Hot Pink Fun Run Seeks Volunteers
(Roseville, CA) - The Placer Breast Cancer Endowment is currently seeking community volunteers for their annual Hot Pink Fun Run.
The event, which is scheduled for Sunday, September 28 in downtown Roseville, will benefit the Placer Breast Cancer Endowment. All event proceeds will be dedicated to Supporting the Breast Cancer Chair for breast cancer research and clinical trials at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The Hot Pink Fun Run Race Director, Aldo Pineschi, expects the event to attract more than 1,000 registered runners this year.
"The Hot Pink Fun Run's family-friendly format and community spirit has attracted a loyal following of running enthusiasts and first timers, as well as those who are interested in supporting a local breast cancer cause," said Pineschi. "Once again we're planning both 5K run and 10K routes" he added.
The growing increase in participants has fueled the need for more volunteers. Some of the volunteer duties the group needs help with include; pre-event planning, race check-in and registration, finish line support and timing chip removal, parking/traffic control, water station and event set-up and tear down. Individuals interested in volunteering can visit the Hot Pink Fun Run website; www.hotpinkfunrun.org and click on the volunteers tab, or send an email to the volunteer coordinator at email@example.com.
About Placer Breast Cancer Endowment
The Placer Breast Cancer Endowment was formed in July 2005, and includes breast cancer survivors and community activists committed to fully funding the Breast Cancer Endowed Chair at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. The members have pledged to raise $1.5 million. The endowed chair will allow UC Davis to recruit established researchers, build laboratory space, and continue clinical trials programs offering patients access to the latest breast cancer treatments. The group also works to raise awareness about breast health issues including early detection and resource availability in the South Placer area.
Print This Article
Placer County News HeadlinesCalifornia Statewide Fire Summary (9.17.14)This morning nearly 6,500 local, federal and CAL FIRE firefighters are on the frontlines of 11 major wildfires burning across California.
Placer County's Most Wanted: Robert Allen Cavin36 year old, Robert Allen Cavin, last known address of Roseville, CA, is currently being sought by authorities for Bringing controlled substance into jail or prison.
Celebrate PlacerGROWN Week October 11- 18The third annual Celebrate PlacerGROWN Week, October 11th through the 18th, will showcase the more than 100 family farms, 20 Placer County Wine Trail wineries and 9 farmers' markets in the Placer County region
Loomis Eggplant Festival Family Fun October 4thEggplants are growing in Loomis in anticipation of the 27th annual festival on Oct. 4 that includes much more than this gourmet purple fruit.
Lake Tahoe Oktoberfest at Camp RichardsonBeers, brats, and music are on tap at Camp Richardson Oct. 4-5, as Oktoberfest returns to the shores of Lake Tahoe. Now in its 20th year the annual event will showcase
California Statewide Fire Summary Over the weekend the state's fire activity increased significantly. The drought dry conditions coupled with high temperatures and low humidity allowed several new large wildfires to grow quickly
Sierra Stories at Rocklin CampusLocal Author Gary Noy to Present 'Sierra Stories' Rocklin Campus, September 19 at 7:30 pm
Multiple Sclerosis: Sleep Disorders Widely Undiagnosed In what may be the largest study of sleep problems among individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers at UC Davis have found that widely undiagnosed sleep disorders
Hoy for the Hall of FameI guess every year you'll just have to get used to reading about William Elsworth "Dummy" Hoy, a deaf professional baseball player from 1888-1902
Placer County Fairgrounds: In a State of FluxRoseville, CA -- After a detailed presentation and lively discussion among the Supervisors, staff and the public, the Placer County Board of Supervisors this week directed Facility Services staff to
Suspect Sought in Granite Bay Bank RobberyPlacer County sheriff's detectives are asking the public's help in identifying the suspect who robbed a Granite Bay bank on the morning of September 12, 2014.
Placer County's Annual Recover Happens September 20thPlacer County's 14th annual Recover Happens celebration, a community event open to all, will take place this year in Auburn's Recreation Park, 123 Recreation Dr., near Old Town