Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

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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