Walkathon At FAU Benefits Cancer Research

Taking part in last year's event: Sydney Rimmer, Faith Brook, Lindsey Rocque.

Taking part in last year’s event: Sydney Rimmer, Faith Brook, Lindsey Rocque.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The 13th annual Champions for Cancer Research Walkathon is set for Saturday, March 16th at 8:30am on FAU’s Boca Raton Campus. It is a great way to get out, support cancer research, exercise, and speak with experts on the latest cancer-related breakthroughs.

Details from the Pap Corps:

The Pap Corps is on the move! The Champions for Cancer Research are gearing up for their 13thAnnual Walkathon and Health Fair, which takes place at FAU’s Boca Raton campus on Saturday, March 16th at 8:30 a.m. Another Step Closer is this year’s theme, as the Corps celebrates the incredible strides that have been made in cancer research.
The entire community is invited to this all-volunteer organization’s biggest yearly fundraiser. The $20 ticket includes muffins, coffee, t-shirt, live entertainment and the opportunity to confer with leading cancer doctors. Visit www.papcorps.org to register online.
Each and every year, The Pap Corps donates millions of dollars to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Over the past 13 years the Walkathon has included innumerable inspiring cancer survivors who are alive and thriving thanks to the incredible doctors and cutting-edge treatments available at Sylvester, South Florida’s only university-based cancer center. This Walkathon will once again feature a special “Ask the Doctor” section so guests can confer with leading specialists.
“This is our biggest fundraiser of the year,” said JoAnne Goldberg, Pap Corps president. “We encourage the entire community to help us move closer to our goal of creating a World WITHOUT Cancer. The Walkathon is open to everyone, not just Pap Corps members, so it is a wonderful opportunity to gather your friends, have a fun and inspiring morning, and learn more about our work raising research funds for ALL types of cancers.”
“We are so excited about this year’s Walkathon,” said event co-chairs Rita Seiff and Sheila Alper.

About The Pap Corps
The Pap Corps is the largest all-volunteer organization in the United States dedicated solely to funding research on all types of cancer. Since 1952, The Pap Corps has donated over 43 million dollars to cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. www.papcorps.org

 

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