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Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

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OCTOBER

Doctors Hospital Mammo­gram: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays; everyone who schedules a mammogram in October receives a coupon good for a free Chick-fil-A sandwich with the purchase of any beverage; (877) 357-0159

Mobile Mammography: Today, Shane’s Rib Shack, Evans; Tuesday, Belk, North Augusta; Wednesday, City of North Augusta/University Hospital; Thursday, Aiken Fiberglass Yarn; Saturday, Dillard’s, Augusta Mall; Oct. 8, City of Augusta employees; Oct. 9 Tuscany Spa, Evans; Oct. 10, The Home Depot, Bobby Jones Expressway; Oct. 11, Edgefield Medical Center; Oct. 12, Christ Community/University Hospital; Oct. 15, Belle Terrace Health and Wellness Center; Oct. 16, Internal Medicine Partners, 3121 Peach Orchard Road; Oct. 17, Scana Energy; Oct. 18, Aiken Fiberglass Yarn; Oct. 22, SRS Area F; Oct. 23, Walgreens, Peach Orchard Road; Oct. 24, Club Car; Oct. 25, Fievet Pharmacy, Washington, Ga.; Oct. 26, Walmart, Aiken; Oct. 29, SRS Area B; Oct. 30, Lincoln County Health Department, Lincolnton; Oct. 31, Columbia County Government Complex; open to women older than 40; (706) 774-4149 or (866) 774-4141, universityhealth.org/calendar

TODAY

Pretty in Pink Day: Wear pink to show support

Breast Self-Exam Class:
5 p.m., University Hospital Breast Health Center, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Professional Center 2, Suite 205

TUESDAY

Breast Cancer Survivor Dinner: 6 p.m., Savan­nah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; survivors only; sponsored by University’s Breast Health Center in partnership with Macy’s; fashion show, 2012 Portraits of Life; free; reservations required; (706) 774-4141, university
health.org/calendar

SATURDAY

Mimi’s Pink Out Kick Off Party: 1 p.m., Mimi’s Boutique & Intimates, 2701 Washington Road, Suite 18; free bra fittings, refreshments, chair massages; pink ribbon cookies provided by Two Moms’ Cookies of Augusta; (706) 733-5547, mimisboutique.com

Real Men Wear Pink – Play for a Cure: 8 p.m., Partridge Inn Penthouse, held by PlayDate Augusta, 96.3 Kiss FM and Partridge Inn; food, cocktails, music, games; benefits breast cancer survivor Marilyn Norris and Team Strong Blessings, who will be walking a three-day 60-mile Susan G. Komen Walk in Atlanta

Reduce Your Risk with Foods You Love: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., New Life Natural Foods conference room, 2825 Washington Road; Dr. Robert Pender­grast, speaker; fall Breast Cancer Prevention Coali­tion meeting; luncheon 11 a.m., short business meeting, presentation noon; reservations required by Oct. 5; (803) 279-6019, (803) 279-8031

Saturday Mammograms: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., GHSU Breast Health Center; women can schedule routine mammogram; (706) 721-XRAY

OCT. 8

Breast Self-Exam Class:
5 p.m., University Hospital Breast Health Center, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Professional Center 2, Suite 205

Pink Magnolias Breast Cancer: 6:30 p.m. second Mondays, Univer­sity Hospital Breast Health Center, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Professional Center 2, Suite 205; support group for partners of women with breast cancer; (706) 774-4141

OCT. 11

Look Good … Feel Better: 1-3 p.m. second Thursdays, University Hospital Breast Health Center, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Professional Center 2, Suite 205; helps female cancer patients maintain appearance and self-image during treatment

Breast Cancer: What You Need To Know: 6 p.m., North Augusta Municipal Building, 100 Georgia Ave.; Dr. Randy W. Cooper, surgeon, speaker; free, reservations required; (706) 774-4141, university
health.org/calendar

Silent Auction: 9 a.m. to noon, Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center (clinic), 1411 Laney-Walker Blvd., first floor community conference room

OCT. 13

Saturday Mammograms: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., GHSU Breast Health Center; women can schedule routine mammogram; (706) 721-XRAY

OCT. 15

Full Support: Dealing with Breast Cancer: 6 p.m., University Hospital, Columbia County campus, second floor, 4106 Columbia Road; Pam Anderson, RN, CBNC, program coordinator, speaker; for those in treatment and their families; reservations required; (706) 774-4141, universityhealth.org/calendar

Breast Self-Exam Class:
5 p.m., University Hospital Breast Health Center, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Professional Center 2, Suite 205

OCT. 18

Everything You Need To Know About Cancer Awareness: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., h2u Activity Room, 1305 Inter­state Parkway; Dr. Mariam Atkins, speaker; lunch; free, registration encouraged; (706) 651-6719

Breast Cancer Talk: Genetic Link to Breast Cancer: Noon to 1 p.m., GHSU Cancer Center (clinic), 1411 Laney-Walker Blvd.; free; limited seating, reservations required; (706) 721-4109

OCT. 20

12th Annual Miracle Mile Walk: 8 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. walk begins at Augusta Common; all net proceeds go to providing care to women in our community; themiraclemilewalk.org

Saturday Mammograms: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., GHSU Breast Health Center; women can schedule routine mammogram; (706) 721-XRAY

OCT. 22

Breast Self-Exam Class:
5 p.m., University Hospital Breast Health Center, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Professional Center 2, Suite 205

OCT. 23

What’s New In Breast Cancer Treatments: 6 p.m., Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; Dr. Mitchell Berger, speaker; free, reservations required; (706) 774-4141, university
health.org/calendar

OCT. 24

The Augusta Chronicle We Think Pink Banquet: Silent auction 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St.; featuring Anita Renfroe, author, comedian and YouTube sensation; $40; tickets available at The Augusta Chronicle office, 725 Broad St., The Columbia County News-Times office, 4272 Washington Road, Evans, or wethinkpinkinaugusta.com

OCT. 25

Mimi’s Pink Out Send-Off Party: Noon, Mimi’s Boutique & Intimates, 2701 Washington Road, Suite 18, and 601 N. Belair Square, Suite 1; pink balloons with personal dedications released; free bra fittings, refreshments; (706) 733-5547, mimisboutique.com

OCT. 27

Saturday Mammograms: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., GHSU Breast Health Center; women can schedule routine mammogram; (706) 721-XRAY

Spinning for the Girls: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Spinning Gallery, 3925A Washington Road, Martinez; 24 bikes spinning for four hours, $12 an hour; benefits East Central Health District’s Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer Prevention Program to provide free mammograms to women; (706) 831-SPIN

OCT. 28

South Augusta Women’s Health and Beauty Expo: 2-5 p.m., Diamond Lakes Park; wellness information, health screenings, bra-fitting seminars, entertainment, vendors; held by Cher’s Sisters Only Club; (706) 495-6283

OCT. 29

Breast Self-Exam Class:
5 p.m., University Hospital Breast Health Center, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Professional Center 2, Suite 205

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dickworth1 10/01/12 - 05:50 am
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Of course, these tests are for folks who have Medicare, insurance, and/or cash. If you do not have those mentioned as payment, I'm afraid you are on your own. This should be a free exam for any woman
that has concerns about her health, but the gap between retiring at age 62 and not being able to get medicare until age 65 or affordable insurance if you're qualified, does not afford you this procedure. Thanks
for concerning yourself over women that can pay and the heck with those that can't.

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