The 2014 Komen Race for the Cure will take place on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Downtown Lafayette. Registration for teams and individuals is now open for the 5k run/walk. The 5k route can be walked or ran by a team or individual. All registration fees include the official Komen... more »
In 2012 there were over 7,200 people in the Acadiana community that helped raise thousands of dollars for breast cancer research. This year, donations and generosity from Acadiana could do even better! Check out Scott Brazda's "Spirit of Acadiana" to see how you can help.
Special guest Rachel Wickman stopped by GMA to share her story of breast cancer discovery and awareness. She encourages women of all ages to listen to their body and get checked. The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is March 16, 2013.
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The Koman Race for the Cure is on Saturday March 17, 2012. The ceremony begins at 8am, followed by the 5K run/walk at 9am. The race will be held at Girard park, and the awards eeremony and Race Day Expo will follow the 5K race.
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The streets that will be affected during the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure are as follows:
100 block of Girard Park Lane 100-200 block of Girard Park Circle 100-200 block of Girard Park Drive 600-400 block of St. Mary Street 600-900 block of Taft Street
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Opelousas General Health System recently held a Pink Bag Luncheon and Fashion Show in conjunction with the "Paint the Town Pink" campaign, which is supported by a grant from the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The event was held at Indian Hills Country Club. Breast Cancer... more »
Battling breast cancer can turn into something positive, as 3 local women have shown. Martha Falterman and Neppie Trahan both had breast cancer, and their friend Loretta Schultz is still battling the disease. These ladies met at a cancer support group and quickly formed an unbreakable bond.
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October is Breast Cancer awareness month and the Susan G Komen foundation is committed to a world without breast cancer. In Louisiana, one in eight women will be diagnosed with some type of cancer, also, Louisiana is number one in breast cancer mortality. This year, Komen Acadiana will hold its... more »