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Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley September/October Events

October 15, 2007

September 28

Reaching for the Moon at Milestone Farm. An evening of fine food, beverages and a silent auction to raise funds for the local fight against breast cancer. Benefits Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley (BCA). Event time, 5 to 8 p.m. Advance tickets required, $45. 301-791-5843.

October 4-5

Park in the Pink. Downtown Hagerstown, Clear Spring, Boonsboro, Brunswick, Funkstown, Sharpsburg, Smithsburg, Williamsport, Greencastle, Pa., Waynesboro, Pa., and Shepherdstown, W.Va., will have pink ribbons tied on parking meters and trees to raise awareness of breast cancer. Remember to feed the meter!

October 6

Cyclocross Challenge Against Breast Cancer Bicycle Race. Amateur cyclists come together for the fourth annual race at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley programs. Event time, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call 301-739-5653.

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October 8

Support Group. The Hagerstown Breast Cancer Information Support group will meet at 7 p.m. in the Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley office at 322 E. Antietam St., Suite 101, in Hagerstown. Breast cancer survivors, family members and friends are welcome. For more information, call 301-791-5843 or 1-800-963-0101.

October 10

Pennsylvania Support Group. The Waynesboro Breast Cancer Information Support Group will meet at noon at the Waynesboro Country Club for lunch. Survivors, family members and friends welcome. Call 301-791-5843 for information.

October 10

Survivors' Signature Page. Be sure to check out The Herald-Mail newspaper to view more than 500 breast cancer survivors' signatures.

October 10

Celebration of Life Survivors' Party. Join breast cancer survivors at this annual event, featuring motivational speaker Julie Gaver. Four Points Sheraton, Hagerstown. Event time, 5:30 p.m. Breast cancer survivors, free, guests, $20. 301-791-5843.

October 13

Camp Hope for Breast Cancer Survivors. Survivors will learn ways to attract birds and butterflies to their garden as well as how to prepare quick meals. Extension Office in the Ag Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike. Event time, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Survivors must pre-register by calling 301-791-5843.

October 18

Women's Health Forum. Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley and the Washington County Health System sponsor this forum featuring guest speaker Jonna Mendez. Robinwood Medical Center, Room 142, Hagerstown. Event time, 4 to 8 p.m. 301-790-8624.

October 19

Pin on the Pink Casual Day. Individuals, business, church/civic groups are encouraged to wear pink ribbons and participate in casual day to raise awareness of breast cancer. Proceeds from casual day benefit Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley's early detection and after surgery support programs. To request free pink lapel ribbons and additional information for your business or organization, call 301-791-5843

October 20

Community Step 'n' Stride Against Breast Cancer Walk. Five-mile walk (individual and team participation) and health-related displays to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley programs. Hagerstown Community College ARCC. Event times, registration, 8:30 a.m.; event, 10 a.m. to noon. 301-791-5843 or (800) 963-0101.

October 25

Hooks 'n' Needles Support Group. Come stitch, knit or crochet with other breast cancer survivors at our Hooks 'n' Needles Support Group in the Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley Office, 322 E. Antietam St., Suite 101, Hagerstown. Event time, 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 301-791-5843 or toll free (800) 963-0101.

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