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Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition to Host 6.4 Mile Bike Ride for Breast Cancer Survivors

Date: August 10, 2016
Contact:

Beth Krallis, Communications Director
Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Inc.
302-778-1102 ext. 1014
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EWES, DE (August 10, 2016)— The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) will host a “Nurture with Nature” bike trail ride from Lewes to Rehoboth for Breast Cancer Survivors on Tuesday, August 30 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. DBCC’s “Nurture with Nature” program is a series that allows breast cancer survivors to come together and experience nature by hiking, kayaking, biking, horseback riding or simply walking through natural surroundings. These outings occur approximately once a month throughout the state.

The Nurture with Nature Kayak Excursion will offer survivors the chance to bike from Cape Henlopen Nature Center in Lewes to Gordons Pond in Rehoboth Beach and back. The trail is approximately 3.2 miles each way. Most of the trail is packed crushed stone surface with several bridges, boardwalks and overlooks. Survivors will have beautiful views of the salt marsh, pond and ocean, along with vistas for nature enthusiasts and bird watchers. Interested participants should contact Lois Wilkinson at 302-672-6435 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by August 26 to register. The session will be free if you bring your own bike or cost a donation to the park for a bike rental. Helmets will also be available. Participants should bring a brown bag lunch, insect repellant and a water bottle.

The program is open to all breast cancer survivors. The session will meet at 9:00 a.m. at Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes located at 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive and the tour begins promptly at 9:15 a.m. Transportation can also be arranged from the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition office in Dover but space is limited. For more information on upcoming events please visit http://www.debreastcancer.org/events.

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About DBCC:

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is a 501(c)(3) organization offering statewide programs and services of education, outreach, and early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Its mission is to create a community where every person diagnosed with breast cancer is a survivor, and fear and doubt are replaced with knowledge and hope.