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Events set for breast cancer awareness

Oct. 15, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

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

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.

All day, Wednesday, Oct. 17, Pink Out at Huntington VA Medical Center. Staff and volunteers are encouraged to wear pink to raise awareness.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, breast cancer awareness 1K and luncheon, Huntington VA Medical Center. Staff, veterans, volunteers and community members are invited to participate.

1 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, free breast cancer screening, St. Mary's Breast Center, Outpatient Center, 2900 1st Ave., Huntington. Open to the public. Receive a coupon for a discounted mammogram. Registration is required by calling 304-526-1492.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, Pink Pursuit Zumbathon in the VFW Post 9738 ballroom 227 Main St. in Guyandotte. Class is free, but donations accepted. For information, call 304-523-9100.

7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, Marshall Dig Pink volleyball game, Cam Henderson Center, Huntington.

9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, Central Park, Ashland. To donate or join a team, contact Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Women's Center at 606-836-PINK.

10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 20, breast cancer survivors day of beauty, King's Daughters Medical Center, Health Education Center, lower level, 2201 Lexington Ave., Ashland. Manicures, skin care, door prizes and educational literature. Light refreshments and free gifts while supplies last. Crowning of Beauty Queen for the Day. Events are reserved for survivors first. To register, call 888-377-KDMC.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, Cuts for the Cure, Lee David Salon, 148 West 8th Ave., Huntington. $30 donation per hair cut. No appointment necessary. Refreshments available. All proceeds benefit St. Mary's Pink Ribbon Fund. For more details, call Lee David Salon at 304-522-3100.

1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, Marshall Dig Pink volleyball game, Cam Henderson Center, Huntington. Auction items will be available. A portion of the proceeds benefit St. Mary's Pink Ribbon Fund.

5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, Look Good ... Feel Better, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1340 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington. Free, hands-on group workshop presented by the American Cancer Society and dedicated to helping female cancer patients cope with and combat the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment. For more information, call 800-664-7989.

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