MileOne Teams up with The American Cancer Society for Another Great Event

25Oct

MileOne Walkers

On October 24th, MileOne Automotive employees, friends and family in Maryland joined together to participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Baltimore.  MileOne Automotive is a long-time participant in the event and look forward to this day each fall.

The weather and turn-out were both great for this year’s event.  Team members met at our Flagship Sponsor tent in a park at the Harry and Jeannetta Weinberg YMCA Center in Baltimore.  Before the walk began, team members enjoyed light refreshments, turned in their last-minute donations and got ready for the event to begin!

Jerry Fader, President of MileOne Automotive, spoke to all walkers at this year’s Making Strides event before the beginning of the walk.  He addressed the importance of fundraising and the impact that The American Cancer Society has in all of our lives.  After the speech, there was a quick MileOne team photo taken then everyone headed to the start line.

The walk took place on a scenic, 4-mile course throughout the Mayfield neighborhood of Baltimore.  Part of the walk included a trip around Lake Montebello.  American Cancer Society volunteers, neighbors and even some cheerleaders encouraged walkers along the way.  Everyone ended the walk under a huge pink balloon arch, welcoming them back to the event’s main area.  Music, snacks and water were on-hand for all participants.

Overall, the event was successful for MileOne and The American Cancer Society, further strengthening the partnership between the two organizations.  Throughout the Making Strides season, MileOne employees helped to raise thousands of dollars, as they do each year, to benefit the ACS.  This event each year is a great celebration for all participants to recognize strength, volunteerism and community.

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