October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Much progress has been made but there is still a long road ahead and any little bit helps. For more information visit http://bccr.org/. It is a great website with tons of information and local support groups. If you do not live in the Rochester area http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month is great website as well!
Did you know when breast cancer is detected early (localized stage), the 5-year survival rate is 98% So REMEMBER TO GET YOUR ANNUAL SCREENING!
Local Events Rochester, NY
Lives Touched, Lives Remembered
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 7pm – 9pm, FREE!
Rain or shine. Walk optional.
Please join us as we pay tribute to all of the remarkable women and men who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Honor the women and men in your life who have had this disease, or come to celebrate your own personal journey.
Lives Touched, Lives Celebrated will begin at 7pm with a short candlelit walk through the Artwalk district. The walk will be followed by reflective readings, tributes, and music.
Family and friends are welcome and encouraged to join us! It will be a night to celebrate those who have touched your hearts and souls. Candles and refreshments provided.