Palm Seaside County’s 2022 Warriors in Pink

Palm Seaside County’s 2022 Warriors in Pink

Due to the pandemic, final yr the Susan G. Komen’s annual Downtown West Palm Seaside run and stroll to boost breast-cancer consciousness and analysis funds went digital. 

On Saturday, nonetheless, the favored occasion — which attracts 1000’s of individuals and spectators — shall be again at its acquainted staging space at Meyer Amphitheater — with a brand new identify. 

As an alternative of being referred to as “Race for the Remedy,” the 2022 occasion known as the “Komen Extra Than Pink Stroll.” 

“We modified the identify to place the main target again on fundraising somewhat than racing,” Susan G. Komen Florida Improvement Director Tia Isoff-Celestin stated. “We wished to supply the neighborhood a possibility to come back out and provides it their all from a fundraising perspective, to be enveloped in the entire expertise. Avid runners can nonetheless run, however we wished to make it extra open to everybody and be extra inclusive to households.” 

One factor that hasn’t modified, is that the group nonetheless selects a half-dozen native girls yearly to honor for his or her braveness and style throughout their breast most cancers journeys. 

So, let’s meet the 2022 Warriors in Pink.

The 2022 Warriors in Pink (from left): Kelly Stephens, Danette Volmy, Sara Duff, Chakela Montgomery, Sherri Boyce, Sharon Perry.

Sherri Boyce 

Age: 57; lives in Jupiter.

Boyce is a counselor at Glades Central Group Excessive Faculty. She grew up in Hicksville, NY, and has been residing in Florida for 20 years.

Sherry Boyce

She enjoys paddling water sports activities, strolling, crocheting, and studying. “I’m extremely grateful, humble, grateful, and proud to be a Warrior for 2022,” she stated 

A member of the Jupiter Medical Heart “Residing with Breast Most cancers” help group since June 2014, Boyce stated, “I hope that I’ve been capable of assist others. My purpose and mission are to be an inspiration to others by elevating consciousness about Aesthetic Flat Closure (AFC) as a viable choice for girls who’re dealing with mastectomy because of a breast most cancers prognosis. It is very important bear in mind that reconstruction surgical procedure just isn’t the identical as breast augmentation surgical procedure. Ladies have to be made conscious of all the info and make an knowledgeable resolution about their selection of surgical procedure.”