE THAT’S DIAGNOSED
WITH BREAST CANCER. IT CAN BE YOURSELF, A FAMILY
MEMBER, LOVED ONE OR A FRIEND. FUNDS WITH THE AMERICAN CANCER
SOCIETY HELPED GROUNDBREAKING
RESEARCH FOR BREAST CANCER
INITIATIVES. IT’S IMPORTANT THAT WE’RE
GETTING INVOLVED NOW SO WE CAN
CREATE A FUTURE WITHOUT THIS
TERRIBLE DISEASE. MARGARET: HOW DO YOU SIGN UP?>>THE LINK IS GOING TO BE ON
THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN. GO TO OUR WEBSITE
MAKINGSTRIDES.ORG. YOU CAN SIGN UP TO FORM A TEAM
OR FUNDRAISING TEAM. YOU CAN INVITE ALL YOUR FRIENDS
TO JOIN US AND ASK FOR THAT
DONATION. WE’RE EXCITED AND HOPE THAT
EVERYONE WILL COME OUT THAT DAY. WXII 12 IS GOING TO HAVE A TEAM. WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT
DAY AND HAVING A G

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