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Press Release August 2014


For Immediate Release: August 22, 2014

For More Information, Contact:

Aneta Campos
Founder and President
Blackout Melanoma
(636) 579-0640


WHAT: (Chesterfield, MO) Blackout Melanoma will be hosting their 5th annual Beca’s Five (5K) at Creve Coeur Lake.

WHO: Blackout Melanoma is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, advocating and providing resources to secure a generation free of Melanoma. In a continuing partnership with Washington University Division of Dermatology Blackout Melanoma is helping to provide the much needed funding for melanoma research.

WHEN: Saturday September 20, 2014. Race day packet pick up is at 7:00am and the race begins promptly at 8:00am.  Click the following link for Registration for Beca’s Five.

WHERE: Tremayne Shelter at Creve Coeur Park, Sailboat Cove, 13725 Marine 63146.

WHY: The vision for the Beca’s Five benefit walk & fun run is that it may serve as a special opportunity where people can gather to, as Beca would say, “be aware, take time to share, show that you care”. This inspiring young lady envisioned a society where no one else encounters the dangerous diagnosis of metastatic melanoma skin cancer – a Melanoma FREE generation! There is no known cure for metastatic melanoma. However, we know that through awareness and early detection, metastatic melanoma skin cancer can be prevented.

Founder and President of Blackout Melanoma, Aneta Campos, said, “Every hour Melanoma takes another life. Melanoma kills an estimated 9,710 people in the US annually. If melanoma is recognized and treated early, it is almost always curable. Our hope is to one day blackout melanoma. Blackout Melanoma would like to thank all of the sponsors and donors who make this possible. Please join us in our fight.”

For more information or to register for this event visit Blackout Melanoma’s website.

Founder and President, Aneta Campos, will be available for media interviews following the event.

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Mailing Address

Blackout Melanoma
1100 Town and Country Commons Dr.
PO Box 6512
Chesterfield, MO 63017-8285