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Bulletin board: Sept. 22, 2012

FUTURE EVENTS:

Boone Memorial Hospital: will sponsor a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk at 1 p.m. Friday on the hospital's campus. Entry fee is $10 and payment can be made on-site. Registration includes a Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirt and memory/survivor ribbon that will be displayed in the hospital lobby during the month of October. Refreshments, several gift giveaways and a grand prize drawing at the conclusion of the walk will be featured. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Julia Price Breast Cancer Foundation. For more information, call the Radiology Department at 304-369-8805.

Cabell Huntington Hospital: will sponsor its Second Annual SeniorFest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 in the atrium of the Marshall University Medical Center on the campus of Cabell Huntington Hospital with a focus on empowering people to take control of their health through more health screening opportunities and useful information about nutrition, exercise and medical services. This year, the annual prostate cancer screening will also be included in SeniorFest, with men receiving free PSA blood tests for those men who qualify, and free Vitamin D blood test screenings for women. Free flu shots and Tdap immunizations will be provided by the Cabell-Huntington Health Department. Brown bag medication reviews and games and prizes will also be featured. Physicians will speak on various topics. To pre-register or for more information on the annual prostate cancer screening, call Alisha Adkins at 304-526-2695.

Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office: will be at the following locations to provide counseling and claim filing assistance to the public. There is no charge to veterans and members of their families: Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Beckley VA Medical Center, 200 Veterans Ave., Beckley; Oct. 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Charleston Outpatient Clinic, 104 Alex Lane, Huntington; Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Disabled American Veterans, Wood County Chapter #32, 938 Little Stillwell Road, Davisville; and Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Huntington VA Medical Center, 1540 Spring Valley Dr., Huntington. For more information, contact NSO Calvin B. Cabarrus at 304-399-9350.Items for Bulletin Board may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, or faxed to 304-348-1233. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number.


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