Preserve your well being entrance of thoughts throughout Breast Most cancers Consciousness Month

OCT. 16-17

Steps against breast cancer, October 16: Go your way, 9 am-6pm; 10/17: personal walk, 12-3pm, Deep Run Park, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway. Participants can come to the park (or any other place where they feel comfortable) at any time on Saturday or Sunday and go for a walk alone, personally take part in the 5 km walk on Sunday or take a virtual walk with live interactive features . Registration required. Free of charge, donations accepted. 800-227-2345, [email protected]

OCT. 25th

Swing for Pink 2021, 11 a.m. registration, noon start, Hunting Hawk Golf Club, 15201 Ashland Road, Glen Allen. This four-player scramble format includes 18-hole golf, snacks, drinks and swag, followed by post-round raffles, awards and dinner. Supports Reach Out for Life’s mission to provide mammograms to women in need. $ 125 / golfer, $ 500 / foursome. reachoutforlifeva.org/upcoming-events-1

Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation will host a series of virtual breast cancer awareness webinars with experts in the field. Register for one or all. Registration required. For free. vbcf.org/mtpr/

8th October: Medical cannabis
Oct 15: The new American
Plates – food for better health
October 22nd: Sexuality and
Breast cancer
October 29th: Treatment updates
in metastatic breast cancer
and patient resources

Reach Life’s Free Mammography Outreach Program provides access to free breast health services for low-income and underinsured women. 804-977-3920 reachoutforlifeva.org/free-mammograms

The life program of every woman Part of the Virginia Department of Health, is a public health program that helps uninsured women gain access to free breast and cervical cancer screening services. To learn more about qualifications and screening locations, call or visit 804-359-WELL (9355) vdh.virginia.gov/every-womans-life/

support groups

Breast Cancer Support – The Hawthorne Cancer Foundation Wednesdays 7-8th:30th P.m. virtual For anyone living with a diagnosis of breast cancer. Registration required. Robin Yoder, 804-483-6048 [email protected]

General Cancer Aid – The Hawthorne Cancer Foundation On Monday, 11:30th A.m.-1 P.m. virtual For everyone living with a cancer diagnosis. Robin Yoder, 804-483-6048 [email protected]

Sisters Network Central VA – African
American support group
Meets from meeting
This survivor-run organization promotes the
Importance of support, breast health education,
Advocacy and research.
Sister Networkinc.org

VCU Massey Cancer Center
Inclusive health promotion programs
Events and times vary
Workshops, support sessions, a wig salon with
Skin care, mindfulness / meditation
Training, educational events, coffee and
Conversations and more.
804-828-8478
masseyintegrativehealth.org

VCU Massey Cancer Center
Support group for women
First and Third On Monday,
6:30-7:30th P.m. virtual
Emotional support and education for women
in all types of cancer.
Freda Wilkins, 804-305-2709
[email protected]

VCU Massey Cancer Center cancer
Support group: mindfulness
second and fourth Fridays,
Midday-1 P.m. virtual
Mindful meditations to reduce stress and
improve overall health.
Freda Wilkins, 804-305-2709
[email protected]

Deeper than a diagnosis: Bon Secours
Breast Cancer Support Group
second Wednesday from every Month,
12-12:45 P.m. virtual
For women in the first six to twelve months since
Hear diagnosis, learn and share with others.
Sarah Wolf, 804-601-0266
[email protected]

This calendar and resource guide appeared in print in Women’s Health, a dedicated section of the Chesterfield Observer.

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