BAR - A IN S BELMAR TO HOLD FUNDRAISER FOR THE 2008 PHILADELPHIA BREAST CANCER 3-DAY
Released on: July 10, 2008, 7:02 am
Press Release Author: Orla Mejia - Live For Pink, Inc.
Industry: Non Profit
Press Release Summary: Summer Bash Against Breast Cancer. New Jersey Walkers Encourages Local Residents to Help Raise Funds to Fight Breast Cancer
Press Release Body: [BELMAR, NJ - July 10, 2008] - LIVE FOR PINK, INC will be holding a fundraiser at Bar A on August 2, 2008 to raise money for the Philadelphia Breast Cancer 3-Day. The Live For Pink team of seventeen walkers and crew members is joining thousands of other dedicated women and men for Philadelphia Breast Cancer 3-Day, a 60-mile walk benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure and National Philanthropic Trust. In order to participate, each walker must train for the event and commit to raising a minimum of $2,200. The team has a goal of $30,900.
"Many walkers raise more than the minimum. In fact, event organizers report the average amount raised is $2,900," said Charlotte Shutes, a team member who lost her sister to breast cancer last year. "With this fundraiser, we hope to exceed our fundraising goal. I know with Komen for the Cure and National Philanthropic Trust as beneficiaries, I'm helping to ensure funding is available for important research and community outreach programs."
Date: August 2, 2008 Time: 2 PM - 7PM Location: BAR A, South Belmar (Lake Como)
This event will have three fantasic cover bands, a silent auction with some amazing items up for bid, and happy hour drink prices. Admission is $20.00 per person. 100% of all the proceeds will go to the Philly Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk.
For more information visit www.liveforpink.org
"I decided to participate in the Breast Cancer 3-Day because my sister lost her life to breast cancer and I wanted to do something bold to help fight the disease - and what better way than to set a goal to accomplish something challenging and rewarding," said Shutes. "I look forward to marching through the streets of Philadelphia with thousands of others as we raise awareness and funds for the breast cancer movement."
Taking place in 14 cities nationwide, the Breast Cancer 3-Day is a three-day, 60-mile walk that provides an opportunity to educate tens of thousands of people about breast health, including the importance of early detection. Breast Cancer 3-Day participants commit to raising a minimum of $2,200 and walking an average of 20 miles a day during each three-day event. Proceeds from the Breast Cancer 3-Day are used for breast cancer research, education, and community outreach programs. As the primary beneficiary of the
Visit www.liveforpink.org to purchase your tickets for the benefit and to learn more about Team Live For Pink.
Web Site: http://www.liveforpink.org
Contact Details: Live For Pink, Inc. Orla Mejia P.O. Box 19 Kingston, NJ 08528