Thursday, June 6, 2013
Komen Cancels Cleveland 3 Day Walk, After This Year
The Susan G Komen 3 Day event, which raises money by having participants pledge $2,500 and walking 60 miles over a three-day period, is being canceled in Cleveland and six other cities after this year's event.
At least one Right to Life chapter believes the cancellation is due to a drop in participation because of Komen's funding ties to Planned Parenthood.
Jim spoke with Sean Shacklett, the Executive Director of Susan G. Komen, Northeast Ohio Affiliate, prior to the announcement. Shacklett talked about this year's 3 Day event, and the Race for the Cure, which will be held in September in Cleveland.