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The results from the 2015 Hudson Valley Community Walk for Breast Cancer are in and the big winners are Barry Rothfeld and Team Shari! Barry Rothfeld, publisher emeritus of the Poughkeepsie Journal, raised $3,500 for his daughter’s team, Team Shari, which won for team with the most walkers at 53.
The team which raised the most was Peachy Keen at $6,300 and Team Shari was a close second with $5,400 with Team Boobylicious coming in 3rd with $5,100. Rounding out the list is Rockin’ Rays of Hope with $2,200, and Spack for a Cure with $1,840.
“Thank you to everyone who participated and especially to those who decided to go above and beyond the call by their stellar fund raising!” exclaimed Miles of Hope Executive Director, Pari Forood.
Second place in individual fund raising was Emmy Josephs with $2,600 raised. Emmy is a former Walk Honoree and a Miles of Hope star volunteer. Third place goes to Jasmin Alvarez with $2,400. Special thanks to Renee Audette ($1,580) and Debbie Zocchi ($1,240).
The 13th Annual Hudson Valley Community Walk for Breast Cancer will take place at James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley, NY on October 4, 2015, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Hundreds are expected to join breast cancer survivors, their families and friends to honor and remember all those affected by the disease in the Hudson Valley. The Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation, which organizes the event, is a regional charity with a mission to fund support services and outreach for people affected by breast cancer within the eight counties of the Hudson Valley, NY. Continue reading Honoree Named for Hudson Valley Breast Cancer Walk