Lions spread awareness

| 14/10/2008

(CNS): Eastenders were the first women to take advantage of this year’s Cancer Awareness Meeting and District Clinics when women attended both on Thursday, 2 October. Lion Judith Witter, Breast Cancer Awareness Chairperson stated that she was very pleased with the attendance and the informative presentation that was given at the first awareness meeting.

" I encourage the public to attend future Clinics and Awareness Sessions in the other districts in order to become better informed,” she said.

The first meeting started with an informative session covering various aspects of Breast Cancer by Dr. Shaun Forrester of the Chrissie Tomlinson Hospital, followed by a presentation by Samantha Conolly, Pharmacist, from the George Town Hospital which looked at the various treatment options.

Part of the annual activities organized by the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens to raise awareness about breast cancer the clinics and meetings continue throughout October. The next meeting is on Thursday, 16 October in West Bay at West Bay Primary School – 7:30 p.m.  All are invited to come out and listen to International Speaker, Becky Olson.  Eligible persons will receive a voucher for a free mammogram another meeting follows on Thursday, 23 October at Savannah Primary School. The Brenda Tibbetts-Lund 5K Memorial 5K Run/Walk starts at 6 a.m. at the West Bay Public Beach on Saturday, 25 October.






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