The following message is posted on behalf of David Mordkofsky, SPS student in the Project Management (PROM 210) course.

Hello SPS Community!

We wanted to let you know that a group of SPS students will be taking part in a worthy event on Oct 21st, and we invite you to join us!

Team Busibodies, David Mordkofsky

As part of a class assignment for Project Management (PROM 210) CUNY School of Professional Studies, our team of 6 students (Ayanna Cassanova, Tenaya Randolph, Jennifer Pagaduan, Marco Vasquez, Debra Daniel-Sealey, and David Mordkofsky), have decided to participate in the 2012 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk/Run, in association with the American Cancer Society. The event will take place on Sunday, October 21st 2012 at 8:30AM in Central Park, NYC.

As part of the course curriculum, we needed to choose a project to manage. Our team decided to take part in a “real” fundraising project where we could help to make a difference in our community, and felt that Making Strides was the perfect choice. We call ourselves Team Busibodies!

Team Busibodies would like to invite you, (CUNY students and facility members) to join us on Oct 21stand walk with us! Friends and family members are also welcome! This is a great opportunity to help support a worthy cause, showing support for CUNY SPS and the American Cancer Society.

Team Busibodies, Ayanna Cassanova

I welcome everyone to visit our team’s home page on the Making Strides website. From here, anyone can view our mission, track our progress, read our personal stories, and make a donation.

There is no cost to walk with us, although we welcome donations, and encourage you to ask your friends and family members to help support you.

We will even provide free Busibodies t-shirts and water (while supplies last).

The Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk/Run starts at 8:30am on Sunday, October 21, 2012.

Here is the detailed information:

1. Meet at 72nd Street and 5th Avenue at 7:30am (on the corner)

2. We will give out T-Shirts (while supplies last).

3. We will walk in together to the start (72nd Street Bandshell)

Directions – 6 train to 77th Street & Lexington Avenue. From there you would need to walk to 72nd & 5th Avenue. This is the closest train to the park entrance.

If you would like more information, please email David Mordkofsky.

Thank you!
Team Busibodies

Team Busibodies, Tenaya Randolph

Why We are Making Strides:

We are participating in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event because we, along with most people, have been touched or have been affected by breast cancer in some way. As a team, we know that we can, and will make a difference in the fight to end breast cancer.

This cause is personal to us. Some of us have lost loved ones–friends and/or family members–some having not even reached the age we are today.

We look forward to days of better treatments and lasting cures. As a team, we believe we can help get there. We aim to inspire hope, and to help raise awareness. The awareness we hope to bring about deals not only with how important fundraising efforts are in reaching a cure, but also relates to the importance of preventative measures, helping to stop this deadly disease in its tracks.

We are also walking to honor breast cancer survivors, and let them know we stand with them in their fight.

We thank you, and invite you to join us!

Who are We Making Strides For:

We walk for our sons and daughters, parents, grandparents, friends, and all loved ones we know who have been or might be affected by this deadly disease.

Team Busibodies, Jennifer Pagaduan

Why We Support the American Cancer Society:

Today 1 of every 2 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer reaches out to the American Cancer Society for help and support. The donations our team raises will enable investment in groundbreaking breast cancer research, free information and services for women diagnosed with the disease, and access to mammograms for women who need them. Our donations will help more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors celebrate another birthday this year!

Saving lives from breast cancer starts one team, one walker, and one dollar at a time. We know that the American Cancer Society is the leader in the fight to end breast cancer. We know that supporting them will ensure that if you need someone to talk to anytime of the day or night, they’ll be there. If your friend is losing her hair from chemo, your mother needs a ride to treatment or a loved one needs a place to stay when treatment is far from home, they will be there to help.

Please join us and together we will walk for a world without breast cancer.