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By Jeff Pack
Staff Writer 

Komen IE's More Than Pink Walk goes virtual


Last updated 10/22/2020 at 11:26am

Janice Lovendahl

Village News/Courtesy photo

Janice Lovendahl is ready to begin her walk in the virtual More Than Pink Walk to support Susan G. Komen Inland Empire's work to combat breast cancer and support breast cancer patients and survivors. Participants like Lovendahl were asked to record portions of their walk during the virtual event.

According to Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Executive Director Jill Eaton, the breast cancer organization being forced by the COVID-19 pandemic to host its second annual More Than Pink Walk virtually may have been a blessing.

"It was somewhat of a challenge to a degree, but it also allowed us to really continue to expand our footprint," Eaton said. "Our affiliate is two counties, Riverside and San Bernardino, which happened to be the largest counties in the United States. By going virtual, we actually were touching a larger footprint.

"We had new teams that came in from outside of the immedia...

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