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September 24, 2018

Bark For Life: Man’s Best Friend Supports Cancer Society


PULASKI, NY – They are there for every birthday, every laugh, and every tear. They are silent, constant companions when nothing is certain but a cancer diagnosis.

Dogs are the unnoticed caregivers who give a special kind of support for cancer patients.

Cancer SocietyThe American Cancer Society’s Bark For Life of Parish/Pulaski is a walk for dogs and their owners to fight back against cancer at Selkirk State Park New York 3 Pulaski, on Sept. 27.

Bark For Life is a way to pay tribute to our favorite canines and raise funds and awareness to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

Bark For Life is a one-mile, noncompetitive walk on a preplanned route.

Cost is $10 per dog, owners/family/friends free admission.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. and the walk begins at 1:30 p.m.

Dogs and their owners can enjoy food, games, demonstrations and contests throughout the event from 1 to 4 p.m.

Free vendor space; come showcase your business. Register your space by emailing [email protected]

“Bark For Life is a great opportunity to involve those four legged family members in the fight against cancer,” said Brittany Keill, volunteer chair of Bark For Life of Parish/Pulaski. “It gives us the chance to honor survivors, remember those lost and those who are still fighting, whether they are friends, family, or pets.”

Bring your favorite pooch and join the American Cancer Society for a day of tail wagging, dog treats and tricks as we help people get well, stay well, fight back and find cures.

To find out more about the Bark For Life of Parish/Pulaski, call 315-433-5623 Amy Kotwica or pre-register at http://relayforlife.org/barkparishny

The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. As a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers, we fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community.

We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight.

As the nation’s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, contributing about $3.4 billion, we turn what we know about cancer into what we do. As a result, more than 11 million people in America who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will be celebrating birthdays this year.

To learn more about us or to get help, call us any time, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org

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