Beach to Beach Swim Raises $14,000 for Fight Against Breast Cancer -- August 30, 2005
BANGOR, Maine, USA. August 30. THE Fifth Annual Beach to Beach Swim for Breast Cancer was a huge sucess this year for organizers, providing support for Caring Connections and Encoreplus Breast Cancer support groups throughout Maine.
Sponsors Sandollar Spa and Pool, Three Bangor Y's, The Junior League of Bangor, Eastern Maine Charities and Beach Pond Marine raised more than $14,000 in the fight against breast cancer, exceeding their goal of $10,000, and had more than 90 swimmers participate.
Swimmers had their choice of which distance to swim and the option of competing as an individual or as part of a team of six.