October 18

Raise the Rack - Bench-press for Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Jiu-Jitsu and Strength Academy
229 Shunpike Rd
Cromwell, CT 06416

The Walker Group will be sponsoring our first ever "Raise the Rack" fundraising event in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Join us Saturday, October 18th at 2pm for a fun afternoon filled with fitness buffs and tons of Bench Pressing for Breast Cancer.

The event is being hosted by Matt Bryers at Jiu-Jitsu & Strength Academy located at 229 Shunpike Road, Cromwell, CT 06416.

Participants pay a $20 entry fee with the goal of each participant raising $100.

You can donate but not participate.

Spectators welcome!!!

All participants should post there "goal lift" in the comments section.  This is a 1 -2 rep per person event.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease.

Facts About Breast Cancer in the U.S.

  • One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
  • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
  • Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women.
  • Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.
  • Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,150 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 410 will die each year.

About the Walker Group

The Walker Group is one of Connecticut’s largest, IT Services companies assisting businesses in creating stable, secure network infrastructures. How do we do IT? Great people. As a social enterprise, Walker puts people before profit and employs a team of experienced professionals who are equally passionate about technology and helping others.