Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk Registration Now Open

Registration Now Open for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk To Help Fund Lifesaving Research

Each participant carries an illuminated balloon during the Walk. Red for supporters, White for Survivors and Gold for loved ones lost. Photo contributed.

June 25, 2012 – Registration is open to join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night® Walk onSaturday, September 29, 2012  at Newtown Youth Academy, Fairfield Hills Campus, Newtown, CT. Please join us to help build awareness for the over 1,012,533 people in the United States living with a blood cancer.

Light The Night, LLS’s annual fundraising walk held in communities throughout the country, features teams of co-workers, families and friends walking together at twilight holding illuminated balloons – white for survivors, red for supporters and gold to remember those who have died. The Walk, which commemorates lives touched by blood cancers, is a celebration, with music, refreshments and family activities. This years walk will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012  at Newtown Youth Academy, Fairfield Hills Campus, Newtown, CT. Festivities will begin at 5:00pm.

“Light The Night is the nation’s opportunity to pay tribute to lives touched by blood cancer,” said Jeannie Montano, Executive Director. “We are grateful to all of our participants for supporting this lifesaving program. The funds raised help LLS support cutting-edge research and provide much-needed patient services.”

Last year, participants in Light The Night Walk raised more than $51 million nationwide. For more information or to register for a local Walk, contact the Connecticut Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at 203-665-1400 or visitwww.lightthenight.org/ct

Every walker who raises $100* or more will become a Champion For Cures and will be recognized on the night of the Walk with:

A Light The Night t-shirt

– An illuminated Light The Night balloon in red (supporters), white (survivors) or

gold (in memory of a loved one)

– A wristband which entitles the wearer to food and refreshments

Be a Champion For Cures and let everyone know you’re helping cure cancer!

Summer Promotion: Between July 1, 2012 and August 31, 2012 when participants raise funds online ($250 or more), they will be rewarded with redeemable dinner codes through restaurant.com. The promotion applies to funds raised for Light The Night Walk, online in the months of July and August only.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visitwww.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org.

:: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – CT Chapter | 372 Danbury Rd., Ste. 200, Wilton, CT 06897

:: 203-665-1400 VOIP/Ext 1415 | www.lls.org/ct 



Fairfield County – Newtown:
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Newtown Youth Academy,Newtown

New Haven County:
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven

Eastern Connecticut:
Friday, October 12, 2012
Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket

Hartford County:
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk, South Windsor

Fairfield County – Norwalk:
Friday, October 26, 2012
Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk


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