Photos: BF&M Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

October 21, 2015

[Updated with video] The BF&M Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk was held this evening [Oct 21] at Barr’s Bay Park, beginning with a Health Fair at 5pm, with the walk beginning at 6pm.

Face painters were on hand with many participants getting the pink ribbon that represents Breast Cancer Awareness applied in support of the event. Booths were set up with information available from multiple different service providers, and shortly before the walk, In Motion School of Dance performed for the crowd, encouraging participants to join in to warm up.


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The Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre previously said, “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, under the patronage of Mrs. Margaret Fergusson, is “making strides” in the fight against the disease that affects 1 in 8 women.

“Every year, the campaign is the same: to educate the community and raise awareness about the importance of screening and early detection in the hope of reducing the incidence of breast cancer.”

“All funds raised will support our charitable outreach initiatives which include our Equal Access Fund, our Education and Awareness Programmes.

“The Equal Access Fund provides financial support for uninsured and underinsured men and women to receive recommended cancer screening and diagnostic services available at Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre. Our Education and Awareness programmes provide free cancer prevention information to the community.”

Remaining events scheduled for Breast Cancer Awareness Month include:

  • Thurs, October 29: Gibbons Company Shop & Give – make a cash donation at the door and enjoy 20% discount storewide for the entire day.
  • Fri, October 30: Annual Friday Fish Fry – Take out or eat in at Christ Church in Warwick from 4:30-8:30pm for $20 per dinner. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Keith’s Kitchen, BAA Parking Lot, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre or online at www.chc.bm.

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