Breast Cancer Survivorship Reception

Breast Cancer Survivorship Reception
Friday, October 26, 2007, 4-6 pm

Baker Center 242
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Ohio University’s chapter of Colleges Against Cancer is sponsoring the third annual Breast Cancer Survivorship Reception as part of its week-long “Breast Fest” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and those who have fought breast cancer. We invite members of Ohio University and the Athens community to celebrate with us during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Attendees will be a served various pink refreshments, receive a gift bag and be entered in a raffle. We invite survivors to come for food, fun and hope! No RSVP is necessary.

Colleges Against Cancer is a national organization established in 2001 by the American Cancer Society. The Ohio University chapter is currently one of more than 175 chapters at colleges and universities nationwide.

SEE: “Colleges Against Cancer supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” OUtlook, 10/25/07

Contact: cacancer -at- ohio.edu

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Opening: The Bra Project

Opening: The Bra Project: No 2 are Alike
Final Friday
Friday, September 28, 6-9pm
Thru October 22, 2007

Stuart’s Opera House
Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio

download small flyerThe Bra Project: No 2 are Alike features women’s bras transformed into art pieces and statements about breasts and bras. The exhibit is the work of 30 women artists from the area who have chosen to explore their sometimes complex relationships with their own breasts and the bras that confine them or the bras they’ve thrown off.

“It is dedicated to breast cancer awareness for all those who fought the fight and won and those who did not,” according to one of the group’s organizers, Marcia Shubert, who reminds us October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Come to meet the artists and see the work! Opening night will have a memorial table with luminaries for anyone wanting to honor a loved one who has died from cancer. Milena Miller and Friends will be there to entertain. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

SEE