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SVCC to Host Team Underwires Proud to Wear Pink 5K Run-Walk on June 19

June 2010
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Sauk Valley Community College will host co-sponsor Team Underwires Proud to Wear Pink! Cross-country 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 19, beginning at 9 a.m. on SVCC’s campus.

Proceeds will go to Team Underwires Proud to Wear Pink, which will donate to Lee, Ogle, Whiteside, and Bureau County organizations that help educate, detect, prevent, and treat those with breast cancer.

Early registration is $15 per person before Saturday, June 12 or $20 the day of the event. T-shirts will be available to the first 500 entrants. For those registering early, event packets will be available at Workman Harley-Davidson in Rock Falls between 4 and 7 p.m. on Friday June 18. Make checks payable to Team Underwires and send to Shelley McCarty, 31875 East Thome Dr., Rock Falls, IL 61071.

On the day of the event, participants may register between 7:15 and 8:45 a.m. at the SVCC Concession stand located between the College’s baseball and softball fields.

According to information from, Team Underwires, a nonprofit organization, supports uninsured or underinsured breast cancer patients in Whiteside, Lee, Carroll, Ogle and Bureau Counties. Fund raisers are held throughout the year, culminating with Team Underwires’ Proud to Wear Pink Motorcycle Ride, which will be held this year on Saturday, August 14.

In addition to SVCC, sponsors include Workman Harley-Davidson; Candlelight Inn; OK Collision, Iowa Cancer Specialists; Douglas & Frye Motorsports; Jeff’s Refs; John Berge, CPA; Champs Sports Bar & Grill; Sterling Federal Bank; Wiersema Trucking; CGH Medical Center; Deer Valley Golf Club; Custom Monogram; Marshall Salon Services; Custom Auto Interior & Cycle Seats; Bogo Productions; and Wise Guys DJ Mobile Service.

For more information on Team Underwires Proud to Wear Pink 5KRun/Walk, call Shelley McCarty, 309-752-3218, Linda Murray, 815-499-4623, or Andrea Vondra, 815-713-7077.