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News 2011

Walk with top world athletes at Pink Lily TriStar Nevis charity 5K Walk-Run - By Pauline Ngunjiri

CHARLESTOWN,Nevis, March 27, 2011 Those who register for the Pink Lily TriStar Nevis charity 5K Walk-Run scheduled to be held on Wednesday at 5.00 p.m have an opportunity to rub shoulders with world top athletes among them Chris McCormack from Australia, one  of the most decorated men in triathlon.

The  5K Walk-Run will be from Hunkins Drive to Four Seasons and back. .Entry fees include T-shirt and refreshments. Adults’s registration fee is $25.00 while children under the age of 12 registration fee is $15.00.  Potential participants can pick up forms from A1 Office Technologies, Nevis Tourism Authority(NTA) or at the TriStar Registration desk at the Artisan Village Nevis.  On Wednesday Pink Lily will mount an additional registration desk from 3.00 p.m by the Bay Front next to the yellow bus.

Pink Lily Chair and Event Coordinator, Julie Claxton has thanked Tristar Nevis’s organizers for  their  kind gesture.  TriStar Nevis organizers and Pink Lily are seeking to recruit 500 participants for the 5K walk-run.

Through the 50K200 fund raising events in 2009, EC25,000 was raised which enabled Pink Lily to offer free mammograms to 100 women in 2010.  Other funds raised will help meet other general costs such as donations to clients needing treatment, phone support for clients and printing of awareness creation materials.

Additional funds are needed to screen another 100 women and for the charity’s operational costs. Pink Lily Cancer Care activities and programs are coordinated by volunteers.

According to the President of the St. Kitts and Nevis Triathlon Federation Triathlon, Winston Crooke, Star Events have partnered with Livestrong foundation to raise money for Pink Lily. Pink Lily was founded by British born Lea Parris-Cambridge after her and her mother’s own personal experiences with breast cancer. Pink Lily was founded and launched in Nevis, West Indies on Feb 9th 2008.

Pink Lily cancer care Nevis is a non-profit charitable organization and relies on volunteer help, donations from the public, community fund raising efforts, patrons, sponsorship and funding to provide its service free to clients and the general public. For further information call cell phone:6643729.

The charity’s objectives include: raising  cancer awareness  and   providing information and education, promoting public awareness to reduce Cancer related deaths in St. Kitts & Nevis (and the Caribbean). The charity also provides practical and emotional support for those  affected by breast cancer and other types of  cancers through support groups and one to one counselling and also provides financial assistance is also key in the charity’s objectives.

Another objective is fund raising locally, regionally and internationally and organising, fund raising events to source sponsorship and donations. For more information call 1 869 664 3729



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