Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Health System is implementing the below initiatives to help raise awareness and promote breast health!
 

Ribbons of Hope

Sept. 20-Oct 27: Purchase a pink paper ribbon in honor or in memory of a loved one for only $1 to line the walls of the Health System and promote awareness. Ribbons will be sold in front of the cafeterias: Brunswick Campus on Tuesdays & Thursdays and Camden Campus on Wednesdays. Proceeds benefit the Health System breast care programs.


Julie Grimm Quilt Display

See this beautiful quilt made from Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and American Cancer Society Relay For Life official T-shirts.
 
Oct. 1-14: Quilt will be displayed in the Art Gallery, Camden Campus.
 
Oct. 15-31: Quilt will be displayed in the Horton Gallery, Brunswick Campus.
 

ARTrageous Bras Exhibit & Live and Silent Auctions

Oct. 1-31: The ARTrageous Bras exhibit will be on display at the Brunswick and Camden campuses. Votes will be collected at the Guest Services desks on the Brunswick and Camden campuses, the Foundation office, the Pink Ribbons of Hope sales desks, and online. You may vote for as many bras as often as you wish for only $1 per vote.
 
Nov. 4, 6-7:30 p.m.: The ARTrageous Bras silent and live auctions will be held at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. Proceeds benefit the Health System cancer care programs.

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Community Lectures

Sept. 28, 12-1 p.m.: “Breast Cancer Awareness,” presented by Karen Crosby, R.N., BSN breast care navigator.
  • Golden Isles YMCA, Brunswick, Ga.
  • Seating is limited and pre-registration is required by calling the YMCA at 912-265-4100.

Oct. 6, 6-7:30 p.m.: “An Evening with Our Breast Care Team,” featuring Abraham Cheong, M.D., medical oncologist; Bradley Easterlin, M.D., plastic surgeon; Kenyon Meadows, M.D., radiation oncologist; J. Alan Wilson, M.D., general surgeon and Karen Crosby, R.N., BSN, breast care navigator.
  • Millhouse Steak House, 1215 E. King Ave., Kingsland, Ga.
  • To RSVP for this free event, call 1-855-ASK-SGHS (1-855-275-7447).

Oct. 13, 6-7:30 p.m.:
 “An Evening with Our Breast Care Team,” featuring Vincent K. Arlauskas, M.D., general surgeon; Paula Legere, M.D., plastic surgeon; Antonio Moran Jr., M.D., FACP, medical oncologist; Bruce Tripp, M.D., radiation oncologist and Karen Crosby, R.N., BSN, breast care navigator.
  • Southeast Georgia Health System, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center, 2415 Parkwood Dr., Brunswick.
  • To RSVP for this free event, call 1-855-ASK-SGHS (1-855-275-7447).

Community “Pink Out Friday”

Friday, Oct. 14: Team members and the community are encouraged to wear pink to increase breast cancer awareness. Email photos to marketing@sghs.org to be posted to the Health System’s Facebook page!
 

Make Breast Care a Routine for Life

Patients receiving mammograms during October will receive a breast cancer awareness gift, and those who complete a breast health quiz will be entered in a drawing to win a gift bag. Drawing will take place at the end of the month and winner will be notified.


Pretty in Pink

The Health System is decorated for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with large ribbons in the lobbies of the Brunswick and Camden campuses and the Senior Care Centers and pink flags on light posts. Nursing teams will wear pink gloves, surgical teams will wear pink surgical caps, and the cafeterias will serve pink desserts.