The Cooroy Future Group, in partnership with Noosa Library Service and the Friends of Mill Place hosted the Pink Precinct Fun Trail for the National Breast Cancer foundation this morning.
Over 100 entrants paid a gold coin donation to enter, dressed in pink then embarked on a fun trail around Cooroy. All ages and fitness levels participated in the fun, with prams and canines joining in, in teams , or with new friends. Groups represented including staff and students from Noosa District High school, the local fire service, after hours care and more came to help raise funds and awareness for the foundation.
The local businesses generously sponsored the event by donating prizes or by donating directly to the National Breast Cancer foundation. Sponsors included Cooroora Wood Workers, Camphor laurel group, Sandpit Kids, Cooroy Harvest Fresh, Hinteractive Physio, Live Life Pharmacy, Club Cooroy RSL, High Tea Licious, Cooroy Outdoor Power, Maison de Provence, E Fitness, Lake Ridge Health and Beauty, Lou Lou’s Hair and Mind, Belvedere News, Cooroy Shoes, Cooroy Drapery, Jamaica Blue, and United Synergies.
After the walk prizes were presented and local breast cancer survivors Sandra Harding, Irene Bell and Jenny Morris shared their stories. All of them emphasised the importance of early detection. Breastscreen Queensland mobile will be coming to Cooroy from 21 November to 9 December so come in for your free BreastScreen if you are female and over 40.
The Cooroy Tai Chi group performed as a calming, serene end to the morning. Thanks to all who came and helped up support such a great cause.