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A blue tide floods Altea to fight against cancer

Written by on March 25, 2019

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Article Written & Published in Spanish By: Diario Informacion
Translated by Google from Spanish to English

A blue tide floods Altea to fight against cancer

More than 700 people from the Marina Baixa participated this Sunday in the Solidarity March organized by the association Anemone

March against breast cancer made this Sunday in Altea. DIEGO COELLO

Altea was flooded this Sunday morning with a blue tide formed by more than 750 people from the municipality, Benidorm, La Vila Joiosa and L’Alfàs del Pi who participated in the III Solidarity March against Breast and Gynecological Cancer that the association convened Anemone of Marina Baixa in collaboration with the local board of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC).

Under the slogan “For you, for them € Get moving” , almost a thousand women, men, girls and boys gathered at 10 o’clock in the morning in the Town Hall Square dressed in a light blue T-shirt to support women who suffer from cancer

In the square, the students of the El Blanquinal school that will participate in their next musical show Grease offered a sample of the dances of that musical before at 10:30 am the march began with the baton Sonats.

A banner with the motto of the march led by the mayor of Altea, Jaume Llinares; the general director of Justice of the Valencian Community, Verónica López; the Councilor for Social Welfare of Altea, Diego Martínez; the councilor of Equality of Altea, Vicenta Pérez; the spokesperson for Altea amb Trellat, Anna Alvado; the coordinator of Anemone in Altea, Yolanda Cebrián; and the president of the local board of the AECC of Altea, Vicenta Zaragozí, led the blue tide in a festive atmosphere accompanied by the good weather.

The itinerary traveled along Avenida Rei Jaume I to go towards the Algar River, and from there, through the Camí Fondo, until reaching Altea la Vella where there was a technical stop before returning with the same route to the Town Hall Square where it had been installed. a bar at popular prices in charge of the Feast Committee of the Cristo del Sagrario 2019 and there were several workshops and games for the little ones.

The coordinator of Anemone in Altea thanked the City of Altea “for the help it provides to the association, as well as to all the participants who year after year continue to join the initiative,” because for us it is very important to feel accompanied in this fight.

“For its part, the president of the local board of the Spanish Association Against Cancer of Altea was satisfied with the participation rate” which increases year after year “and thanked the contribution” that have made more than 1,500 people to buy the shirts at 8 euros each. “

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