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2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Schedule of Events - proceeds benefit fund for the girls.
Zumbathon: A Dance-Fitness Party For a Cause

Join in on the fun at “Zumbathon: A Dance-Fitness Party For a Cause” benefitting fund for the girls. Instructors include Amy Ramsey, Lynn Sokolowski and Gabriela Wilson. Participants are encouraged to wear pink. Pink tanks or t-shirts will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be provided and door prizes will be awarded. Register in advance at the front desk, online at www.fundforthegirls.com/fund-times or at the door the day of the event.

Date: Sunday, October 5, 2014
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Madison Healthplex Performance Center
Cost: $10 per person

Fund Match Tennis Tournament

River Hills Club will host the second annual Fund Match Tennis Tournament benefiting fund for the girls. Play format will include Women's, Men's, and Mixed Doubles. Between the afternoon and evening sessions, there will be a players and guests reception with a silent auction, featuring music, food, prizes and more. Register online at www.fundforthegirls.com/fund-times.

Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 
Times: 3 p.m. for Women's Doubles; 7 p.m. for Women's, Men's and Mixed Doubles. Registration for the afternoon session begins at 2 p.m.; registration for the evening session begins at 6 p.m.
Location: River Hills Club 
Cost: $50 per player; A fee of $20 per person will be payable at the event for non-players who wish to attend.
Deadline to sign up: Monday, October 13, 2014, 12 p.m.


Zumbathon: A Dance-Fitness Party For a Cause

Join in on the fun at “Zumbathon: A Dance-Fitness Party For a Cause” benefitting fund for the girls. Instructors include Maya Buford, Brandi Derrick, Paula Eure, Brittany Ricker, Tisha Sullender, Danielle Wells and other area instructors. Participants are encouraged to wear tasteful costumes or to wear pink. Refreshments will be provided and prizes will be awarded for best costumes. Register in advance at the front desk, online at www.fundforthegirls.com/fund-times or at the door the day of the event.

Date: Monday, October 27, 2014
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Baptist Healthplex-Clinton (Mississippi College Gymnasium)
Cost: $10 per person

Breast Cancer Screening Overview and Clinical Breast Exam Screening

No one knows why some women get breast cancer and others don't. If you are at risk for breast cancer, attend this seminar with radiologist James L. Burkhalter, M.D., and breast navigator Adrienne Russell, R.N., M.S.N. You'll learn how mammograms and other imaging tests help physicians determine what to do and how to correctly perform a breast self-exam. Following the presentation, there will be a clinical breast exam screening for participants. Limited screening appointments are available and registration is required. Call 601-948-6262 to register.

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 11:45 a.m.; optional clinical breast exam screening at seminar's conclusion
Location: Baptist for Women Conference Center
Cost: Free, but registration is required.

“Fund Days at Renaissance” Raffle

Beginning September 15, purchase your $20 “Fund Days at Renaissance” raffle ticket for a chance

to win a package valued at $1,500, including meals, merchandise, spa services, lodging and more,

all donated by participating Renaissance merchants. Tickets can be purchased online at fundforthegirls.com or at the Renaissance Management Office. Proceeds benefit fund for the girls. The drawing will be held on Tuesday, October 28.



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