Grand opening for new BCBC Resource Center at Brandi Fenton Park - Tucson News Now

Grand opening for new BCBC Resource Center at Brandi Fenton Park

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Beat Cancer Boot Camp is holding a grand opening for their new ResourceCenter located at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park Saturday morning, and the publicis invited to attend.

Based in Tucson, Beat Cancer Boot Camp (BCBC) is an exercise program thatempowers and inspires cancer survivors to take charge of their health, whileconditioning their minds and bodies for healing. The 501(c)3 nonprofit organizationwas created to encourage and support survivors to engage in physical activitythroughout the many stages of fighting cancer. In addition to meeting forexercise, BCBC programs provide support, education and camaraderie for cancersurvivors, their families and friends.

BCBC has long conducted outdoor classes at Brandi Fenton Park, and theCounty provided a small office for the organization in the park's VisitorCenter.

The new Resource Center, will be in the east wing of the Visitor Center, andwill provide "a safe, quiet, comfortable ‘healing' community place dedicatedfor use by cancer patients, cancer survivors, their family and friends, andanyone affected by cancer in their lives," said BCBC founder Anita Kellman.

WHEN:  September 28 beginning at 8a.m. with an outdoor class; then the ribbon cutting at 9 a.m., which will befollowed by refreshments and a tour of the center.

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