Posts tagged breast cancer

American Cancer Society needs help planning annual walk

   June 7, 2013 3:49 pm    0

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer committee needs volunteers to assist with the 2013 event. The 5K walk will be held on Oct. 5 at Perry Square in downtown Erie. Committee members are needed to help with various roles in planning the event, and day of event volunteers are needed to help with registration,…


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Linked By Pink BreastFest raises breast cancer awareness

   October 19, 2012 9:53 am    0

The Linked By Pink BreastFest 2012 will rock out to the music of local bands while raising awareness about breast cancer. This year’s event takes place on Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m at the Avalon Hotel. BreastFest 2012 features the music of local bands Cover Story and Thrist N Howl and Nashville recording artist…


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Walk or volunteer for breast cancer research

   September 4, 2012 10:26 am    0

Join the battle against breast cancer by volunteering at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Oct. 6. The walk will begin in Perry Square at 10 a.m. To participate in the walk, visit the American Cancer Society’s website. The walk depends on the work of volunteers who register, greet and direct walkers. Volunteers…


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Erie cancer nonprofit to host benefit concert

   August 6, 2012 12:41 pm    0

StringsforaCURE is hosting its Pickin’ on Cancer musical benefit on Sept. 15. The Heliotropes, Silverlight, Eric Brewer and Friends will perform at the benefit. The event will also include a silent auction of signed memorabilia, event T-Shirts, gift baskets and a raffle. The concert will run from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Brewerie at…


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Erie volunteers take a swing against breast cancer

   July 19, 2012 4:44 pm    1

Erie community members came out to support the Pa. Breast Cancer Coalition’s latest fundraiser. Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer was a homerun derby held on Thursday at the Jerry Uht Park. Teams of four were able to join for a donation of $500 and single batters could sign up for a $125 donation. The…


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