Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

Doctors Hospital/88.3 WAFJ/Chick-fil-A Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign: Throughout October, anyone who schedules a mammogram receives a coupon good for a free Chick-fil-A sandwich


Breast Cancer Prevention Coalition Luncheon Meeting: Quarterly luncheon with guest speaker Dr. Julie Blankenship; how a healthy musculoskeletal system promotes optimum wellness; 11 a.m. Oct. 8, The River Club, 307 Riverside Blvd., North Augusta; $12.95, reservations were required by Oct. 5; mail check to 38 Cannon Mill Court, North Augusta, SC 29841; Nita Zachow (803) 279-6019

Breast Cancer Awareness Health Fair: Be aware, be informed, be healthy – theme; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 8, Willhaven Estates, off Gordon Highway two miles west of Fort Gordon Gate 1 and Jimmie Dyess Highway; free, open to the public

Breast Cancer Awareness Charity Ride: Held by Ruff Ryders Augusta; registration 11 a.m. Oct. 8, kickstands up at noon; meet at Starbucks Coffee, 228 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; $10 donation per bike, donations accepted; you don’t have to be a motorcycle rider to participate; ride escorted by police through streets of Augusta, ending at Julian Smith Casino gazebo, Lake Olmstead Park; prize drawings, after-ride cookout; proceeds donated to University Health Breast Cancer Center; (706) 627-3201

Fall Support: Dealing with Breast Cancer: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, University Hospital Cafeteria dining rooms 1-3, 1350 Walton Way; Pam Anderson, RN, CBNC, program coordinator of Breast Health Center, speaker; free; for breast cancer patients and family members only; dinner served, reservations required; (706) 774-4141

Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting: Breast cancer survivor sharing her recent battle; 6 p.m. Oct. 13, Augusta Oncology Associates, 3696 Wheeler Road; free; (706) 736-1830

Miracle Mile 3-Mile Breast Cancer Walk: 8 a.m. Oct. 15, Augusta Common; University Health Care Foundation (706) 667-0030,

Zumba Party in Pink: To raise awareness for breast cancer research and community outreach programs; 1-3 p.m. Oct. 15, Gregg Park Civic Center; $7 advance, $10 at door; (803) 663-7552

What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer: noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 18, University Hospital Cafeteria dining rooms 4-6, 1350 Walton Way; Matthew S. Pugliese, M.D., surgeon, speaker; free; for breast cancer patients and family members only; dinner served, reservations required; (706) 828-2502, toll free (866) 591-2502,

Eating Healthy - Tips & Tools for the Busy Professional: October Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch & Learn, education and support for women and families affected by breast cancer; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19, Georgia Health Sciences Cancer Center, 1411 Laney-Walker Blvd., second floor, conference room 2112; presented by Lindsay Baker RD, LD; free, reservations required by Oct. 17; lunch provided; Nicole Aenchbacher (706) 721-4109

We Think Pink Dinner: Silent auction begins 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center; speaker – Hoda Kotb, of NBC’s fourth hour of the Today show and Dateline NBC; $40 per person, $275 table of eight; tickets on sale at The Augusta Chronicle, 725 Broad St., The Columbia County News-Times, 4272 Washington Road, Evans, and

Who Shot JR?: Presented by Monique Kenney; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Imperial Theatre; in observance of Domestic Violence and Breast Cancer Awareness Month; $23.50-$27.50, includes renovation and handling fees; (706) 664-6510

Current Medical Treatments for Breast Cancer: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Miriam J. Atkins, M.D., oncologist, speaker; free; (706) 828-2502, toll free (866) 591-2502,