October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Metroplex Health System will be
joining the fight all month long by hosting awareness events and providing free
and discounted mammograms throughout the month.
Jazzin’ for the Cure - Saturday, October 7
one night only, the Killeen Special Events Center will be transformed into the
coolest jazz club in town as flutist Althea Rene entertains the crowd with
music from her new album Unstoppable. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. and
admission is $25. There are also VIP packages available. For more information,
Fight of Faith concert - Friday, October 13
This event will begin at 7 p.m. at Grace Christian Center and is a
celebration of breast cancer survivors. Admission to the concert is free.
Breast Cancer 5K Walk - Saturday, October 21
Metroplex Health System and
All-American Chevrolet will host the 4th annual Breast Cancer 5k at
Lions Club Park. The race will begin at
7:30 a.m. and promises to be a day of fun and festivities. To register for the
race, or to get more information, visit eventbrite.com. The registration fee is $20 for those who
sign up before October 6. After October
6, the registration fess is $25.
All proceeds raised by Jazzin’
for the Cure and the Breast Cancer 5k will go towards providing free mammograms
on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26 and 27.
There are limited appointments for a free mammogram. Those interested are encouraged to call the Metroplex Health System Foundation at (254) 519-8307 at their earliest
Breast cancer is a scary disease, and it is one that
touches everyone in one way or another.
Join Metroplex at one or all of the events throughout October. Together,
we can win the fight against Breast Cancer.