On June 13th at 7pm, Maine Cancer Foundation will be hosting the Twilight 5K, an evening run on the exact same course as the Tri for a Cure.
The Twilight 5K is open to men and women, ages 13+ and concludes with a live performance by local band "Sly-Chi" and a hospitality tent provided by Whole Foods and Shipyard Brewing Co.
This training run is open to Tri for a Cure participants for a flat $25 registration fee.*
This is a great opportunity for a "trial run" on the running course. Invite your spouse, partner, co-workers or friends to join you! You can register for the Twilight 5K online.
*The registration fee is used to cover event costs, insurance and the participant's athlete shirt.
In 2013, White Oak, Inc. reached 200,000 fleet hours on their Tigercat equipment, which was purchased and serviced through Frank Martin Sons,Inc. This milestone would not be possible without the commitment and dedication of the strong women behind all the men involved. To commemorate this incredible milestone, Tigercat Industries in conjunction with Frank Martin Sons, Inc. and White Oak, Inc. has announced their aspiration to help the courageous women who are battling Breast Cancer.
Several members of the Mary's Walk committee were honored on April 20, 2013 at Hadlock stadium as part of "National Volunteer Recognition Day." Congratulations to all the Mary's Walk committee members and the thousands of individuals who have helped to keep Mary's Walk going.
Particular thanks go to Gene Libby, Jane Kerry, Dick Petersen and Dean Wolfahrt, who have volunteered for all 15 years of Mary's Walk!
The 2013 Mary's Walk Committee includes:
Gail Kingsley Wolfahrt
It is hard to express in words the appreciation and thanks of the Mary's Walk and Kerrymen Pub 5k Committee for the support and generosity our participants and contributors have shown in our record breaking year. This is a victory for all of the families and friends who will benefit from the cancer research and patient services your generous contributions will provide Maine families. With your help we have met our goal of $250,000 and when all is counted expect to exceed $265,000 $281,000 $283,000 $289,241 raised for the Maine Cancer Foundation. UNBELIEVABLE!
Tonight on Maine Public Radio, Dr. Kevin Mills will be featured as a guest to discuss his recent work in combating leukemia and lymphoma, and the work that is still ahead to bring his research to the public.
Maine Things Considered host Tom Porter talks with Dr. Mills about what could be a major breakthrough in cancer treatment - the identification of a molecule that can cause cancer cells to self-destruct.
Listen to the interview online: http://www.mpbn.net/Home/tabid/36/ctl/ViewItem/mid/5347/ItemId/27500/Default.aspx or tune into Maine Public Radio tonight, Friday, April 19th.
Questions? Call us: 207-773-2533