Photo: 'Betty's' in training

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2003

Members of the "Alaska Betty's" walking group train Monday for an upcoming three-day, 60-mile breast cancer awareness walk in San Diego, Calif. The walkers are, from left, front row: Angie Webb, Sarah McLaughlin, Nikki Richert, Kimberly Steadman-Peterson and Nelda Stewart. Back row: Sara Bicknell, Libby Krebsbach and Heidi Kiesel.

The Alaska Betty's - which also include Marcy Johnson, Beth Bolander and Michelle Moore - are the only Alaska-based team signed up for the Breast Cancer 3-Day walk in San Diego on Nov. 21-23. It is a fund-raiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. For more information about the walk, visit its Web site at

Each team member must raise $2,000 for the Komen Foundation, and the team is seeking donations from the Juneau community. To make donations, call 723-9179 or send pledges to the Alaska Betty's, P.O. Box 22875, Juneau, AK 99802.

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