Topic: American Cancer Society
Supports ACS and Challenges More Community Involvement
Clarksville, TN – Although Breast Cancer Awareness Month has come and gone this year, the struggle for survivors, caregivers, families and friends, and the need for support continue year round. Breast Cancer awareness is not just for the month of October at the Clarksville Athletic Club (CAC).
In fact, “we give all year long and are very proud of it, and this month we donated $800.00 for this wonderful cause in helping to find a cure for Breast Cancer.” stated Cheryl Berardo, Retention Director. As a community we all have responsibility for health (fitness) and wellness.
Clarksville, TN – The Go Commando Half Marathon & 5k, powered by CDE Lightband, announced Tuesday they would donate over $50,000 to local non-profits and community organizations.
The largest recipients, the Clarksville Area YMCA and the Fort Campbell Historical Foundation, were both on hand to accept donations of $15,000 each. Christy Batts, Broadband Division Manager for the Clarksville Department of Electricity, was also in attendance to present the checks to the recipients.
American Cancer Society Relay For Life Kickoff Rally on October 1st at Clarksville’s Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center
Clarksville, TN – On October 1st, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® campaign of Montgomery County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.
In addition to a delicious meal and fellowship with some of Clarksville’s finest volunteers, the rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefited from funds raised at Relay, will honor cancer survivors, will recognize this past year’s participating teams and their contributions toward this effort, and the award-winning step team from West Creek High School will perform.
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Relay for Life held the kickoff for the 2013 Relay for Life yesterday at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center Soccer Field. Hundreds of Cancer Survivors along with community members gathered to raise funds to help the American Cancer Society seek a cure for cancer.
Relay for life is the world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, and truly shows that one person, one idea can make a huge difference.
Clarksville, TN – On an early Saturday morning April 13th, more than 200 runners joined forces to race in the Breast Cancer Awareness 5K race organized by a number of offices at Austin Peay State University.
Some of them walked away with top finisher awards, but all of them played a part in raising $3,375 to the American Cancer Society.
Family-friendly Activities for All Ages
Clarksville, TN – Just as the effects of a challenging economy are felt by families in every community, cancer, too, has a far-reaching impact.
No matter how the stock market is performing or what the current unemployment rate may be, there are still many people battling a cancer diagnosis and many others who are lending support alongside loved ones every day.
Clarksville, TN – On April 13th, in the midst of more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters members of the Relay For Life Leadership joined the Breast Cancer 5k effort at Austin Peay State University.
Leadership Team members Karen Davis, Brittnye Farley, Paul Farley and Cydney Miller volunteered to assist with guiding and encouraging the runners and walkers on the 5k route.
Clarksville, TN – The third annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K will be held Saturday, April 13th in front of the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center on the Austin Peay State University campus.
Registration is available online through www.Active.com or on race day beginning at 6:30am.
The race will start at 8:00am. A one-mile fun run also will begin at 8:30am. «Read the rest of this article»
The Clarksville Athletic Club donates $1,500 to the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Athletic Club, while promoting wellness and fitness with conventional fitness equipment and activity, extends its message of overall wellness to giving back to the community by supporting women’s health during the month of October raising awareness of Breast Cancer.
The Clarksville Athletic Club involved its patrons in the Breast Cancer effort with the signature ribbon color (pink) while promoting fitness and commitment to giving back to the community.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy is providing its students a well-rounded education beyond the boundaries of the classroom and exposes its students to service learning and fundraising ethics at the elementary school level. These students are learning at an early age the value of selfless service and the ability to make a difference by working together in support of a worthy cause.
During December 2012, instead of giving attention to holiday gifting, toys and game systems, a group of third graders began making paper airplanes and paper footballs, selling them for $1.00 and $2.00 each and telling patrons that the money was going to Breast Cancer Awareness.
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