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Wisconsin's Inaugural Oral Cancer Foundation Walk/Run for Awareness

We are proud to announce that the owner of Side Effect Support LLC is taking an active role in organizing Wisconsin's Inaugural Oral Cancer Foundation Walk/Run for Awareness at the Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee, Wisconsin on October 17, 2015. This family-friendly FUNdraising event will take place rain or shine and will include free oral cancer screenings, music, speakers and much more!

The Oral Cancer Foundation is an national non-profit organization that is designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy and support activities. Oral cancers are increasing at an alarming rate. This year alone, 43,250 new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. and only slightly more than half will still be alive within the next 5 years. The time to act is now!

How can you help?

First: Save the Date! Mark your calendars for October 17, 2015. There is plenty of time to plan ahead and enjoy the beautiful fall colors of Wisconsin.

Second: Register to participate or donate by clicking HERE. Participate as an individual or form a team to help with fundraising efforts. Those who wish to volunteer at the event, become a sponsor or donate silent auction and raffle prizes, can do so by contacting Jill Meyer-Lippert, RDH and Corrine Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, BS, OMT at waukesha.ocf.wi@gmail.com. Survivors of oral cancers are encouraged to celebrate the day with us at no charge.

Next: Help spread the word! Forward this information to family and friends. Join and share our Facebook Event. Like, share and watch for updates on the event Facebook page.

Not from Wisconsin and unable to attend? Please consider making a donation.  You can also find other Oral Cancer Foundation Walk/Run events or start one near you.

Please join us as we enthusiastically aim to raise awareness and funds to promote early detection of oral cancers throughout Wisconsin and beyond. Be part of the change and make this the beginning of the end of oral cancer. Hope to see you there!

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