October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Campus Wellness in partnership with Healthy Carolina and Lexington Medical Center will be hosting a few events throughout the month.

On Saturday, October 5, Gamecocks on the Move (GOTM) participated in the 23rd Annual Palmetto GOTM Breast Cancer Walk 2013Health Walk/Race for Life to raise money for the Palmetto Health Breast Cancer Center in Columbia, SC. Gamecocks on the Move, is a free student, faculty and staff 5K training walking-running club that provides the resources and support to train for any 5K. Pictured from left to right: Chelsea Larsen-Campus Wellness Graduate Assistant; Tina Marie Devlin, Faculty/Staff Program Coordinator; Erin Davis-Campus Wellness Graduate Assistant; Marguerite O’Brien-Director of Campus Wellness; Not pictured-Vickie Simpkins-Athletics Department. To learn more about GOTM, visit the Campus Wellness Faculty/Staff website at http://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/cw/staff/gotm/

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 – Thursday, October 31, 2013 – Save the Lids Campaign

Who can get more items? Team Students or Team Faculty and Staff? Save the Lids Campaign is a healthy competition to raise money and awareness in support of breast cancer research. Call 803-777-6518 or visit the web at www.sa.sc.edu/shs for more detailed information.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 Lexington Medical Center Mobile Mammography Unit on Greene Street from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Receive your annual screening mammography through Lexington Medical’s Mobile Mammography Unit. Call the Campus Wellness office at 803-777-6518 to determine your eligibility and to register. *Registration is required* Call 803-777-6518 or visit the web at www.sa.sc.edu/shs for more detailed information.

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