Springfield IL – October is Breast
Cancer awareness month. Cancer Survivors gathered in Springfield to promote the fifth annual "Strides
to End Cancer Walk."
State Comptroller, Judy Topinka
residents to sign up for any of the 21 walks taking place across the state to
help raise money for Breast Cancer treatment and research.
Topinka had her own
scare with Breast Cancer and is thanking her son for reminding her what she
needs to do each year. She also urges family members to support women to get
their mammogram's "if
you love the women in your life you gotta get them to get that mammogram even
if you gotta hog tie them throw them in the car and take them to the
The walk will take place October 20th
at the Illinois State Fair Grounds at 9AM. To sign up or donate visit http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=47507