All Paws for A Cause - Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

By Conor Mooney

August 16, 2012 Updated Aug 16, 2012 at 5:15 PM EST

Town of Dickinson, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The 2nd annual All Paws for a Cause dog walk for breast cancer awareness is August 19.

It is hosted by the YWCA/ENCOREplus Breast Cancer Outreach, Education and Advocacy program.

The event is 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Otsiningo Park.

There will be vendors selling special dog items, free gifts for participants and their dog, raffles, Doggie Fashion and Talent Show with prizes.

There will also be demonstrations by New York State K-9 Unit, caricatures by Don Fed and food will be available for purchase.

All proceeds from this event support ENCOREpIus. The YWCAIENCOREpIus program is a community based outreach program that provides screening, education and advocacy services to the women of our community.

ENCOREpIus assists women lacking adequate insurance obtain free breast and cervical cancer screenings at various local provider locations. ENCOREpIus also offers its clients free transportation to screening appointments. ENCOREpIus is continuing to work closely with the Cancer Services Program and the American Cancer Society to ensure all women in Broome and Tioga counties receive quality screenings and necessary follow up services.