you guys rock!

Saturday, 6 May 2006

Safe from the Shade WalkathonMANY MANY thanks to generous friends and family who contributed towards my participation in today's Safe from the SunWalkathon sponsored by the Melanoma International Foundation. You guys rock!!!

Together, we raised money towards melanoma awareness and education… and also won the Mark J. Scharke Memorial Award for Top Circle of Friends Fundraising Team!

award

THANKS TO THESE SUPERSTARS:
Barb
Christa
Christine

Christopher
Donna
Dona
Gerard
Jane
Jeff
Julie
Leah
Louise
Manijeh
Michelle
Pamela
Stan

For more information on why I participated, click here. Today's event included free skin checks, a 3K walk, freebies (sunscreen, hats, etc) and awards. (Click for larger images.)

walk9 walk8 

walk6 walk5 walk3

walk1 walk2

There was even knitting time as we waited for the closing ceremonies.

Sure, you were raised to think a tanned body looks better than a pasty white one. But once you learn the facts, you realize there is no healthy tan. I hope you'll help spread the word.

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One Response to “you guys rock!”

  1. Michelle Scharke Says:

    Glad you were able to share your award with all your friends. Mark took great pride in his friends and it looks like you have a great supportive team of friends. Walk on!

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