By: Avera McKennan Fitness Center
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month is a platform to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Here are a few tips on how you can get involved during this month:
Be proactive, check your status– Breast cancer is the second most common cancer found in women, but many women can survive if it’s found and treated early. To receive more information about screenings or to schedule a mammogram appointment call the Avera Breast Center at 605-322-7465.
Join an event—Find an event in your area that contributes to the fight against breast cancer. Listed below are some upcoming events and promotions to benefit breast cancer survivors.
J&M Transmission: Put the Brakes on Breast Cancer Receive FREE brake pads through the month of October.
West Lyon 6th Annual “Dig It Pink” Thursday, October 10 Celebrate breast cancer awareness month and support the West Lyon Wildcat Volleyball team as they hold their 6th annual “Dig It Pink” night.
O’Gormon 5th Annual “Think Pink” Night Thursday, October 10 Watch some volleyball action as the O’Gorman Knights battle the Roosevelt Rough Riders. Proceeds from shirt sales benefit Avera Cancer Institute Sioux Falls.
etc. expo for her Friday, October 20 Saturday, October 21 Enjoy two days of shopping, fun, entertainment and pampering-designed specifically for women of all ages. Come see the Avera Race Mustang convertible, courtesy of Sioux Falls Ford, filled with water tumblers, buffs and coffee mugs available for purchase with a free-will donation. Proceeds benefit the Avera Race.
Shop, Sip and Celebrate Like a Survivor Sunday, October 22 Grab your girlfriends and head out to Calico Skies for shopping, wine sipping and live music. Proceeds benefit the wig program at Avera Cancer Institute Sioux Falls.
Paint It Pink Style Show and Benefit Sunday, October 22 Event includes runway style show by Glamour Defined, amazing raffle packages and live music. Proceeds benefit the wig program at Avera Cancer Institute Sioux Falls. Purchase tickets today!
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