A large pink ribbon of Anémona to mark International Breast Cancer Day

This year, the traditional march will be virtual and can be followed from the association's Facebook
Rally this afternoon at Benidorm Town Hall.
Rally this afternoon at Benidorm Town Hall.

From this noon, a large pink ribbon, hanging on the main balcony of Benidorm Town Hall and with the initials of Anémona (Self-help group for women with breast and gynecological cancer), announces that, one more year, the face up the disease in solidarity and with courage.

The mayor of Benidorm, Toni Pérez, and the Councilor for Equality, Ángela Zaragozí, along with members of the three groups represented in the municipal corporation, have accompanied María Botella, president of Anémona, and a representation of the associates in the deployment of the banner with which the acts of the Solidarity Week begin, which will culminate next Monday with the celebration of International Breast Cancer Day.

The Councilor for Equality has referred to the "virtuality" of the events organized this year because of the health controls motivated by Covid-19. In this sense, the pink ribbon of solidarity that Benidorm crosses every year with ‘Muévete con Anémona’ will be celebrated, exceptionally, only on social networks. "Citizens are asked - Zaragozí has ​​indicated - to take pictures of themselves with the pink shirts, typical of Anémona" and to send them to the association so that they "from their Facebook page" share their support on the Internet.

The councilor has clarified that solidarity garments can be purchased at the premises of Anémona, in Calle La Biga, 14 or by calling 865 680 385.

Regarding the activities of the International Day, next Monday, Ángela Zaragozí has ​​positively valued the importance given to sports activities, despite the capacity limitation. "We want to give visibility to physical exercise", has influenced, because this "helps the recovery of affected women and their state of mind. For them it is very beneficial ”.

Events program

Saturday, October 17. Solidarity paddles for them. Rowing trip on the Bay of Benidorm carried out with the collaboration of the Nautical Club.

Sunday, October 18. Virtual march ‘Move with Anémona’.

Monday, October 19. International Breast Cancer Day. 17.30 h. Reading of the manifesto in the Municipal Center ‘El Torrejó’, with limited capacity. 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 'Non-Stop' activity at Mirador del Castell with Pilates, yoga and gym classes.