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Latinas Contra Cancer Mother's Day Weekend Walk in North San Jose / Alviso

Monday, April 11, 2011

Press release from the issuing company

Latinas Contra Cancer, Santa Clara County, California, is pleased to announce the seventh annual 'Latinas Contra Cancer Walk Against Cancer' this year moving to scenic Alviso Marina County Park, Alviso, California, Saturday May 7, 2011 7:30am-2pm.

The goal is to build the biggest FREE hands-on health festival in the Bay Area and educate the public about cancer. Everybody is Welcome - Walk 2 miles from the Alviso Marina through Alviso in commemoration of those who lost their battle and a celebration of survivorship. Then enjoy the health fair.

Gates open at 7:30am for walk registration. The 2 mile walk through Alviso kicks off at 9am.

Followed by the Health Fair - Walk through the Giant Colon, an interactive walk-through display that lets you see the difference between a healthy and a cancerous colon.

Musical Entertainment, Farmers Market, Kayak Rides.

Raffle of 4 bikes for one family. Tickets are $5 dollars - Receive 1 raffle ticket free for a chance to win our $500 Surprise Box when you register to Walk

More than 100 nonprofit groups and vendors are expected to attend the health fair, demonstrating hands-on science & technology, exotic animals, accessible activities, healthy food vendors, live entertainment. Clowns and face painters, healthy food and refreshments for participants. The festival will also serve as an exciting Farmer's Market with vendors providing free samples and demonstrating their services & merchandise onsite.

Cost to walk - $25 Adults - $15 Youth, Teens & Seniors over 63 - Free Children 5 and under (T-Shirts $5). Walkers can also raise donations for their walk online. Cost to attend healthfair: FREE

Individual and corporate monetary and in-kind donations and sponsorships are needed and welcome.

For more details, to register to walk or volunteer, or to register for booth space, or to sponsor, please visit our website: http://www.latinascontracancer.org/events.html

Or call (408) 280-0811 or email lccoffice@yahoo.org

2011 Sponsors and Donors - Sobrato Development Companies Dedicated to Abby Sobrato, Center for Employment Training, Mi Pueblo, Zanker Recycling and Landfill, HP, and many more.

Supporters - Dave Cortese, Supervisor, Santa Clara County, Kansen Chu, Councilmember, City of San Jose, The City of San Jose, Gardner Family Health Network, Newby Island Resource Recovery Park, The Health Trust, and many more.

Media - Univision TV and Radio, El Observador


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