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August 29, 2013

CelebratePINK Road Race

PORTSMOUTH – My Breast Cancer Support, formerly known as BreastCancerStories.org, a local non-profit organization that provides emotional wellness programs and tangible support for breast cancer patients and their families in the Greater Seacoast area, announced its platinum level sponsors for its annual CelebratePINK 5K Race & Walk to be held on Sat., September 14, in downtown Portsmouth, NH.

The 5th annual Celebrate PINK 5K Road Race & Walk is also part of the Portsmouth Community The 5 Road Race Series. People interested in racing, walking, or getting a team together can register online at www.CelebratePink5K.org. Registration is $25.00 for an adult and $15.00 for youth. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female runners, the top three runners in each age group, top fundraisers, and the best costumes. Families are encouraged to come enjoy kids’ activities, a fun run, music, vendors, and food.

Platinum Level Sponsors include the Women’s Life Imaging Center, which offers a comfortable and relaxed setting for breast and bone imaging and related educational resources; Portsmouth Ford Lincoln, a dealership dedicated to providing a hassle-free experience; Maine Center for Cancer Medicine, a private medical group practice of cancer specialists providing care throughout the state of Maine; and Galley Hatch Enterprises, operating Popovers, Grill 28, and Galley Hatch Restaurants.

My Breast Cancer Support is funded by charitable contributions, healthcare sponsorships, grants, individual donations, and fundraising events as well as a number of in-kind sponsors such as PixelMEDIA, Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, and Calypso Communications. For more information about donating to the cause or sponsoring the event, call Wendy McCoole at (603) 759-5640, email wendy@mybreastcancersupport.org, or visitwww.mybreastcancersupport.org.

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