It's almost time to make strides and make a difference.

An early start to this year's event means even great moves to help beat breast cancer. This year's kickoff breakfast for Making Strides of Shreveport is set to take place on Thursday, August 4. In addition to details about this year's big walk to aid the American Cancer Society, you'll hear about new resources available for your fundraising needs and mingle with your fellow team members and leaders.

And it's whole lot of fun.

Thursday's kickoff breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. in the Orleans Room at Horseshoe Casino. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for sign in. The event should should last until 9 a.m. with special guest including both the Shreveport and Bossier mayors. If you'd like to attend you can RSVP to

It's time to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer and you can help!