SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains will host its annual 1 Mile Walk for Breast Cancer on Saturday, Oct. 14 with check-in starting at 8:30 a.m. on the Alan Augustine Village Green next to the Municiple Building  on Park Ave.

Registration for this event is $15 for adults and $5 for kids with all proceeds benefiting Play for P.I.N.K., a non-profit organization dedicated to breast cancer research. Walk individually or as a team!

To speed advances in breast cancer detection, treatment and survivorship, Play for P.I.N.K. (Prevention, Immediate diagnosis, New technology, Knowledge) supports thousands of volunteers nationwide as they raise funds for research through sporting and lifestyle events. Their efforts raise $4.8 million annually — and 100% of that goes to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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BCRF is the highest-rated breast cancer organization in the U.S., with an A+ rating from Charity Watch and a four-star rating from Charity Navigator.

Click here to register.  If you prefer to pay in advance by check, please contact Marcy Lechner at 908-518-1610.   For more info please contact Beth Hornstein at 908-301-1838. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.