Walk for mesothelioma research at the ranch

The Pacific Mesothelioma Center will host its sixth annual 5K walk/hike fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., Oct. 22 at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills.

On-site registration will open at 8:30 a.m.

The day will start with either a 5K or 1K walk at the ranch. A catered lunch will follow, along with vendors, live music and an opportunity drawing.

All of the money raised will benefit mesothelioma research.

The Pacific Mesothelioma Center is a division of the Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, a nonprofit medical research institute that seeks to find better treatment options for diseases of the heart, lung and blood including mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos that disproportionately affects veterans.

Registration, which includes a T-shirt, is $45 online and $50 on event day. For more information or to register, go to www.phlbi.org/5k-walk-for-mesothelioma.