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Sunday, September 18, 2011

I {heart} Mominor...

{Katie and Me}

It is that time of year...We walk to honor, respect, support, and remember!

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer walk has ALWAYS been dear to my heart.
This year I honor my sweet Crazy Aunt Jane for being an amazing survivor and remember one very special lady. Scootin' for Sandy was established as our team name last year when a mom to one of my favorite school biffies was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Katie and I have taught at Walton Ferry for 4 years now. I knew the minute I met her, I quite liked her. Same is true about her family...I knew the minute I met them, I quite liked them. They are best described as teacher teaching, people loving, yard sale going, crafty crafties, and overall just GOOD people. Mrs. Sandy Venable, Katie’s mom, taught in Sumner County for basically EVER. She loved to teach. She and her sweet husband, Mike, raised three beautiful daugthers...Carrie, Katie, and Cassie. They all look like their beautiful mother and carry her love for life. Mominor was Mrs. Sandy's nickname given to her by her grandson Jaxson.
{Mrs. Sandy and her beautiful daugther, Katie}

{Mrs. Sandy and her grandson, Jaxson}

, 2010, Sweet Mominor Mrs. Sandy lost her battle with breast cancer. Last year we walked the Komen walk in her memory and will do the same thing this year. We went, we cried, we laughed, and mostly, we missed her and her sweet sweet spirit. She was a wonderful woman that would have been so proud of all the friends and family that came and walked. Our team was a beautiful mess of, friends, family members, Mrs. Sandy's high school friends, Katie and Cassie's sorority sisters, and even friends that had never met was beautiful.

{Komen Walk 2010 in Brentwood, TN}

{Mrs. Sandy's beautiful daugther, Cassie...showing her love for her mom}

This year, we are going to blow the roof off of this fundraiser! Here are the details about the event:

2011 Greater Nashville Race for the Cure
Race Date: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Race Time: Race Village opens at 6am and Race begins at 9am
Race Location: Maryland Farms, Brentwood, TN
Join the largest series of 5k runs/fitness walks in the world.
Best Science. Boldest Community. Biggest Impact.
United in the fight against Breast Cancer.

How to sign up:
Go here...

You are joining Team Scootin' for Sandy under organization it is listed as Walton Ferry Elementary School.


You can sign up using a credit card and be sure to indicate your shirt size and other important information.

I will be sending out emails to the people that have joined our team when t-shirts are available, etc. I will go pick up the shirts and have a local pick-up opportunity once all of that is settled.

The cost to sign-up is $35.00 and that includes a shirt. If you can't actually attend the event, you can sign-up under the "Sleep-In for the Cure" option that is $40.00 and your shirt will be mailed directly to you after the event.

It is a super duper fun day. So fun to be apart of something so moving!

Please join us and invite anyone to join!

Please shoot me an email if you have any questions at all.