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PHOTOS: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kicks off

  • Donna Wilbur, director of survivorship for the 25th annual Making Strides event, gets a hug after giving her survivor testimony at the kickoff event at Red River Theatres on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The Making Strides walk is on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Memorial Field in Concord. GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff

  • 2017 Making Strides Event Chair Kathi Russ holds up a “€œ5”€ to the crowd at Red River Theatres for the goal of breaking $500,000 again for this year’€™s Oct. 15 walk at Memorial Field. Concord’s chapter perennially is highest in per-capita giving for the American Cancer Making Strides event. GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff


Thursday, August 17, 2017

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Concord held their kickoff event to help celebrate the event’s 25th anniversary at Red River Theatres on Thursday. Guest speakers included Dr. Peter Crow from New Hampshire Oncology and Liesl Hasenfuss and survivor Donna Wilbur, who is director of survivorship for the Concord branch of Making Strides.

The Making Strides event is slated for Sunday, Oct. 15, at Memorial Field.