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Paintsville community prepares for American Cancer Society walk

The American Cancer Society will host its first ever Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Paintsville on Saturday, October 26, 2013 in downtown Paintsville on Court Street. The Paintsville community is excited to host this event and have the opportunity to help finish the fight against breast cancer.

This inspiring 5K, family friendly, walk raises awareness and funds to help end breast cancer by supporting the Society’s efforts to find cures and support programs and services for all people facing the disease. Paintsville’s Making Strides walk is one of more than 300 events being held across the country this year.

Paintsville breast cancer survivor, Brenda Felty is excited about this event and her opportunity to walk. “I am thrilled that the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is taking place right here in my community. It has been a blast getting involved and raising money and awareness to help end breast cancer. I hope that this event will help to ensure that others will not have to go through the battle that I have been through. I hope it will bring us one step closer to a cure.”

Bring all your friends and family out to be part of Paintsville’s 1st Annual Making Strides Against Breast walk. There is no pre-registration or registration fee. Registration begins at 8:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am. This event is open to the public and volunteers are also needed to provide their time and talent to ensure this year’s Making Strides event is a success. To register, become a volunteer or for more information, call 606-325-8251 or visit www.makingstridespaintsville.org.

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