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Pink Heart Fund Ribbon Walkand Fun Run set for May 22

By Dom Fimiano

Pink Heart Ribbon Walk

The Pink Heart Fund is hosting a Ribbon Walk Fun Run on May 22 from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. to benefit the Memorial Foundation Oncology Funds and the Pink Heart Fund.

The walk/run will start on Jeff Davis Avenue at the Long Beach Town Green.

The Memorial Hospital Foundation is a non-profit organization managing funds supporting healthcare programs, services, patients and employees of Memorial Hospital. The oncology fund provides financial assistance to help Memorial Hospital cancer patients with medication and necessary services for their cancer treatments.

The Pink Heart Fund is a non-profit charity assisting children and adults with hair loss disorders and patients receiving cancer treatments.

For more information about the charities that are benefitting from the walk, www.MemorialHospitalFoundation.com and www.PinkHeartFunds.org.

Participants will have an assortment of freebies, and vendors will be present at the Pink Heart 5K Ribbon Walk passing out hand sanitizer and face masks to promote a COVID-19 safe environment.

For information on registration and sponsorships, visit www.pinkheartfunds.org and then visit the “Ribbon Walk” tab. Organizers say the event is designed to be a fun, COVID-19-safe-as-possible enjoyable activity.

Interested runners/walkers are encouraged to register online or mail a registration form to Pink Heart Funds at 5095 Beatline Road, Long Beach, MS 39560.

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