HERS Breast Cancer Foundation Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

HERS Breast Cancer Foundation proud to announce involvement with Bay Area local organizations
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Oct. 19, 2012 - PRLog -- FREMONT, Calif.  – HERS Breast Cancer Foundation (http://hersbreastcancerfoundation.org/) (HBCF), a professional accredited organization that supports any woman with a focus on breast cancer, today proudly announces its involvement with Bay Area events that support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

“We’re honored to be teaming up with these organizations within our community to bring awareness to a disease that affects so many men, women and families throughout the country,” said Dr. Vera Packard, executive director of the HERS Breast Cancer Foundation. “We would like to give a special thanks to Washington High School in Fremont, O’Glory Organic Spa Products in Lathrop, Pyramid Alehouse Brewing Company in Berkeley, Fremont Fire Department, Panera Bread in East Bay, Barberia Hair Salon in Foster City, Newark Memorial High School in Newark, Irvington High School in Fremont, James Logan Football Boosters in Union City, and the M Salon in Fremont.”

Proceeds from the events will be used to benefit the outreach programs and services of the HERS Breast Cancer Foundation, helping women surviving breast cancer and their loved ones.

Thursday, Oct 18: Pink Ribbon Golf Tournament— A golf tournament will to be held at Skywest Golf Course in Hayward from 8:00am-2:00pm

Friday, Oct. 19: Speech at Alameda County Medical Center – The Alameda County Medical Center will host a discussion for employees in Newark from 12:00pm-1:00pm

Tuesday, Oct 23: Castlewood Women’s Golf Tournament— A golf tournament to be held at Castlewood Golf Course in Pleasanton from 8:00am-2:00pm

Tuesday, Oct 23: Girls Night Out Health Fair— A health fair to be held at El Camino Hospital from 6:00pm-8:30pm

Wednesday, Oct 24: Bike Sunnyvale Event— A biking event to be held at Moffett Towers Club in Sunnyvale from 11:00am-2:00pm

Friday, Oct. 26: Speech at Alameda County Medical Center – The Alameda County Medical Center to host a discussion for employees in Hayward from 12:00pm-1:00pm.

Saturday, Oct 27: Acacia Creek Fashion Show— A fashion show to be held at Acacia Creek Retirement Home in Fremont from 11:30am-1:30pm

Saturday, Oct 27: Longaberger Luncheon— A lunchtime event to be held in Alamo from 12:00pm-3:30pm.

Monday, Oct 29: Yelp’s “Boozum” Buddies— A dinner event to be held at the Barrelhouse in Burlingame from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

For more information on the local Bay Area events, please visit: http://www.hersbreastcancerfoundation.org/events

About HERS Breast Cancer Foundation (HBCF)

The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation was established in 1998 by a team of dynamic women. The founding trio includes a breast health consultant, a fund-raising executive, and a tax consultant who is also a breast cancer survivor. Motivated by their concern for women and the high incidence of breast cancer, along with the lack of specific services for breast cancer survivors, a vision for a foundation was created. HERS Breast Cancer Foundation’s mission is to support all women healing from breast cancer by providing post-surgical products and services regardless of financial status. HBCF is a professional accredited organization, supporting all women with a focus on breast cancer by providing quality products and emotional support to achieve the overall goal of empowering and caring for each client as a whole person.

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