Photo: Juneau JUGS walk for breast cancer

Posted: Friday, October 19, 2007

Five local woman - from left, Susan Daugherty, Kerry Howard, Mary Lou Bavard, Karen Essary and Sandy Spickler - who have in one way or another all been touched by cancer, named themselves Juneau JUGS (Just Us Gals and Sisters) and are participating in a three-day, 60-mile breast cancer walk Nov 9-11 in San Diego. Eighty-five percent of the net proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust, funding important breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment. Juneau JUGS would be honored for any donations. Make checks to "The 3-Day Cancer Walk," 10754 Horizon Drive, Juneau, AK, 99801. You may also visit them online at www.the3day.org and click on the 2007 Web site. To date, the team has raised more than $29,480.

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