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Faces of the Walk – This Walk is Your Walk

The 9th Annual Community Walk for Breast Cancer is on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley, New York at 9 AM. Online registration ends at midnight Thursday, 9/29 (see below for online registration). But if you miss the deadline, you can still register at the event on Sunday – arrive at 9 AM.

Walker and Sponsor
Barbara Dudley, Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate“I love to walk at the Miles of Hope Community Walk for Breast Cancer every year! My colleagues and I from Houlihan Lawrence get a team together and walk in honor and memory of friends, family and neighbors. Our corporate office sponsors the event. We do something good for our community while getting exercise on a beautiful fall day.” – Barbara Dudley, Brokerage Manager, East Fishkill office, Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate

Fund Raiser
“I am happy to donate the money from the Mother’s Day baseball event hosted by my son’s travel team, the Orange County Bombers-Blue. Please accept our heartfelt thanks for all the hard work the foundation does to assist and support those women and families affected by breast cancer.”  Michael Colotti, Newburgh, NY

Road Markers
St. Francis Hospital road markers Cathy Varunok, Miles of Hope Co-Founder and Occupational Therapist at VBMC and St. Francis hospitals was honored at the Community Walk for Breast Cancer by her Movement in Dance Class in 2010.

Last day to order road markers: Thursday September 22. Order a road marker now.

Recipient
“Last year, Miles of Hope paid for my transportation to and from my chemotherapy. I would not have been able to get to my treatment without this money. God Bless you all.”
Rita, Mamaroneck, NY

Recipient
scholarship recipient“I was thrilled to receive the 2011 Miles of Hope scholarship. I am currently in college in Boston studying theatre and dance and feeling very grateful for your support. When my mother died of breast cancer, I was unsure of the path my life would take, and now I feel I am on a course for success and happiness. Thank you!” – Victoria Arico

2011 Honoree
“Life is what you make it. I feel you have to have hope and love.”

Lucille Chiocchi, breast cancer survivor and 2011 honoree for the Community Walk for Breast Cancer

Teamwork
Dori Kerner, St. Francis Hospital nurse“Last year we had 76 people walking and we won the prize for the team with the most walkers. We all had such a great time that this year we are going to have twice that many!”   Dori Kerner, St. Francis Hospital nurse

Community Walk for Breast Cancer Sunday October 2

Walk Registration: $25 – click to register for the Walk

Road Marker $150 in honor or memory of someone [order a Road Marker now] Last day to order a road marker: Thursday Sept 22

T-Shirt Sponsor: $500 – (Company name on official Walk t-shirt)

Event Sponsor: $1000 – (Company name on official Walk t-shirt and all pre-Walk publicity

Donate any amount. To sponsor a team or individual, click “Search” at the top of the donation page.

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