By Tara Rippin • 30 May 2019 • 12:30
FUNDRAISING: The Walk for Life is in aid of the AECC cancer charity. Credit: Pink Ladies & Panthers, via Facbook
THE annual Pink Ladies “Walk For life” takes place on Sunday (June 2) in Playa Flamenca Promenade in Orihuela Costa to raise funds for cancer charity AECC.
Since June 2010, Maria and the Pink Ladies have raised nearly €450,000 to help in the fight against cancer. They are also arranging approximately 35 appointments per month for early detection tests, all on the Costa Blanca, thereby helping to save lives through early detection.
Registration for the 5km Walk For Life begins at 9am ready for a 10.30am start.
And a line-up many of the Costa’s best acts and Sunshine FM promises a fun day for all.
There is a €5 fee. To find out more call 965 329 841/633 487 595 or visit: [email protected].
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Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.
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