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Boston 3-Day for the Cure Starts at Farm Pond in Framingham, Friday July 22, 2011

Filed under: Health & Fitness by Randy Harris at 12:36 am on July 11, 2011
Dr. Sheri Phillips, Cancer Survivor in (2010) 3-day Walk for the Cure

Dr. Sheri Phillips, National Spokesperson for the ''3-Day for the Cure'' organization, shown here during a 2010 walk.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- The Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure is a 60-mile walk to fund breast cancer research and support local community education, screening and treatment programs.

This year (2011) the Boston 3-Day is July 22nd, 23rd and 24th, and the Opening Ceremony and starting point for the Boston walk is again at Farm Pond in Framingham!

The Boston 3-Day begins Friday morning, July 22, 2011.  Crew members should arrive at 4:00 a.m., walkers should arrive between 5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m., and the Opening Ceremony, which begins with community stretching is at 6:30 a.m.

I had a chance to speak with Dr. Sheri Phillips, this year's National Spokesperson for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure organization.

At the start of the interview, I said "I'll ask some questions, and if any are too personal, or you prefer not to answer, or want me to leave anything out -- let me know."

Sheri, the Homewood, Illinois mother of two teenage daughters, and a practicing physician for the past 18 years who is now a 2-year survivor of breast cancer said, "None of it is too personal.  Information is power. It's important to get as much information as possible out to others and raise awareness not only with those who ...[read more]


September 11th Remembrance

Filed under: Around Town by Deb Cleveland at 6:46 pm on September 10, 2006

FRAMINGHAM,MA -- The Town of Framingham hosts a remembrance ceremony at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11th at the memorial at Tercentennial Park on Dudley Road, for the fifth anniversary of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Family members of loved ones are asked to attend and help honor the numerous individuals that had ties to the Framingham community. The event will include reading the names on the memorial and family members will be asked to place a rose in front of the memorial trees.

Color guards will attend and prayers will be offered. The Town also asks for help in contacting the family members of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11th. Contact the Selectmen's office at 508-532-5400 or email selectmen@framinghamma.gov

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