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  • City of Mesquite’s Second Annual ZUMBATHON® Charity Event
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    Published - 10/16/13 - 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (MESQUITE, Nev) - In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Department of Athletics and Leisure Services- Senior Division and the Mesquite Zumba® Fitness Instructors are hosting a ZUMBATHON® Charity Event to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Passionately Pink for the cure.

    The Passionately Pink for the Cure is breast cancer awareness and fundraising program designed to raise money for cancer research, education and awareness and help discover a cure. The goal of the program is to bring an end to breast cancer altogether.

    Preventing and detecting breast cancer early will help save more lives. Understand the lifestyle factors that may affect your risk of breast cancer and what you can do to stay healthy. Breast exams, mammograms and other screenings increase the chances of detecting breast cancer early, when they are most likely to be curable.

    It’s time to get moving and help find cures for “Breast Cancer”. Do it for yourself, for the people you love, for the millions who need your support. Join the Passionately Pink ZUMBATHON® Charity Event Monday, October 21, 2013 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Mesquite Recreation Center. The Recreation Center and Senior Center will have pre-event tickets on sale for a small fee. Every participant will be getting a door prize. Monetary donation is also gratefully appreciated.

    “Giving back is a cornerstone of our unique culture here in Mesquite,” said Paula Wikan, Passionately Pink Event Coordinator. “Partnering with the Komen organization and their Passionately Pink campaign is just one of the many ways our Fitness Professionals show their passion and compassion in our community”, said Griseyda Belalcazar, Senior Services Supervisor.

    Come join us! Have a great night of fun and meeting new people. “Meet and Greet the Zumba® Fitness Instructors and enjoy the music”, added Belalcazar. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring plenty of water. Whether you love to dance, or have no dance experience, leave those workout videos at home,”ditch the workout and join the party!”

    For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Please contact Griseyda Belalcazar, Senior Services Supervisor at 346-5290 ext. 4006 for information on the ZUMBATHON. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via
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