EATON — The public is invited to help in the fight against gynecological cancers by joining in the fun at the first Preble County 5K Boots, Blues & Beer Bash for Pink Ribbon Girls, Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Preble County Historical Society and Nature Reserve.
Along with the hike, there will be food, beer, and music from local band Blue Lou and the Mafia.
Pink Ribbon girls supports patients and their families dealing with gynecological cancers by providing assistance such as free transportation to treatments, meals for the patient and their families while dealing with treatment, as well as house cleaning services, and an extensive support group.
According to organizers, Pink Ribbon Girls has deep roots in Preble County as its CEO is Heather Salazar, who married Twin Valley South graduate Steve Salazar. Both have been very active in the organization which was originally in Ohio only but has now expanded to St. Louis, Missouri and San Francisco, California. Read more about the Salazars and the Pink Ribbon Girls at https://www.pinkribbongirls.org/about.
All proceeds made in Preble County will directly benefit patients in Preble County.
The hike begins at 5 p.m. and will conclude with the concert at the amphitheater which will run from 7-11 p.m.
Registrations can be made up until the actual event on Saturday. Registration packet pickup begins at 3:30 p.m.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page: https://fb.me/e/1J88Xn8he. Register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Eaton/PrebleCounty5kBootsBluesBeerBash.