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Julie Rogers run celeberity guest announced
Fans are sure to be swooning as a charter member of the rat pack is named as the celebrity guest of the Julie Rogers 5k run.
More than 100 cancer survivors gathered today in front of Beaumont City Hall to announce Paul Anka as the celebrity guest.
Anka wrote the theme song for the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson along with several number one hits.
Also, new this year will be the color rush, along the way students will spray the runners with neon paint splatter.
As far as the reason for the event, it's all about raising money for the Gift of Life during national ovarian and breast cancer awareness months which is September and October.
Annually the Gift of Life breast cancer program provides more than 2,000 free mammograms.
The fun run is set for October 5th and will start at Beaumont City Hall.