Precautions added to Wings of Hope Aug. 1 butterfly release

Event honors and remembers loved ones who have faced cancer
July 21, 2020

The 10th Annual Wings of Hope...A Butterfly Release to benefit the Cancer Support Community Delaware will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 1, outside Beebe’s Tunnell Cancer Center, 18947 John J. Williams Highway, Rehoboth Beach.

The event is highlighted by the release of monarch butterflies in recognition of family, friends and neighbors throughout Sussex County whose lives have been affected by cancer.

Organizers announced changes have been made due to social distancing protocols. Admission to the ceremony will be limited to include only sponsors and those who purchased or will purchase a live butterfly. The event will be streamed on Facebook live and will be available to view Monday, Aug. 3, on the Cancer Support Community website.

Incyte Corp. is the presenting sponsor, along with other generous sponsors M&T Bank, Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge 2540, Mallard Financial, Cape Pharmacy, Sussex Eye Center, Kids Cottage, Village Salon & Spa, Apple Electric, PNC Investments, and an anonymous sponsor whose support will help reduce the cost of a live butterfly to $25.

Live and seeded butterflies are available for purchase to symbolize the special lives affected by cancer.

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