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LIST: Breast Cancer Awareness Month events in Columbus, Georgia

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019 kicked off last week, and there are multiple events happening around Columbus to mark the moment.

This list will be updated throughout October, so check back as more events are added.

October 18

PAINT THE TOWN PINK: The West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition is hosting Paint the Town Pink, a 5k walk/run, on Friday, October 18 at 7 p.m. at Woodruff Park on 1000 Bay Avenue. Registration open between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., race starts at 7 p.m.

Registration is $35 before October 6; $45 after October 6. $20 registration for ages 5-11, children five and under are free. Must pre-register. To do so, call Tenetta Holt at (706) 660-1914 extension 204.

All month

FREE BREAST EXAMS: The Columbus Health Department on 2100 Comer Avenue is providing free clinical breast exams every Wednesday in October from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call (706) 321-6300 to book your appointment. Exams are held on the second floor of the Columbus Health Department.

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