MADISON, N.J., Aug. 22 Families, businesses andcorporate teams are invited to take steps to save lives in more locations thanever this September, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The Kaleidoscope of HopeFoundation has expanded the fight against ovarian cancer, the fourth leadingcause of cancer death among women, from two to three fundraising walkathons.On Sunday, September 16, the 8th Annual Walkathon 2007 will kick off inMorristown at the Loantaka Brook Reservation (South Street entrance), whereNew Jersey Senate President/former Governor Richard J. Codey will speak. Anew Jersey Shore Walkathon will be held Saturday, September 29, at theBoardwalk, 600 Ocean Avenue, Avon-by-the-Sea. The Lyndhurst Walkathon isscheduled for Sunday, September 30, at Richard W. DeKorte Park at theMeadowlands Environmental Center. Also for the first time, specially designedKaleidoscope of Hope hats will be available for $20. Family-friendlyfestivities include food, music, massages and entertainment. Participants canchoose from a one-, three- or five-mile course. Registration, 8:15 a.m.;Walkathons at 9:15 a.m.; post-walk celebrations at 10:30 a.m. Established bythree Morris County ovarian cancer survivors in 2000, the Kaleidoscope of HopeFoundation has raised and donated more than $800,000 to research and awarenessof ovarian cancer. Further information and pledge forms: www.kohnj.org or973.644.0500. For information on Avon-by-the-Sea, call 732.280.2007. ForLyndhurst, call 201.933.0008.
SOURCE Kaleidoscope of Hope Foundation