In early November, seven franchise industry professionals involved in WEBB, or Women Empowered By Business, participated in the Susan G. Komen’s Breast Cancer 3-Day® 60-mile walk in Dallas, TX. The team, “Team SpiderWEBB,” was sponsored by 25 franchisors, who helped them raise over $20 thousand for breast cancer awareness and research.
The streets of Dallas were teeming with supporters from all over the country during those momentous three days, and the energy and enthusiasm of both the walkers and the spectators was running high. There were people sporting various shades of pink, as well as those who held signs and pictures honoring their loved ones who were battling breast cancer or had passed away because of it.
“The 3-Day Walk is such an important event because we know so many people in our own franchise family as well as our franchisor partners that are currently battling the disease or are breast cancer survivors. It is a traumatic experience to have to go through, and we don’t want them to feel that they are fighting this disease alone,” said Lori Tyll, senior vice president of operations at The Entrepreneur’s Source (TES), and co-founder of WEBB. “If we can raise over $20 thousand toward finding a cure for breast cancer as first year participants, can you imagine what we could do as an industry collectively moving forward,” she added. Read more.
Franchise Industry Professionals Unite In Support Of Breast Cancer Awareness & Research
January 6, 2010 by Cris | 0 Comments