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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Buddy Check’s 20th Anniversary First Coast News has teamed up with Baptist Health to encourage you and your buddy to make monthly self-exams and regular mammograms part of your health routine.

Join them this Saturday, October 27th anytime between 11am and 2pm for light refreshments, manicures, massages and to learn more about caring for your breasts and cancer prevention. Several local congregations have partnered with them to simultaneously host this event, see the list below.

Early detection is key so if you are a woman:

• 40 years of age or older
• Live in zip codes 32202, 32204, 32206, 32208, 32209, and 32254
• Have a primary care doctor or clinic
• Have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months
• No previous breast pain or problems

 Then YOU qualify for a “FREE” mammogram! Go here to learn more.
There will also be a special gift for the women that brings the most buddies!!
Find a participating congregation near you:

Bethel Baptist Institutional Church 215 Bethel Baptist Street, 32202
First Baptist Church of Oakland 1025 Jessie Street, 32206
Greater Harvest Christian Fellowship 9113 Ridge Boulevard, 32208
Greater Payne AME Church 1230 East 23rd Street, 32206
Mt. Siani Missionary Baptist Church 2036 Silver Street, 32206
New Life Community United Methodist Church 11100 Wingate Road, 32218
North Pearl St Baptist Church 4003 North Pearl Street, 32206
Northside Church of Christ 4736 Avenue B, 32209
Philippian Community Church 7578 New Kings Road, 32219
St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Jax 3738 Winton Drive, 32208
St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church 5863 Moncrief Road, 32209
*Actual event location will be at 2119 Rowe Avenue, their Family Life Center
The Sanctuary at Mt. Calvary 4751 Walgreen Road, 32209
Union Progressive Baptist Church 613 Pippin Street, 32206
Westside Church of Christ 23 West 8th Street, 32206
West Union Missionary Baptist Church 1605 West Beaver Street, 32209

 

 

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