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On March 29, 2014, Omega Psi Phi held its annual 5k Run/Walk in support of Prostate Cancer awareness and advocacy. The fundraiser helped raise awareness about prostate cancer in Arkansas and helped support your Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation.
|Charles Todd awards one of the runners for a job well done!|
|Brenda Stallings, marathon runner and Board Member for the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation came out to run and support her fellow runners.|
The Charles A. Frueauff Foundation has graciously renewed its support in the form of a grant in the amount of $15,000 for the Foundation's 2014 calendar year. We appreciate greatly all the support we get from the various Foundations, Corporations and Individuals. The Frueauff grant is very precious to us as it supplies funding for the Foundation's operations, covering essential things that are required for the Foundation to carry out its mission and conduct its programs. The Frueauff Foundation is the primary funder for our operational support. Without this support, it would make it difficult for the Foundation to conduct our various programs. The Board and the staff of the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation would like to take this opportunity to extend our hand and thank the Frueauff Foundation, on behalf of all the men we serve, for their generous support.
This September the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation decided to try something new to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle in combatting prostate cancer. We found out about the new craze for “Virtual Races” from Brenda Stallings, APCF supporter and marathon extraordinaire who will be running in the Rome Marathon in honor of her grandfather and also to raise money for our Foundation. In our digital age of computers, busy schedules and crazy work hours, a virtual race appeals to everyone because each individual participant chooses the time, route, and terrain for his or her run/walk.
Anyone can participate anywhere and at any time between September 1 – 30. APCF Outreach Coordinator Cara Harris worked with Brenda Stallings to kick off Prostate Cancer Awareness month with the First Annual APCF Virtual 5k, 10k and 1 mile fun run/walk! Over 80 people including the entire Foundation staff registered for $15.00, completed their individual run/walks, and received awesome finisher’s medals. All proceeds of the event benefit the Foundation.
We loved posting each picture sent to us on the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation Facebook page! Below are a few of our favorites! The APCF Virtual Run/ Walk will be an annual event - we are already planning for next year!
The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation, Inc., after an extensive search, has formally elected its new Executive Director. Mrs. Beverlyn Eckert, formerly the Foundation's Patient Navigator, has assumed the leadership role in the Foundation. Congratulations to Ms. Eckert.