Mesa educator John Rhode became an instant celebrity when he became the 2011 winner on “The Biggest Loser,” and now he is helping to promote healthy living locally at an Aug. 18 appearance at a breast cancer awareness event.
Rhode will join Miss Phoenix 2012 to honor breast cancer survivors and their supporters at 4 p.m. at the Mesa Hilton, 1011 W. Holmes Ave. The event includes a catered dinner, entertainment and prizes. Attendees will prepare for the Empower One Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Sept. 22 at the Phoenix Zoo.
The event is sponsored by the Breast Cancer Society Inc. and Hilton Worldwide. For information, call (480) 284-4014, extension 109.