Inaugural Chocolate Tour to raise funds for cancer research

Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute is offering the 2011 Chocolate Tour at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, on Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center's East Health Campus on Hope Drive in Hershey, Pa. Cyclists, walkers and runners can support cancer research by participating in this event, which includes routes through the beautiful countryside of central Pennsylvania, including the historic chocolate towns of Hershey, home of The Hershey Company’s chocolate factory; Elizabethtown, home of the M&M/Mars chocolate factory; and Lititz, home of the Wilbur Chocolate Company.

Money raised will support cancer research at the Medical Center and its Cancer Institute. A commemorative T-shirt and water bottle are guaranteed to event participants registered by Sept. 15. To register today and for more details, visit

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Last Updated August 25, 2011