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#118657 06-28-2010 03:43 PM
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I just read the newsletter and saw that a walk is scheduled for Pittsburgh, Pa in Sept. Just was curious about who was running it,and if I can help in anyway? I live about 60 miles south of the city. I am planning on walking and hopefully getting some family and friends to participate. Keep me informed if you can. Thanks Linda


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linroth #118715 06-29-2010 01:19 PM
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Hi Linda,

That would be great if you can help and participate.

You can contact Gaurav Shah at gas31@pitt.edu. He is the contact but if you have any other questions, let me know.

He is a dental student and very excited to be doing this. It is the first oc walk in Pittsburgh.

Thanks so much!!!

Susan



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Susan, Thanks so much for the info. I'll be keeping in touch to get updates, and I'll e-mail Gaurav to see if I can do anything out my way to help get the word around. Thanks again for the reply.
Linda


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linroth #118775 06-30-2010 12:26 PM
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Great Linda!

I am sure it will be a huge success, definitely spread the word about the event.

Keep checking the events site and facebook page for any updates or changes.

Thanks for your support!!

Susan


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I hope I can make this walk too . I am about 45 minutes from Pittsburgh. Across the Ohio River and just soth of rte 22.


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That would be great Jim!!! It should ge a great event!!


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Thank you so much for the posts and support. The 5K Walk & Run is being held by a group of dental students at the University of Pittsburgh. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

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Gaurav_Shah , just when and where will the walk take place? I want to be there to walk as far as I can. I will be having my 3rd surgery for an Aortic Anneurysm son and I hope I can make some new OC friends in person.


Since posting this. UPMC, Pittsburgh, Oct 2011 until Jan. I averaged about 2 to 3 surgeries a week there. w Can't have jaw made as bone is deteroriating steaily that is left in jaw. Mersa is to blame. Feeding tube . Had trach for 4mos. Got it out April.
--- Passed away 5/14/14, will be greatly missed by everyone here
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Hi Jim,

The walk is September 18th at Riverside Park I believe, go to the events site Jim for more info, Gaurav's website is above as well.

Hope you can make it, even if you don't walk. Having you there for support and represent OCF would be wonderful.

Take care

Susan


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*Brother passed away from tongue cancer in 2006 at age 47, was co-caregiver, he was non-smoker/casual drinker

LETS MAKE ORAL CANCER HISTORY!

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