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Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Survivor Luncheon

On Friday, Nov. 3, breast cancer survivors, their families, and friends will celebrate at the third annual Survivor Luncheon. Lillie Shockney from the Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Center will be the speaker, and the event will feature an appearance by noted Beverly Hills stylist Jose Eber. Tickets are $40 and benefit both the Austin Race for the Cure and the hosting Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation; call 873-8663 for information.

Concert for the Cure

Angela Strehli, Marcia Ball, and Lou Ann Barton will reunite for a one-time-only performance, reprising songs from their hugely popular 1990 album; singer Donna Hightower will also perform. A light dinner buffet, silent auction, and breast cancer information is included in the $25 price for the concert and dance. Tickets are on sale at BookPeople for the 7:30pm show at Ben Hur Shrine Auditorium, 4300 Westlake Drive. www.concert4thecure.org.

Komen Race for the Cure

Sunday, Nov. 5, is the third annual Race for the Cure, a series of 5K run/fitness walks benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. This, in turn, will benefit local breast cancer efforts such as Seton Hospital's mobile mammography unit and the Breast Cancer Resource Center, which provides services to minorities. Call the Race Hotline at 427-4833 for information; starting time is 8am at GSD&M's Idea City on West Sixth.
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