women, Evelyn Dane, Dorothy Fulton and Joyce Moran are throwing
their full support behind the 'It's a Girl Thing' campaign which
is being held in October in aid of Cancer Research UK as part of
breast cancer awareness month.
The women, who are members of the Lisburn
Local Committee of Cancer Research UK, have all been closely
affected by cancer. Chairperson, Joyce Moran said: "It's a Girl
Thing gives people the chance to help find a cure for breast
cancer while having some fun doing so.
This is a very worthy cause and Cancer
Research UK can make it really easy for everyone to get
The Lisburn Local Committee has been
fundraising for cancer research since 1958. They have raised
nearly £275,000 in the past 10 years alone and the overall
figure is likely
to be close to £1m.
Kevin Harper, Area Volunteer Manager said,
"The Lisburn Local Committee is a dedicated and committed group
of volunteers and their hard work has always been matched by the
generosity of the people of Lisburn.
"Cancer Research UK currently spends over
£1.7m each year in Northern Ireland alone on ground breaking
research. This vital research would not be possible without the
support of people like the Lisburn Local Committee."
Anyone who wants to get involved with breast
cancer awareness month can regist e r on-line at
www.cancerresearchuk.org/breastcancer or by calling 01865
If you would like to find out more about the
Lisburn Local Committee please contact your Area Volunteer
Manager, Kevin Harper on 07918 034 958 or email