Friday, May 25, 2012

Survivor's Day 5k - Cancer Association of Darke County

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!! We need more people to register!!! National Cancer Survivors Day is fast approaching. On Saturday, June 2nd at 8:30am, Darke County will be joining communities around the world in a celebration of life. The Cancer Association of Darke County is sponsoring its 7th annual Survivor’s Day 5K. This event will take place in the Greenville City Park, at Shelter #3.

You can register by calling the Cancer Association at 937-548-9960, or stop by the Cancer Association office at 209 East 4th Street in Greenville. Lunch is provided to all survivors. You may also register at the event itself on June 2nd. Registration begins at 8:30 AM with the walk beginning at 9:00 AM. Everyone is encouraged to register and bring pledges; all necessary forms may be picked up at the CADC office. All money raised is used to help Darke County cancer patients.

The Cancer Association of Darke County exists to provide support for people in Darke County that have been diagnosed with cancer. The Cancer Association reimburses their patients for expenses including: mileage, medication, medical supplies, and nutritional supplementation. Our organization also offers a monthly support group, a volunteer driver program, free wigs and head coverings for cancer patients, educational materials for the prevention and early detection of all cancers, information booths at various Darke County events, and speakers for groups interested in learning more about our organization. The Cancer Association also makes one yearly donation to an accredited research organization that works with Darke County residents. The Cancer Association is an independent non-profit organization that exists because of donations from people just like you! The Cancer Association of Darke County is not affiliated with the American Cancer Society and does not receive donations or financial assistance from their organization. For more information about the Cancer Association of Darke County, please call the office at 937-548-9960.

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