Many Ways to Show Your Support
Posted Date: 10/3/2014
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are many ways to show your support for local cancer patients:
Rally for a Cause T-shirt
Purchase a 2014 Rally for a Cause T-shirt from the Tanner Activities Committee and you’ll help Tanner provide mammogram assistance for women of all ages in our community. Order yours today! https://webdoc.tanner.org/TannerOnlineShopping/CancerAwareness/
Anderson’s Florist “Blooms of Hope”
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Anderson’s Florist will donate $2 - $4 to Tanner’s Mammogram Assistance Fund for each “Blooms of Hope” arrangement sold in October. Arrangements range from $15 to $50 (Anderson’s Florist, 770-834-7673 / 502 Dixie Street, Carrollton.)
Carrollton Civic Women's Club Salad Luncheon
Tuesday Oct. 7, 11:00 a.m. - First United Methodist Church
Luncheon begins at 11 a.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door ($10) Bake sale proceeds benefit Tanner’s Cancer Patient Assistance Fund.
Throw Down for Your Hometown Dance Marathon
Saturday Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. - Valet Overflow Parking Lot (Corner of Dixie St. & Ambulance Dr.)
A morning of Zumba inspired fitness led by instructor, Joanna Smith benefiting Tanner’s Cancer Patient Assistance Fund. ($10) Choirs for Cancer tickets will also be sold at this event.
Downtown Merchant Day of Hope
Saturday Oct. 11 - Downtown Carrollton
Shop and dine with these downtown Carrollton merchants on Oct. 11 and a portion of proceeds will help local cancer patients through Tanner’s Cancer Patient Assistance Fund.
· Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine
· Horton's Books and Gifts
· Indulge Salon & Day Spa
· Keep Carroll Beautiful
· McEver's Awards, Trophies & Gifts
· Plates on the Square
· Simply Cupcakes
· The Nest
Steps to Help Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
Saturday, Oct. 18, (Fun Run 7:00 a.m. CT/ Walk 9:00 a.m. CT) - Ranburne High School, Ranburne, AL
This walk/run raises money and awareness “to stamp out Breast Cancer” benefiting the Tanner Breast Health Patient Care Products Fund and Steel Magnolias. $10 registration fee to run or walk / free t-shirts for donations of $25 or more. Teams of 12+ are encouraged and a trophy will be given to the team who raises the most money! For more information, call 770-710-6908.
West Georgia Technical College’s 3rd Annual Hoops for Hope
Saturday, Oct. 25, (First tip of at 10 a.m.) - Oak Mountain Academy
This classic basketball tournament raises funds to benefit area Breast Cancer Research and Awareness, including Tanner's Mammogram Assistance Fund. There will be a $5 suggested donation. www.westgatech.edu/sa/homecoming.html for additional information.
3rd Annual Pilates for Pink
Saturday, Oct. 25, Equipment Pilates 8:30 a.m., Mat Pilates 9:30 a.m., Piloxing 10:30 a.m.
Body & Mind Pilates 105 Somerset Place Carrollton, GA
Bring a mat and enjoy a work out with Body & Mind Pilates at the 3rd Annual Pilates for Pink! Show your support by bringing your check or cash donation of $10 or more to one of our special Pilates for Pink classes! 100% of proceeds will provide breast health assistance to local women. Class sizes are limited, so reserve your spot today! Call 770.870.0838 for more information.
West Georgia Ambulance’s Annual Ruby S. Green Yard Sale
Saturday, Nov. 1, 8:00 a.m. - West Georgia Ambulance 1952 North Highway 27 Carrollton
Don’t miss the Annual Ruby Sue Green Yard Sale. All proceeds provide mammograms and other diagnostic tests for women in the community, through a Tanner fund established in memory of Ruby Sue Green, a West Georgia Ambulance employee who lost her battle with breast cancer. (Good donations are accepted. With notice your items can even be picked up.) Questions? Call 770-832-9689.
Tanner Medical Foundation’s Choirs for Cancer
Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:00 p.m. - Joshua R. Mabry Center for the Arts at Carrollton High School
Exciting concert experience benefiting local cancer patients and featuring Babbie Mason, OK2, The Georgia Spiritual Ensemble, The Sand Hill Patriot Chorus from Sand Hill Elementary School, and The Choirs for Cancer Community Choir directed by Jack Gantt in a performance created exclusively for this event! Tickets available at www.ChoirsForCancer.org or by calling 770.812.GIFT (4438).
Honoring Those Who Have Battled Cancer
During the 2014 Choirs for Cancer concert, we will honor those who have fought, or are fighting cancer with an on-screen tribute. You are invited to be part of this special segment by submitting a photo of a cancer survivor or of someone who has lost their battle with cancer. Please email email@example.com for details.