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Breast cancer awareness month

Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Here are events planned for this week in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, seventh annual Ladies in Pink Luncheon, Guyan Country Club. Guest speakers will include Dr. Erica Barringer and survivors Deborah Gibson and Amy Herrenkohl. Shopping in the parlor begins at 11 a.m. Reservations required by Wednesday, Oct. 3. Ticket price is $35. Checks should be made payable to St. Mary's Foundation and mailed to St. Mary's Regional Cancer Center, 2900 1st Ave., Huntington, WV 25702. Proceeds benefit St. Mary's Pink Ribbon Fund, which provides mammograms to local women who are uninsured or underinsured.

5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, breast cancer survivor's dinner, Ramada Inn Limited, 16th Street Road. Call 304-526-2440 for registration information.

Thursday, Oct. 11, breast cancer support group meeting, St. Mary's Regional Heart Institute, room 204, 2900 1st Ave., Huntington. Call 304-526-8221 for more information.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, free clinical breast exams (breast cancer screening), Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. For appointments, call 304-526-2440.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12, Zumba for the Cure, Christ Temple Church, gymnasium, 2400 Johnstown Road, Huntington. Event is for all ages and levels and will include prizes and refreshments. Tickets are $15 and $25 (VIP front row placement) in advance and can be purchased at St. Mary's Wellness Center, St. Mary's Regional Heart Institute, 2900 1st Ave., Huntington, or by calling Toni Karle at 304-208-4525. Tickets are $20 at the door the evening of the event.

Saturday, Oct. 13, Susan G. Komen I Am the Cure Walk, Central Park, Ashland. To donate or join a team, contact Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Women's Center at 606-836-PINK.

5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 15, breast cancer support group, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. For more details, call 304-526-2443.

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