CTMC SHINING A LIGHT ON BREAST CANCER AWARENESS THIS OCTOBER
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) will raise awareness and funds for breast cancer through various events throughout the month of October. Money raised will benefit the CTMC Foundation’s Emergency Cancer Fund that assists those who are undergoing cancer treatment.
Since 2007, the CTMC Foundation and its pink partners have raised $230,345 in the local fight against cancer. These funds help qualifying families
FULL LIST OF EVENTS
September 25-October 31: Tanger Pink Card Savings
Tanger Outlet Centers will sell reusable Pink Cards for $10. They are good for 25% off one item per store per day at participating stores with unlimited use during the timeframe. Shop with a physical re-usable card or use the convenient unlimited digital version. Proceeds benefit the CTMC Foundation Emergency Cancer Fund.
October 3: Breast Cancer Support Group
CTMC’s Breast Cancer Support Group will meet Thursday, October 3 in CTMC’s Small Community Classroom from 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cancer survivors, warriors and family members are invited to learn and share great tips for healthy living and creating a healthier life. Learn more by calling 512.753.3553.
October 3: San Marcos Academy Pink Out Volleyball
JV plays at 5:30 p.m. and Varsity plays at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamail Special Event Center.
October 12: Pink Heals Hays County 5K
Bring the family out for food, fun and a 5K Glow Run at 8:00 p.m. in River Ridge Park. For more information, email Pink Heals at email@example.com or follow them on Facebook.
October 16: Pink Worship Service
The CTMC Chapel will hold a luminaria worship service open to the community from 10:00-10:30 a.m. Recognize loved ones, light a luminaria and lift up prayers together.
October 18: San Marcos Academy Pink Out Volleyball
The SMA Bears will play Schertz John Paul II at 7:30 p.m. at Ingram Stadium on the SMA campus.
CTMC has again partnered with Community Action to offer 100 free mammograms to eligible patients throughout the year. To determine if you are eligible for a free mammogram, call Community Action at 512.392.1161, EXT. 305, or call the Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic at 512.805.5650. To schedule a mammogram at CTMC, call 512.753.3661 or visit. www.CTMCMammo.com.
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 700 employees works with more than 300 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For more than 20 consecutive years, CTMC has been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CTMC is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. CTMC leads the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, home health care, hospice, women’s services and more. For more information, follow CTMC on Facebook and Twitter, and visit our website at ctmc.org. CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS).
With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, Adventist Health System (AHS) is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A Christian mission, shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and commitment to making communities healthier unify the system’s 46 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout nine states.