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Paint Palestine Pink Walk, Run slated for Oct. 12

PALESTINE, September 23, 2013— Paint Palestine Pink Annual Walk/Run will be held Saturday, October 12, at Texas Oncology in Palestine. Registration starts at 7:00 a.m., with the 10.5 mile Run/ Walk starting at 7:30 a.m., and the 1.5 mile fun walk beginning at 8:00 a.m

Paint Palestine Pink was founded in August, 2010, as a non-profit organization. It serves Anderson County and surrounding areas. To date, Paint Palestine Pink has provided 600+ diagnostic screenings/tests and 6 individuals received a breast cancer diagnoses. The goal of Paint Palestine Pink is to increase breast cancer survival rates by providing mammograms to women and men that are uninsured and underinsured..

The 1.5 mile fun walk will be even bigger this year with Oli Pena, the Hot Pepper Festival Mascot, and Scoop from Sweet Frog's frozen yogurt joining in the fun. Tame and Tailored pet grooming and day spa will also be there with Pink bow ties and tutus for the first 30 four-legged friends.

The 10.5 mile will consist of area business sponsors providing rest stops and cheer stations as participants Paint the Loop pink for the cause.

For more information on Paint Palestine Pink and how you can help or just join in the fun go to www.paintpalestinepink.com.

All money raised by this organization is used locally, none of the funds are sent to state or national organizations. Funds are used strictly to benefit residents of Anderson County and immediately surrounding areas only. This organization is completely funded by donations and run by a board of directors and community volunteers.

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