(Poughkeepsie, NY) -- At Poughkeepsie City Hall, The Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation yesterday kicked off the campaign for October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Executive Director Pari Forood said their upcoming Hudson Valley Community Walk on October 6th is a major fundraiser for the foundation, and community support is what allows the foundation to help many cancer patients. Dr. Diana Silverman will be honored at the Community Walk at James Baird State Park.
Also speaking yesterday at the kickoff were Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and State Senator Sue Serino.
For more information: www.milesofhope.org.