Eight-mile breast cancer walk starts at Rome Hospital

There will be an eight-mile walk to raise money for breast cancer research and prevention at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, at Rome Memorial Hospital. The walk is sponsored by Avon Foundation for Women, and is under the direction of Maryann Mazzaferro. To participate requires a $20 donation. All proceeds will go to the Foundation and its Avon Walk for Breast Cancer to be held in New York City Oct. 20-21, which Mazzaferro will parcipate in. Additional information is available at www.avonwalk.org or by contacting Mazzaferro at gocookie@twcny.rr.com.