Campus to host first annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

11 years ago

    PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host its first annual Go Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Thursday, Oct. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. starting at the flag circle in front of Preble Hall.

UMPI President Linda Schott will officially start the walk, which will follow the driveway loop around campus. Participants can walk as many loops as they would like and are encouraged to wear pink! Walk organizer Linda Mastro will have walker-sponsor sign-up sheets available in Emerson Annex and at offices throughout campus. The walk will raise money for Pink Aroostook, a local program that helps with breast cancer education in Aroostook County and provides financial assistance to individuals in need who are undergoing breast cancer treatment.
Checks can be made out to Pink Aroostook and can be dropped off at UMPI Health Service office in Emerson Annex or mailed to: UMPI Health Service, 181 Main St., Presque Isle, ME  04769. Cash donations can also be made the day of the walk. This event is open to the public. FMI, call Linda Mastro at 768-9586 or 227-0453.