Crime & Public Safety

Lowcounty Rockin' the Pink Breast Cancer Walk raises $13,000

Participants of the 2015 Lowcountry Rockin' the Pink Breast Cancer Walk raised $13,000 to help fund medical bills and cancer detection tests throughout the county.

The walk was hosted by the Bluffton Township Fire District and the money will be split between Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health, Hilton Head Hospital and the Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation for the Women's Imaging Center, according to the fire district's news release.

Planning for the 2016 walk scheduled for Oct. 15, 2016 will begin soon. Anyone interested in joining the planning committee can contact Leslie at the fire district by calling 843-757-2800.