Zumbathon Raises $1805 For Cancer Charity

November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Athletic Club along with their Zumba Instructor, Eli Teuling Lira, held their second annual Zumbathon for Breast Cancer, raising $1,805 for Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre in support of their Equal Access Fund and Prevention and Early Detection Programmes.

The fundraiser took place on Saturday, October 20th, at Café 4 in the City of Hamilton and featured an international presenter and Education Speciality Irena Meletiou with a full house of participants.

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Azuree Williams, Events and Programme Manager at Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre says: “We would like to thank Eli and her Zumba friends for raising money for such a worthy cause.

“Our Equal Access Fund provides women access to mammograms and other services, who would otherwise may not be able to afford it. Every dollar helps, and we are grateful for this incredible donation.”

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“Cancer is a significant burden of disease on our island. According to the Bermuda National Tumour Registry, breast cancer remains the most registered type of cancer in Bermuda, accounting for 20% of all cancers diagnosed annually in Bermuda.”

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