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Breast Cancer Awareness Walk announced in Americus, GA

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AMERICUS, Ga. -

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus announced plans for its 10th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk today.

The walk will take place on Saturday, October 19th in downtown Americus.  Registration is at 8 am. Organizers say you don't have to register if you already have a shirt. The walk begins at 9 am. 

The walk will have 3 routes, and they will all begin and end at Lenny's Farmer Market, which is located at 110 N Hampton Street (behind the 1800 Mexican Restaurant).  Attached are all 3 routes for the walk. 

The keynote speaker will be Kristin T. Collier, MD (General Surgeon), a member of Phoebe Sumter Surgical Associates. The special guest will be TV & Radio Personality Ebony Steele of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, a breast cancer survivor.

Breast cancer survivors are asked to contact Jackie Stewart in Oncology at (229) 931-1381 on Fridays. 

The goal of this year's in walk is to Paint the Town Pink by having more than 1,000 people attend on Saturday, October 19th, to help raise awareness about breast cancer and show support for all those affected. 

 For more information, call (229) 931-6812 or e-mail to marketing@phoebesumter.org.

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