Standup For The Cure Muskegon 2018

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   July 7th, 2018 marked the 4th annual Standup For The Cure Muskegon that took place at the Harbor Towne Beach via Muskegon Lake in Muskegon, Michigan. Since 2012, Standup for the Cure has been providing free breast cancer screenings while uniting paddlers, fitness enthusiasts, yoga practitioners, medical professionals and the breast cancer community from California to Florida and Michigan to Washington in an effort to save lives. This year's Muskegon Edition, a festival style event, includes instructor-led paddle board demos and clinics, mobile mammography from Betty Ford breast care services, information from leading regional health care providers, live music, happy hour and lunch. All proceeds from the Muskegon event benefited Susan G Komen Michigan, every $125 raised will cover the cost of mammogram for someone in-need. Upwards of 700 people packed the beach and water from all over the state including Steven Gawron, Mayor of Muskegon and our very own Justin Abdelkader with the Detroit Red Wings. Hundreds of paddle boarders set sail by 10am resulting in a sea (lake) of pink, check out these videos we made for the events.

 

 The Event At A Glance

 

 

Interview with Dan Vandyk - Director of Standup For The Cure

 

Interview with Dr. LeRoux and Dr. Wright of Spectrum Health Cancer Center

 

Interview with Tanya Horan on Breast Cancer

 

 

 

Links

Standup For The Cure Muskegon Website
Standup For The Cure Facebook
Susan G Komen Foundation

 

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Derek Wong 2018 / The MuskegonChannel