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Benedetto enlists vols for Bronx cancer walk

Assemblyman Michael R. Benedetto is calling for volunteers to join him in the American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk which will take place on Sunday, October 19 at Orchard Beach beginning at 10:15 am.

This will be the fourth year that Assemblyman Benedetto has participated in this important event and the third time that he will be sponsoring a team. “Everyone joining together and giving a little will make a large impact and in the end the proceeds will be used towards much needed research, prevention, early detection and support programs,” said Benedetto.

Anyone interested in signing up for Team Benedetto can do so by either calling his district office at (718) 892-2235, registering in person at his office located at 3369 East Tremont Avenue or on line at http://makingstrides.acsevents.org. This web address will bring you to the home page where you will click on join a team and then enter “Team Benedetto.”

Benedetto is asking all Team Benedetto members to make a minimum donation of $20. With their $20 contribution each participant will receive a personalized Team Benedetto polo shirt.

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