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Austin Peay State University Breast Cancer 5k Supports Relay For Life

 

Written by Kathleen Evans

American Cancer Society

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On April 5th, more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters braved the chill of early spring for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University.

With proceeds earmarked for breast cancer treatment and research, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is very fortunate for the continued support of Austin Peay State University and for the community for participation in the Breast Cancer 5k since the Relay For Life effort supports the battle against all forms of cancer.

4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Kathleen Evans)

4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Kathleen Evans)

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Austin Peay State University to participate in Coaches vs Cancer Awareness weekend

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University and men’s head basketball coach Dave Loos will join more than 4,000 basketball coaches from across the country as they lace up for the fight against cancer and step out of their loafers, oxfords, and wingtips and into sneakers during games as part of Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Awareness Weekend, set for January 24th-26th.

APSU participates in Coaches vs Cancer weekend. (APSU Sports)

APSU participates in Coaches vs Cancer weekend. (APSU Sports)

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Clarksville Athletic Club Stands Strong for Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Supports ACS and Challenges More Community Involvement

Clarksville Athletic ClubClarksville, 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 Athletic Club donates $800.00 to Breast Cancer Research.

Clarksville Athletic Club donates $800.00 to Breast Cancer Research.

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Go Commando Donates Over $50,000 To Charitable Organizations

 

Go Commando Half Marathon and 5kClarksville, 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.

Fort Campbell Historical Foundation check was accepted by Robert Nichols. From L to R: Channel Lemon, Race Director; Christy Batts, CDE Lightband; Robert Nichols; Jessica Goldberg, Race Director.

Fort Campbell Historical Foundation check was accepted by Robert Nichols. From L to R: Channel Lemon, Race Director; Christy Batts, CDE Lightband; Robert Nichols; Jessica Goldberg, Race Director.

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American Cancer Society Relay For Life Kickoff Rally on October 1st at Clarksville’s Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center

 

Relay for LifeClarksville, 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.

Montgomery County's 2013 Relay for Life

Montgomery County’s 2013 Relay for Life

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Rain didn’t dampen the kickoff of 2013 Montgomery County Relay For Life

 

Montgomery County Relay for LifeClarksville, 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.

Montgomery County Relay for Life's 2013 Relay for Life

Montgomery County Relay for Life’s 2013 Relay for Life

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APSU Breast Cancer Awareness 5K raises $3,375 to American Cancer Society

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, 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.

Henderson Hill III (center), director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center at APSU, and Lauren Wilkinson (right), assistant director of the APSU University Recreation, present a check to Jerri Rule, community representative with the American Cancer Society. The proceeds are from the annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K held April 13th on the main APSU campus. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Henderson Hill III (center), director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center at APSU, and Lauren Wilkinson (right), assistant director of the APSU University Recreation, present a check to Jerri Rule, community representative with the American Cancer Society. The proceeds are from the annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K held April 13th on the main APSU campus. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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Montgomery County Relay For Life “Racing for a Cure”

 

Family-friendly Activities for All Ages

Relay for LifeClarksville, 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.

Public Invite displayed at the intersection of Old Farmers Old and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Public Invite displayed at the intersection of Old Farmers Old and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

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Relay For Life Supports Austin Peay State University Breast Cancer 5k and Survivors Dinner

 

Relay for LifeClarksville, 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.

Relay For Life Leadership Team take a break before the start of the Breast Cancer 5k--Paul Farley, Brittnye Davis Farley, Online Chair, Cydney Miller, Event Co-Chair and Kathleen Evans, Promotions Chair. (Photo by Henderson Hill)

Relay For Life Leadership Team take a break before the start of the Breast Cancer 5k–Paul Farley, Brittnye Davis Farley, Online Chair, Cydney Miller, Event Co-Chair and Kathleen Evans, Promotions Chair. (Photo by Henderson Hill)

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Austin Peay State University announces 3rd annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, 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.

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