Rainbow Walk Raises Cash For Center

WILKES-BARRE More than 300 individuals showed up to helpto assist raise funds for Candys Location Cancer Wellness Center as the center held its 18th annual Rainbow Stroll Saturday in Kirby Park.The Rainbow Stroll supplies Candys Place with funds to remain to provide complimentary support to cancer patients, stated Chris Ostroski, the centers director.The organizers intended to raise about

$15,000 Saturday.The earnings from the strolls represent an important earnings

stream for Candys Location throughout the years. The moneyThe cash is utilized to supply complimentary support to cancer patients with services such as academic conversations, exercise classes, wellness programs and psychological support.(The walk)is likewise a chance for members of the neighborhood to come out for a day to gather, Ostroski added.Participants consisted of members of the generalpublic, Candys Place volunteers and board members, along with patients of the past and present.The occasion began

with presentations from the centers creator, Penny Cunningham, and Ostroski. Kim Vangarelli, a client also spoke.

She applauded Candys location for the aid she received throughout her fight with cancer.After the discussions, the participants took to the streets, strolling about two miles starting at Kirby Park. Appearing like a mighty military versus cancer, the individuals marched side by side assisting one another. They commemorated success and kept in mind those who werent as fortunate.Tevin Conklin, a 6-year-old who desired to help Candys Place so much he started his own charity event, provided$220 to the walk. With the help of his mother, he got the funds through an online

campaign. His mother said he wanted to do more for Candys Place after strolling with the group last year.When the two-mile walk was over the individuals mingled, enjoyed camaraderie and shared stories. A number of vendors provided food and drink.Participants were able to find out hands-only CPR and received free chiropractic services

. They had the ability to look over an assortment of quality cooking area utensils, handmade precious jewelry, birdhouses and cards. Musical entertainment

was provided.Ostroski thanked the long list of regional sponsors who assisted make the occasion possible. They included regional companies, structures, fraternal companies and individuals.Anyone thinking about discoveringfinding out about the services available at Candys Place can check out www.cancerwellnessnepa.org.

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