Aug. 2, 2012
-- The Urology Group (in Cincinnati, OH) is proud to announce that Oscar Palmer Robertson has been named the honorary chairperson for this year’s Great Prostate Cancer Challenge.
The annual Great Prostate Cancer Challenge is a 5K walk/run established to raise money for prostate cancer research and community screenings as well as to increase community awareness about prostate cancer and the importance of early detection. This year’s race will take place at the new state-of-the-
art Urology Group building located at 2000 Joseph Sanker Blvd in Norwood, OH. The start time is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Saturday September 8th. Anyone interested can register here: http://greatprostatecancerchallenge.com/
In addition, family activities including a bouncy house, face painting, and raffles are planned for after the race. It’s all about brining the community together to fight prostate cancer.
The 2011 Great Prostate Cancer Challenge had over 40 national and local sponsors, 600 participates, and raised more than $88,000.00.
Oscar Palmer Robertson (a.k.a. The Big O) is a basketball legend. In 2000, he was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches “Player of the Century”. In 2006, he was one of five to be the first inducted into the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ Basketball Hall of Fame. On top of being a basketball legend, Mr. Robertson is also a local legend and one of the University of Cincinnati’s most prominent alumni. He holds a business degree and honorary doctorate in humane letters. In addition, UC has awarded him the Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship and the William Howard Taft Medal. More importantly than any of that, he is a prostate cancer survivor.
Additional information about the 6th annual Great Prostate Cancer Challenge can be found here: http://theurologygroup.net/education-and-events/great-pro...