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American Cancer Society celebrates big success

Posted at 9:36 PM, Feb 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-03 07:43:15-05

Today Tucsonans celebrated a big win. The American Cancer Society held an appreciation party at Z Mansion to thank the community for dedicating their time to finding a cure for breast cancer. 

Last year, more than 8,500 people participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Tucson and helped raise $232,356. In August of 2016, KGUN9 and 94.9 MIXFM surprised the American Cancer Society with a $10,000 check thanks to our company E.W. Scripps. 

Since the first event in 2003, the American Cancer Society has raised more than $2.63 million dollars at the walk in Tucson. 

It's never too early to mark your calendars for this years 15th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on October 22nd. The venue has changed from Kino Sports Complex to Downtown Tucson , starting and finishing at the Tucson Convention Center.