October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You can give back through these local events:
- On October 9, join Susan G. Komen South Florida at Woodfield Country Club for the Pink Ribbon Luncheon. This event celebrates the passing of Florida’s new oral chemotherapy parity law and includes guest speaker Dr. Louise Morrell, medical director of the Lynn Cancer Institute.
- The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program raises funds for all areas of breast cancer support. On October 19, you can participate in a 5K walk at Meyer Amphitheater in West Palm Beach. A similar event will take place at Mizner Park in Boca Raton on October 26.
- On October 16, attend Key to the Cure at Saks Fifth Avenue, Palm Beach Gardens, which kicks off a four-day charity shopping event at Saks locations nationwide. Proceeds will go to the breast health program at Jupiter Medical Center.