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TWRA continues Pink Patch, Special Hat Sales to benefit Casting for Recovery

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is continuing its sales effort for a pink patch and hat featuring the patch during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All proceeds from the sales go to Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit organization that exists to take women affected by breast cancer fly fishing,

The cost for the patch is $10.00 and $20.00 for the hat. Thanks to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation, these items have been donated for purchase so 100 percent of the purchase price will go to Casting for Recovery.

TWRA Pink Hat and Pink Patch for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TWRA Pink Hat and Pink Patch for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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American Red Cross, Nashville Predators team up with over 15 organizations to host largest multi-state summer Blood Drive

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross, the Nashville Predators Foundation empowered by SmileDirectClub and over 20 organizations are urging eligible donors to band together to provide hope and healing to patients fighting cancer by rolling up a sleeve at its largest multi-state blood drive October 12th-16th, 2020 in Tennessee, Bowling Green, KY and Huntsville, AL.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: A Distraction We Cannot Afford

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – In Memphis Friday, October 4th, 2019, I joined Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to tour the brand new Union Row development. This is the largest redevelopment project ever in the city of Memphis, and was made possible by Opportunity Zones which were enacted in the Republican-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Caring For Our Servicewomen: Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women. To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a bipartisan group of my Senate colleagues and I called upon the U.S. Department of Defense to expand and improve screening coverage for female service members and veterans. Providing superior care to our service members should be a top priority for our country. Learn more here.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Give hope to cancer patients by giving blood with the American Red Cross

 

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American Red CrossNashville, TN – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others.

Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and multiple surgeries, which required blood products.

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Support cancer patients by giving blood with the Red Cross

 

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others.

Mary Alice Donofrio gave blood for the first time in memory of her mother who received several blood transfusions while being treated for breast cancer.

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Red Cross collections staff member Andrea Farnes chats with whole blood donor Kaisha Walker. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Distinguished Steppers Unlimited of Clarksville to host 3rd Annual Pink Empowerment Event For Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Breast Cancer Awareness Event to be held at Kleeman Recreation Center

Distinguished Steppers UnlimitedClarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 30th, 2017 the Distinguished Steppers Unlimited (DSU) of Clarksville will kick-off this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a visual reminder of the importance breast health, early breast cancer detection and treatment.

The highlight of this event has been to assemble and trim a tree beautifully adorned in pink in recognition of the many breast cancer survivors and in memory of those who lost their fight with this disease. This year the group will continue the tradition of assembling a display at the Kleeman Recreation Center, this year’s reception event site.

Pink Empowerment Tree Trimming & Reception to be held Saturday, September 30th at the Kleeman Recreation Center.

Pink Empowerment Tree Trimming & Reception to be held Saturday, September 30th at the Kleeman Recreation Center.

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Distinguished Steppers Unlimited of Clarksville to host 2nd Annual Pink Empowerment Event for Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Event will be held at Burt-Cobb Community Center

Distinguished Steppers UnlimitedClarksville, TN – On October 1st, 2016 the Distinguished Steppers Unlimited (DSU) of Clarksville will kick-off this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a visual reminder of the importance breast health, early breast cancer detection and treatment.

The highlight of this event has been to assemble and trim a tree beautifully adorned in pink in recognition of the many breast cancer survivors and in memory of those who lost their fight with this disease.

2nd Annual Pink Empowerment Event for Breast Cancer Awareness

2nd Annual Pink Empowerment Event for Breast Cancer Awareness

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Clarksville’s Convenient Car Care Inc. raises money for Pearl Point Cancer Support

 

Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeClarksville, TN – During October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, Convenient Car Care Inc. of Clarksville held a campaign to raise money for cancer awareness. During the month, they accepted donations from their customers at their Valvoline Instant Oil Change and Valvoline Complete Car Care facilities in Clarksville, Nashville, and Kentucky.

“During the month of October, we donated $2.00 of every oil change that came through our stores as well as excepted donations from our customers that went directly to Pearl Point Cancer Support,” said Candace Ursery, President of Convenient Car Care Inc.

Convenient Car Care Inc. presents Pearl Point Cancer Support representatives with a check for $8,000 at their Valvoline Complete Car Care Center located on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Convenient Car Care Inc. presents Pearl Point Cancer Support representatives with a check for $8,000 at their Valvoline Complete Car Care Center located on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital offers Breast Cancer Education, Mammography appointments

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY –  Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among American women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

This heartbreaking statistics is why Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s nutrition, women’s health and mammography staff are passionate about sharing their knowledge about breast cancer and other wellness tips with the community October 19th from 11:00am to 1:00pm in front of the “C” Building of the hospital. «Read the rest of this article»

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Donate blood with the Red Cross in October

 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Support cancer patients and others needing blood

American Red CrossClarksville, TN – During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others needing blood products.

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the U.S., with one in eight developing invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. Breast cancer patients may need blood products during chemotherapy, mastectomy surgery or treatment of complications.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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