Following last years record breaking Melbourne “Put Your Foot Down” Walk, this years will take place on Sunday 3rd May 2015 and will once again start at Alexandra Gardens on the banks of the Yarra River. The 5km route (new from last year) will follow the scenic river paths and return along Southbank Promenade.
Our second annual 'Put Your Foot Down' walk in Western Australia will take place on Sunday 24th May in Perth. We are hoping that the generous & supportive people of Perth can once again get behind this walk.
On Friday 20th March, Brisbane law firm McCullough Robertson held a Dress Down Day, with all proceeds going to the Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. Jemma Spotswood, who is a Personal Assistant at the firm, chose the Foundation as the recipient of this Dress Down Day’s proceeds as her father Jim is battling Stage 4 pancreatic cancer and has been a supporter of the Foundation for some time.
Professor Minoti Apte, a Pancreatic Cancer Researcher has been awarded the NSW Premier's Award for Woman of the Year! It is a fantastic acknowledgement of Minoti’s work in this field and international standing in Pancreatic Cancer research.
A huge congratulations to Pancreatic Cancer Survivor George Hillen and his colleagues Luke Hoolihan and Paul Lawson who, on February 28th, fulfilled their challenge of reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest free standing mountain.
We had a truly incredible walk in Hobart with numbers almost four times what they were in 2013. The weather was slightly challenging – 5 degrees to begin with, with snow on the mountain, rain, gusting winds and hail during the morning.
The third annual Adelaide walk was held on a fresh spring morning at Grange. In line with the Brisbane and Melbourne walks, numbers increased substantially at the walk, with 311 registrations (138 last year) and so far $13,070 has been raised.
Our 3rd Annual walk was a huge increase on last year, 232 people registered and $24,948 has been raised so far. So heartwarming to see so many wanting to be part of the push to raise awareness and funds for Pancreatic Cancer research.