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Making strides against breast cancer

  • Sunday, October 04, 2015
  • 8:00 AM
  • DCR Hatch Shell

Dear IMANE members,

 

IMANE team is participating in Breast Cancer Walk "Making Strides Against BreastCancer" along with many other teams from New England. This 2 or 5 mile walk is organized by American Cancer Society on October 4, 2015, starting at 8 am at Hatch Shell, Boston followed by live entertainment program on the Hatch stage at 11am. 

I have registered our organization for the walk as well as for donations at 'Making Strides of Boston' by American Medical Society website under the Team  Name 'Indian Medical Association of New England', with a goal to raise $1000 or more & with a kick off donation from my side. So let's try to reach this goal or more for this great cause...

 

Please join us either for the walk or donate as much as you can under our Team Name or Both! I have also included program details here for your convenience. For more details or to donate, please click at the link below to go to our team page at the American CancerSociety website. 

http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=70168&pg=team&team_id=1889391  

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are the largest network of breast cancerawareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities with a shared determination to finish the fight against breast cancer. Passionate walk participants raise critical funds that enable the American Cancer Society to fund groundbreaking breastcancer research; provide free, comprehensive information and support to those touched bybreast cancer; and help people take steps to reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it is most treatable.

Thank You,

Seema Arora,MD

President, IMANE

 

Making Strides of Boston

 

Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015

 

Event time: 8 a.m. Registration / Start 8 a.m. walk

 

Walk Length: 2-or-5 mile course

 

Location: DCR Hatch Shell, 47 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02108

 

Event Website: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/MakingStridesAgainstBreastCancer/MSABCCY15NE?pg=entry&fr_id=70168

 Making Strides

 

8 a.m. – Check-in opens

 

If you have registered online: Online participants, even though you already signed up, please stop by the check-in tent to turn in additional cash/check donations.

 

If you have not registered online: Please come to the check-in area to complete a paper registration form. Turn in your completed form along with any donations.


*Please note that there is a separate online registration tent and general registration tent.

 

Donations: Please bring any cash donations, checks or credit cards to the check-in area.

 

Start 8 a.m. – Walk starts

Making Strides

 

Making Strides of Boston, our noncompetitive, 2-or-5 mile walk begins at Start 8 a.m.. Be sure your team gathers at the start line prior to Start 8 a.m..

 

Where to meet your team: Details on the best place to meet your team are coming soon!

 

Walk route: Please see the above map for the walk route and water stations.

 

For survivors and caregivers

 

Survivor check-in: Survivors, please check in when you arrive at the walk. Please fill out a paper registration form or sign up online.

 

Survivor tent: If you are a breast cancer survivor, please stop by the Survivor Tent! You can access information about the American Cancer Society's programs and services. Each survivor will receive a special gift (one gift per survivor).

 

Entertainment

You won't want to miss the fabulous lineup of entertainment planned at the walk! Starting at 11 a.m. join us for live entertainment on the stage of the Hatch.

Making Strides

 

Things to know

 

Merchandise: Visit our Merchandise Tent, opening at 8 a.m., for some great Making Strides apparel and other items! A limited number of event T-shirts will be available. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

 

What to Wear: The event will take place rain or shine, so be sure to  check the weather forecast and appropriately.

 

Pets/Bicycles: Pets and bicycles are not permitted at the event. Wheelchairs, wagons, strollers, and walkers are welcome

 

After the walk: Our event is not a race and walkers do not need to complete the entire walk if unable. The walk concludes when the final walker crosses the finish line. Upon finishing the walk, please come and enjoy the stage program and visit out information tents.

Making Strides

Sponsors

 

Thank you to our 2015 Event Sponsors! If you’d like to look into sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sasha Vaut at  Sasha.Vaut@Cancer.org or 508-270-4706.

 

Why do you walk? Maybe you walk in honor of a breast cancer survivor – the memory of their journey still fresh in your mind. Maybe you lost a loved one to breast cancer and you are walking in their memory. Maybe the memories of your own breast cancer experience motivate your efforts. Or maybe you walk to make sure no one ever has to hear the words “you have breast cancer.”

Whatever your motivation, when you join our family of supporters, you help the American Cancer Society finish the fight against breast cancer. Because of the  dollars you raise and the steps you take, the American Cancer Society is able to help those touched by breast cancer in every community today and work to find cures to end the disease tomorrow.

 

Mailing Address:

American Cancer Society 
ATTN: Making Strides of Boston, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701

 

Questions?  Contact Sasha Vaut BostonMAStrides@cancer.org 1.800.227.2345 or view Online Help


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