Sunday, May 18, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Repoting: The Orange Walk Cancer Support Group today spearheaded a walk for cancer awareness.
According to a report posted on the organization’s Facebook page, over a thousand people took part in today’s cancer walk which was held with the theme: “Together We Are Strong.”
As part of the 6th annual Orange Walk Cancer Walk, a health fair was also held today.
During the fair, the Orange Walk Cancer Support Group and the family of cancer patients had various items on sale.
The annual cancer walk is one of the biggest fundraising events for the Orange Walk Cancer Support Group.
It comprises about 40 volunteers who have taken up this great challenge .
The group was formed by Mrs. Lillett Hutchinson who was a nurse and saw the need of doing more than just give a patient her/his diagnosis.
Today’s cancer walk started at San Martin Gas station and went through the town, ending at the Queen Elizabeth Park where a short ceremony was held.
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