Upcoming Events to Benefit the American Cancer Society


THE SIDEWALK PROFITS ARE COMING TO THE AREA IN JUST A FEW WEEKS. WE HAVE SOME OTHER FUN EVENTS COMING UP TO BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY. THANK YOU, FOR BEING HERE. WE WERE JUST TALKING ABOUT HOW IT WAS SO COLD YESTERDAY BUT WE ALL POWERED THROUGH IT. SO BEFORE WE GET TO ALL OF THE THINGS THAT YOU HAVE PLANNED, LET’S TALK ABOUT WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT FOR YOU. WILL THIS IS MY NORMALLY MINORITY AWARENESS MONTH. OVER 600,000 PEOPLE WILL PASS AWAY FROM COUNTER CANCER THIS YEAR. AND THAT IS JUST UNBELIEVABLE. IT HAS DECLINED A LOT BUT A LOT OF THE DUST THAT WE ARE SEEING BECAUSE PEOPLE DON’T HAVE THE EDUCATION AROUND THIS. SO WE ARE WORKING TO IMPROVE EDUCATION AND SO THAT PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT THE WITH — IT IS JUST FANTASTIC. AND THE TOP THREE CANCERS IN BOTH CAUCASIAN AND AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE LONG,:AND PROSTATE . AND IN HISPANICS WE DON’T SEE THAT. WE SEE THEIRS IN HIS STOMACH, LIVER AND CERVIX. SO WE ARE LOOKING AT HOUCK WE CAN MAKE A BIGGER IMPACT. SPECIFICALLY HERE IN NORTH TENNESSEE. HOW CAN WE REACH OUT TO PEOPLE AND HELP PEOPLE FEEL COMFORTABLE. IF YOU NEED A SCREENING, WE ARE GOING TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE TAKING CARE OF. DON’T BE AFRAID ABOUT IF YOU DON’T HAVE INSURANCE. THAT IS ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS THAT YOU DO AT AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY. YOU HAVE MANY GREAT RESOURCES. AND IN ORDER TO PROVIDE THOSE RESOURCES YOU NEED FUNDRAISERS AND EVENTS. LET’S START WITH THE SIDEWALK PROPHETS. THIS IS THERE 10th ANNIVERSARY VISIT. IT IS ONLY $15 AND WE ARE SUPER EXCITED ABOUT THAT. IT IS THE KICKOFF OF THE FESTIVAL OF HOPE. YOU CAN GET YOUR TICKETS THROUGH FACEBOOK OR BY CONTACTING ME. AND THEN MAY 11 IS A BIG DAY ACROSS THE REGION. THAT’S RIGHT. WE ARE KICKING OFF THE RELAY FOR LIFE. THERE IS ONE AT ROGERS PARK FROM 10 AM UNTIL 2 PM. THERE IS SO MUCH GOING ON WITH THE COMMUNITY. SO IF PEOPLE WANT TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE RELAY FOR LIFE OR THE SIDEWALK PROPHETS OR FIND OUT ABOUT THE RESOURCES THAT YOU OFFER, HOW CAN THEY GET MORE INFORMATION. 24 HOURS A DAY SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AT CANCER.ORG. OR YOU CAN LOOK US UP ON FACEBOOK. WE WILL HELP YOU. THANK YOU, JESSICA, FOR COMING IN.

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