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Join Farmers on Sunday, October 25th

LOS ANGELES, CA—(October 22, 2009)— CITY OF HOPE WALK FOR HOPE AGAINST BREAST CANCER – October is breast cancer awareness month, and Farmers Insurance group of companies® is a proud sponsor of this year's City of Hope Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer on October 25. Farmers agents and employees will walk for our sisters, mothers, aunts and even brothers in the fight against this terrible disease. Farmers has a long history of involvement with the City of Hope, a hospital leading the way in cancer treatments. In many cases, the City of Hope is the last hope for patients.

“My mother died of breast cancer nearly 30 years ago, and many of my sisters at Farmers are breast cancer survivors, and I am walking for all of them,” explains Doris Dunn, Director of Corporate Communications at Farmers Insurance. “I am so proud to work for a company that supports the City of Hope and all of its great work.”

WHAT:   City of Hope Walk for Hope Against Breast Cancer. $25 registration ($15 for children under 18) will be available on line until Friday, October 23. Participants can also register at the walk on Sunday for $45.
WHEN:   Sunday October 25—Registration and Expo area opens at 8:00 am; the walk begins at 10:00 am
WHERE:   City of Hope grounds in Duarte, Calif. (210 & Highland Ave.) Parking is available at Santa Anita Park (210 & Santa Anita Ave.) with shuttle service starting at 7:00 am

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