H. Lavity Stoutt Community College has joined with two non-profit organizations in a territory-wide campaign against cancer.

The ‘Race for Cancer,’ scheduled for Saturday Nov. 13, at the College’s Paraquita Bay Campus, will be held in collaboration with the BVI Cancer Society and the Rotary Clubs, and forms part of a series of planned activities this year in observance of the College’s 20th anniversary.

The Race Director, Stephanie Russ Penn, said the College is approaching schools, businesses, other NGOs and individuals to support the fund raising drive. Arrangements are also being made for Virgin Gorda participants to be on Tortola for the event.

According to the World Health Organization, cancer rates in developing countries are progressively approaching those in the industrialised countries.

For more information about how to make contributions or to support the fund raising efforts, please contact the Race Director, tel. 852-7216, or email sruss@hlscc.edu.vg.

(resource: BVIPlantinum.com)