Hundreds make strides against breast cancer in South Burlington

Hundreds make strides against breast cancer in South Burlington


3 AND THANKS FOR JOINING US ON THIS SUNDAY… I’M SPENCER CONLIN. LET’S WASTE NO TIME AND GET RIGHT TO IT… 3 SPENCER WE BEGIN TONIGHT WITH COMMUNITY MATTERS… STEPPING OUT FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY… TO RAISE AWARENESS — AND áMONEY — IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ONE OF THE MOST COMMON FORMS OF THE DISEASE. SEVERAL HUNDRED PEOPLE WERE DOING THAT IN SOUTH BURLINGTON TODAY. AND LOCAL 22’S MIKE HOEY WAS THERE. 3 YOU COULD SEE PLENTY OF PEOPLE IN PINK AT THE MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK OF NORTHERN VERMONT.BUT A GROUP FROM 3 THE WINOOSKI SCHOOL DISTRICT WAS WEARING GREEN.Jaycie Puttlitz; Wellness Coordinator, Winooski School District”It has affected our school recently. We’re doing this for a colleague, but we’re also doing this for the people in our lives that are affected by it. My family has had a run-in, and she beat it.” (:01 CHEER NATS)THE SOUTH BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY CHEERLEADING COACH…BROUGHT HER TEAM WITH HER.”They cheer the walkers as they go out, and then they cheer them on as they come in.”AND THE COACH HAS EVEN JOINED THE COMMITTEE ORGANIZING THE WALK.Lynn Kynoch; Making Strides Committee Member”For those who have lost people — family members, friends — to breast cancer, or if they’re survivors; we have a ton of survivors here, too. Anybody in general that you know that could be affected by breast cancer.”Mike Hoey”This particular Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk has been spreading a message of hope, and helping out the American Cancer Society, for more than a decade now.”SINCE 2008, THE NORTHERN VERMONT WALK HAS BECOME AN AUTUMN TRADITION.THE 12th ANNUAL EVENT… HAS RAISED MORE THAN 110-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN CORPORATE DONATIONS ALONE.”As communities come together — as our school community comes together — it’s important for everyone to be aware of everything that people are going through, whether it’s breast cancer or other things.” OUR STATION IS PROUD TO SPONSOR ‘MAKING STRIDES’. LAUREN MALONEY, AND MARY CENCI FROM STAR 92-POINT-9, SERVED AS EMCEES.MIKE HOEY, LOCAL 22/44 NEWS, SOUTH BURLINGTON. 3 SPENCER 3 THIS YEAR’S WALK HAS RAISED A TOTAL OF A áQUARTER MILLIONá DOLLARS. THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ALSO SAYS ONE IN EVERY EIGHT WOMEN… AND ABOUT ONE IN EVERY 850 áMEN IN THE U-S… WILL BE DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER IN THEIR LIFETIME. 3 SPENCER WE HAVE NEW DETAILS TONIGHT ON THE SHOOTING YESTERDAY DURING A WEDDING AT THE NEW ENGLAND PENTECOSTAL CHURCH IN IN

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