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Lilies of the Valley Joins Efforts to Educate Women about New Ovarian Cancer Symptoms

Upcoming Events hosted by Lilies of the Valley:

August 18:  Car show hosted by Pete's Boyz Barbecue with proceeds to benefit Lilies of the Valley's Garden of Life and Remembrance

September 14:  Last day for orders for bricks to be purchased in honor or in memory of a woman affected by a gynecologic cancer.  Bricks will be placed in the Lilies of the Valley Garden of Life and Remembrance, which will break ground this fall.   

September 30:  Lilies of the Valley joins with Bosom Buddies to "Tie the Ribbon" between Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (September) and Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October).  The newly renovated Merrimack Theater will dedicate the 2:00pm performance of Menopause the Musical on September 30 to Tie the Ribbon, with a lobby reception to follow.  Both organizations encourage women of all ages to enjoy this comedic show and wear teal and/or pink in recognition of gynecologic and breast cancer awareness.  Educational materials will be provided.

Information about these and other events may be found at www.liliesofthevalley.org.

Lilies of the Valley is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to support those affected by ovarian cancer and to raise awareness about the disease throughout the Tennessee Valley.

The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to ensure public awareness of gynecologic cancer prevention, early diagnosis and proper treatment. In addition, the Foundation supports research and training related to gynecologic cancers. GCF advances this mission by increasing public and private funds that aid in the development and implementation of programs to meet these goals.

 

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