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UPDATE: UMoP to Host Lung Cancer Awareness Lunch

PERTH AMBOY – Rain showers are expected for the majority of the day tomorrow, Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Because of this, the event scheduled for tomorrow at 11 a.m. has been officially changed from a Lung Cancer Awareness Walk to a Lung Cancer Awareness Lunch at the Parish House of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on 183 Rector St. in Perth Amboy.

We are asking that the different vendors/organizations that have reserved a table to arrive by 9:45 a.m. to start setting up their tables. At this time we will having participants also starting to coming in to check in or register for the event.
Please feel free to share this information and if you invited anyone to attend we highly recommend you to let them know about this change.

We will have a photo booth, music, food and a great time besides the vendors/advertisers!  We are encouraging the vendors/organizations who had reserved their table to please reconfirm such table due to this official change.

If you need anymore information, do not hesitate to reach me in your most convenient way by phone at 732-395-7371 or
email: unitedmessengers08861 @

Stephanie Marquez-Villafane, Founder & President


Original Press Release

PERTH AMBOY – Nonprofit organization and charity, United Messengers of Peace invites community members to sign up for their first Lung Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday May 13, 2017 beginning at the Perth Amboy Train Station and ending at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (183 Rector St).  Participants can register online at Volunteers are needed for the event. Volunteer information will be provided upon request.

The UMoP Lung Cancer Awareness Walk, supported by the Raritan Bay Area YMCA, Renovation House, Abundant Life Worship Center, Thrift World Outlet, and God’s Army Ministries, will aim to bring awareness of lung cancer to the community.  Registration for this event is free and can be completed ahead of time at

The walk starts at 11:00 AM at the Perth Amboy Train Station, with participant and sponsor registration/check-in running from 9 AM-10:15 AM. Open registration will also occur during this time frame. The walk will begin at 11 AM sharp!

“This is our first season hosting this walk and every year we notice how the need for lung cancer awareness rises,” said Stephanie Márquez-Villafañe, Founder and President.  “With the help of our supporters and community members, we anticipate the spread of lung cancer awareness will increase tremendously this year.”

Following the event, participants are invited to refreshments and information provided by various community businesses and organizations!

For more information or to register online, please visit or

A Quick Note United Messengers of Peace is a registered nonprofit organization and NJ charity. Donations for the event will be accepted at any time and are tax-deductible.

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