Due to the presence of blue green algae in Vancouver Lake, the 2018 Row for the Cure has been rescheduled for October 6.
Below is an excerpt from the press release by Komen:
Updated: Portland, Ore. – July 24, 2018 (12:29 pm)
Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington was made aware of a toxic blue green algae at Vancouver Lake yesterday afternoon by the Clark County Public Health Department and an advisory has been posted at the lake https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/vancouver/algae-advisory-issued-for-vancouver-lake/283-577031461, the location for this Saturday’s 25th Anniversary Row for the Cure event.
Ann Berryman, Komen Director of Development and Communications stated, the health and well-being of our participants is of the utmost importance to us, and a collective decision has been made to move event to October 6, 2018. We look forward to celebrating the long, rich history of this event and the $522,000 raised for breast health education, breast cancer screening/mammograms/diagnostic tests, financial assistance to access treatment and local research.”