Kick-off for Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Poughkeepsie Journal Courtyard Sept. 10, 2015

october-awareness-logo-medCome to the Press Conference and Kick-off for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 2015. This free event will take place on September 10 at 11:30 AM in the Poughkeepsie Journal Building courtyard, 85 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation has sponsored this for a number of years, and it is popular. The local charity’s Executive Director, Pari Forood, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, Dr. Kari Reiber and NY State Senator Sue Serino will be making brief remarks. Senator Serino will also present a check to the Foundation Co-Founders for breast cancer support programs funded in a Senate bill which she sponsored.

Afterwards the elected officials and Miles of Hope volunteers and breast cancer survivors will walk around the block surrounding the city municipal buildings to illustrate the benefits of exercise and adoption of a healthy lifestyle to reduce cancer risk.

All elected officials are invited to attend as well as all members of the public.

The 13th annual Hudson Valley Community Walk for Breast Cancer will be held Sunday, October 4, 2015 at James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley, NY. More about the Walk.

Update Sept 10: Here is a video of the event!