The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

October 12, 2012

Breast Cancer Awareness Calendar

By Susan Redden

October 13

JOPLIN: Muffins and Mammograms, 8 a.m. to noon, Women’s Pavilion at Freeman Women’s Center, 1532 W. 32nd St. Call to schedule an appointment. Details: 417-347-7777.

PITTSBURG, KAN.: Pink hair extensions, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ron’s IGA, 310 E. Centennial Drive. Educational material about breast cancer will also be available. Proceeds will benefit the Mount Carmel Foundation.



October 15

PITTSBURG, KAN.: Haircut benefit, Wild Side Hair Salon and Day Spa, 2006 S. Broadway St. $10 for men, $15 for women. All proceeds will benefit the Mount Carmel Foundation.



October 7

PITTSBURG, KAN.: Pink hair extensions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., JC Penney, 202 E. Centennial Drive. Proceeds will benefit the Mount Carmel Foundation.



October 20

JOPLIN: Pink-out football game, 2 p.m., Fred G. Hughes Stadium, MSSU campus. Attendees are encouraged to wear pink T-shirts for the game against Northwestern Missouri State University. Zeta Tau Alpha will offer T-shirts and balloons that will be released at halftime. Details: 417-625-9300.



October 25

CARTHAGE: Breast Cancer Awareness Breakfast, 7 to 8 a.m., community room at Carthage Water & Electric, 627 W. Centennial Ave. The speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth Barlet with Mercy Physicians for Women’s Health. A $5 donation for the lunch will go to the Mercy McCune-Brooks Mammogram Program. Attendees wearing pink will be eligible to win door prizes. Reservations are required. Details: 417-359-1350 or 417-359-1351.

JOPLIN: Fall Fit Event, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pink Door Boutique at Freeman Women’s Center, 1532 W. 32nd St. The event is for women who have undergone a lumpectomy or mastectomy to learn about prosthetic options. Call to schedule an appointment. Details: 417-347-7465.



October 26

JOPLIN: Pink cupcake sale, 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., The Daily Grind coffee shop at Freeman Hospital West, 1102 W. 32nd St. Cupcakes By Liz will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Helping Friends Mammogram Fund, which provides mammograms for uninsured or underinsured women.



October 27

JOPLIN: Muffins and Mammograms, 8 a.m. to noon, Women’s Pavilion at Freeman Women’s Center, 1532 W. 32nd St. Call to schedule an appointment. Details: 417-347-7777.



Also IN OCTOBER

JOPLIN: Yoplait lid collection, MSSU campus. Zeta Tau Alpha will collect lids and receive 5 cents for each one. The money will be donated to the ZTA Foundation, which supports breast cancer awareness and education. Details: RobersonM002@mymail.mssu.edu.

JOPLIN: Pink Ribbon bagels, Panera Bread, 2401 E. 32nd St. A portion of the proceeds will benefit breast cancer charities. Details: 417-626-2300.