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NNPS recognized for support of Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

(01/05/2015) -Eight teams from Newport News Public Schools participated in the 2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Virginia Peninsula Walk presented by the American Cancer Society at The Mariners' Museum and Park.

The NNPS teams were recently recognized for their support of local awareness initiatives and services. Pictured Walk Volunteers Veronica Weymouth (right) and Lucy Ann Hancock (left) present a certificate of appreciation to Patrick Finneran, NNPS director of government and corporate relations, and Leanne Krause, NNPS administrative secretary and walk participant.

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is a 5K walk that honors breast cancer survivors, raises awareness about to reduce breast cancer risk, and raises money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them.