September 2012 Issue
September 06, 2012

Take a walk to fight cancer

Source: NYSUT United
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Caption: Photo by Steve Jacobs.

NYSUT members across New York have long supported the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer by raising more than $8.3 million over the last 10 years — more than any corporate sponsor, such as Walmart.

NYSUT Vice President Maria Neira applauded that effort and asked for more. "As women's health care rights are under attack constantly from the far right and even within some other advocacy groups, it's even more important this year for NYSUT members to strengthen their support of ACS and its efforts on health care for both men and women," Neira said.

Sept. 30

  • Clinton Square,
  • Syracuse Recreation Park,
  • Binghamton Niagara Square,
  • Buffalo Premium Outlets, Waterloo
  • Frontier Field, Rochester

Oct. 7

  • Salem Washington Academy, Salem

Oct. 14

  • Watt Farms, Albion
  • Jamestown Community College
  • Centerway Square, Corning
  • Dowling College, Oakdale

Oct. 20

  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Watertown

Oct. 21

  • Masonic Care Community, Utica
  • Woodbury Commons, Central Valley
  • Washington Park, Albany
  • Fowler Street and Jersey Avenue, Port Jervis
  • Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island
  • Jones Beach, Long Island
  • Manhattanville College, Purchase
  • Prospect Park, Brooklyn
  • Corona Park, Queens
  • Central Park, Manhattan
  • Orchard Beach, Bronx

Oct. 28

  • Queensbury High School, Queensbury
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