Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization offering free, confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, has pre-registration hours at their office for their 17th Annual Support-A-Walk.
From now until September 16, the Support Connection office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Extended registration hours for the Support-A-Walk are as follows: Weekdays, Sept. 19 through Sept. 30, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop in during those hours with questions, to register or to make donations: Support Connection, 40 Triangle Center, Suite 100, Yorktown Heights, NY. For information or registration by phone, call 914-962-6402.
Pre-registration can also be done online at www.supportconnection.org <http://www.supportconnection.org/> . Pre-registration is strongly recommended. In 2010, there were close to 10,000 people at FDR Park for the Support-A-Walk.
The Support-A-Walk, which will take place on Sunday, October 2, 2011 (rain or shine) at FDR Park, Route 202, Yorktown Heights, NY, is held to increase awareness of breast and ovarian cancer, and to raise funds for Support Connection’s free support services for those living with breast and ovarian cancer. It was started seventeen years ago by local residents. Each year, thousands of people take part in this spirited, uplifting event.
All are welcome to participate in the Support-A-Walk. Families, friends, co-workers and teams of walkers are invited to walk together. Individuals are also welcome to participate. Pre-registration is encouraged. For those unable to attend, donations are still accepted.
Proceeds benefit Support Connection’s free, confidential breast and ovarian cancer support services. To learn more about these services, please call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290, or visit www.supportconnection.org <http://www.supportconnection.org/> .
PHOTO CAPTION: Thousands of people from all across the tri-state area come to FDR Park in Yorktown Heights each year to be part of the Annual Support-A-Walk for breast and ovarian cancer.