Emeritus College

Director and Professor Emerita Coordinates Team for Pledge the Pink!!


Elaine Richardson (Director and Professor Emerita) is a two time breast cancer survivor.  Earlier this year, she coordinated a team to participate in Pledge the Pink, a 3 Day/ 3 Island/ 10 miles a day walk to raise money for screening, treatment, and breast cancer research.  Her team, the Tumornators, had 9 members who collectively raised over $4000.  The event was held September 22-24, 2017.

The Tumornators, along with nearly 1300 other participants from 48 states, walked 10 miles each day starting on Daufuskie Island, then Callawassie Island, and ending on Hilton Head Island on day 3.  As part of her training during the months leading up to the big event, Elaine participated in 3 virtual walks: 9.1 miles to celebrate the Queen of England’s birthday (Royally Pink), a half marathon (13.1 miles) in honor of National Pink Flamingo Day, and 5 miles a day for the 14 days leading up to the Solar Eclipse (Love You to the Moon).  She has already set up the team for the 2018 walk and currently has 10 members registered.

Team Members for 2017:

Elaine Richardson (Director and Professor Emerita)
Debi Culler, survivor and current employee of Clemson (municipal court judge)
Janet Dillon, university employee
Janis Hall, CU alum (and my sister)
Sharon Moore, New Smyrna Beach, FL and former CU employee
Nela Laughridge, Greenville, SC
Sandra McGee, Clemson, SC
Mirenda Boska, Central, SC
Paul Boska, Central, SC and CU alum


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