Local Resident is Helping to Finish the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Photo Credit: American Cancer Society
Photo Credit: American Cancer Society
By Jessica Rabbitt.

Joan Ashlock of Andover recently attended the kickoff breakfast for the 21st annual American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in Boston at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.  She was joined by emcees Candy O’Terry of MAGIC 106.7 (far right) and Christa Delcamp of 7News on 7NBC and CW56 (far left). Also pictured with Joan is Shellie Dean (second from left) of Dorchester and Shellie Simons (center) of Sharon. Joan will be one of some 40,000 people helping to finish the fight against breast cancer Sunday, October 6 at the DCR Hatch Shell in Boston.  Making Strides in Boston, a five-mile fundraising walk, will unite the community to honor and celebrate breast cancer survivors, educate about the importance of prevention and early detection, and raise funds to support groundbreaking research to find, prevent, treat, and cure breast cancer; ensure access to mammograms for women who need them; and provide free resources and support to the one in two newly diagnosed women who turn to the Society for help and support.  2013 media partners are MAGIC 106.7 and 7News on 7NBC and CW56.  2013 Flagship Sponsors are Al Fresco All Natural, The Cumberland Gulf Group of Companies, MFS Investment Management, Inc., Siemens, The TJX Companies, Inc. and WeGotSoccer.  Join the American Cancer Society today to help finish the fight against breast cancer, call 1-800-227-2345, email strides_boston@cancer.org, or visitMakingStridesWalk.org/bostonma.


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