LWMC Plans 5th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
Lake Wales, FL (August 29, 2012) – Lake Wales Medical Center’s Healthy Woman program is holding its 5th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 in Lake Wales.
The walk will begin and end at Kiwanis Park on Lakeshore Boulevard. Walkers will use the path around the lake, and can walk to the end of the path and back, or may choose to walk a shorter distance.
Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. at the pavilions at Kiwanis Park, and the walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Door prizes and recognition of survivors will be held at 9:30 a.m. Participants also are encouraged to decorate bras in the theme of their choice and wear them over their shirts on the walk. Prizes will be awarded for best decorated bras!
The hospital’s mammography department will be there with information about screening and diagnostic mammograms, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast MR. Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women.
There is no charge to participate in the walk. Sign up by Sunday, October 7 will guarantee a T-shirt at check-in. Late registrants will receive a T-shirt, if available, on a first-come, first served basis at check-in the day of the walk. To register, visit www.LakeWalesMedicalCenter.com and click on Healthy Woman, or call 678-2288.