Leesburg:  A beautiful sunny Sunday, April 23d, sandwiched between two days of heavy rain, allowed the Cherry Blossom Breast Cancer Foundation to successfully conduct its 11th year of fundraising for local women’s fight against breast cancer and the Foundation’s first Spring 5K Walk, Run, and Pooch Prance.                                                    “God granted us great weather for the eleventh year,” said Cherry Blossom founder, James Atkins, “but Saturday, Chair Marcy Harris and I were worried that the torrential rains and cold temps would deter participants.” That did not happen.                                    Adults, children, teenagers, Girl Scouts, pooches and dedicated runners came out to support local women and to enjoy the great course at Oatlands Plantation, backed by Grand Sponsor, Middleburg Bank.  Thousands of dollars were raised for Cherry Blossom to donate to local women. www.cherryblossombreastcancerfoundation.org.

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