By Liz Wood 

Cancer Walk 2015: Awareness comes first

Cancer.org reports 390 new cases of breast cancer in Wyoming in 2015

 

Liz Wood

Katie Loose, left, and Cruz Escobedo work on cutting out names of sponsors for the banner Friday. The names will be put on a banner to be used during Cancer Walk 2015. School has been out for three weeks, but volunteers are still coming to Saratoga Middle High School to prepare for the Cancer Walk July 4. Proceeds from the Cancer Walk are donated to Susan G. Komen Foundation in Wyoming and the Corbett Medical Foundation. Last year, the group raised $12,000 for research and screening. The Tech class hopes to raise more this year.

Breast cancer is so prevalent in Veronica Lincoln's family, she believes either her or her sister Meredith will have breast cancer sometime in their lives.

Because of that statistic, Veronica became active in the Cancer Walk sponsored by the Saratoga Middle High School Technology (Tech) class.

This is the fourth year the Tech class has sponsored the race and they have made an impact in raising awareness.

This year, the Tech class has been traveling throughout the county to raise awareness and increase the numbers in the walk, which is at 8 a.m. July 4.

Over the years, the location has chan...



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