2016 Annual ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ walk in Jackson

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – Many participated and helped to spread awareness about breast cancer during this year’s annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” event  which started at Thalia Maria Hall in Jackson, Mississippi on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

About two thousand people took part in the event which looped around the Mississippi State Capitol.

The walk, coordinated by the American Cancer Society, was deemed a success by organizers who posted a message of thanks on the group’s Facebook page.

Theresa Tate and Gwen Simms are among those who spoke with WJTV to share their reasons for participating in this year’s campaign.

 

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