Strides: Breast Cancer Walk for ACS
This has been an annual event for us
since 1999, which was actually
the last public event that
Sandy ever attended.
In her memory we
have led the walkers in the CCC Corvette every year since then.
Our first task upon arrival was to place
When I returned from placing the footprint, I
found old friend Dr. Art Barbour
seeing and shooting our new car for the first
Art lost his wife Bobbie to
breast cancer earlier this year. A member of our
Corvette club, Art had a 63 fuely
that he got when
it was 3 months old. His son in CA is now its caretaker!
He rode with
me around the route.
The enthusiastic teams of walkers await the
signal to fall in behind the black
Charger cruiser and the red Vette.
Cruisers were behind us,
transporting those who could not walk the route.
ACS Sr. VP Connie Chapman prepares to announce
the total received up to that
time while event chairman Carol Wise waits
had been collected as of that moment!
This was another new record for the
event, and, as in the past,
the total grew in the days after
the event to an astounding
Another incredible effort by Carol, her committee and the dozens
of dedicated teams and individuals who make this happen!
This ends our 9th year on the road!