Big crowd again for breast cancer awareness walk at Watt Farms

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 24 October 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – Watt Farms hosted a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk for the 11th time today and several hundred people participated in the event at the farm on Route 98.

People could walk for either 1 kilometer or 5 kilometers through the orchards at Watt’s.

Karen Meiers, a breast cancer survivor for four years, is pictured with members of the Holley Fire Department and their families. Meiers is married to Ron Meiers, a former Holley fire chief.

The Holley firefighters passed out pink plastic fire helmets today for children at the Making Strides event.

Kevin Dann, the deputy Holley fire chief, shows his support for fighting breast cancer.

Liz Snyder of Albion signs in to participate on the walk at Watt’s.

Karen Watt, right, is a breast cancer survivor. She is pictured with her children, Brody and Lauren Kirby, and Lauren’s son Evan, 3.

Harris Reed, the assistant fire chief at Holley, pulls a wagon with his daughter Abigail. They opted for the longer route: 5 kilometers.

A team from Hartway Motors in Medina stops for a group photo in the orchard at Watt’s.

The event in recent years has annually raised about $50,000 for the American Cancer Society.