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Breast Cancer Month Kicks Off in Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. – A pink flag will fly above Town Hall on Monday, Oct. 3, to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hosted by the Greenwich-based Breast Cancer Alliance.

Dr. Barbara A. Ward, medical director of breast cancer at Greenwich Hospital, will address new advances in the surgical treatment of breast cancer after the flag-raising at Town Hall.

The alliance is dedicated to funding innovative breast cancer research and promoting breast health through education and outreach. Members include breast cancer survivors, their friends and health-care professionals.

The flag-raising will take place at 11:30 a.m. in front of Town Hall. First Selectman Peter Tesei along with longtime alliance supporters Paula and Bob Burton will hoist the pink banner, which will fly over Town Hall for the entire month. The ceremony will be led by the Boys & Girls Club Honor Guard and will feature a musical performance by the Grace Notes.

Libby Coverly Cook Catering will donate free box lunches to the first 100 responders for the event. To reserve your seat by Oct. 1, RSVP on the alliance’s website or call 203-861-0014.

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