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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on August 17, 2015

Tidelands Health Foundation "In the Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Oct. 3

Make the morning of Oct. 3 a time of remembrance and celebration at Tidelands Health Foundation’s Annual "In the Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Walk.

The two-mile walk, which draws more than 1,000 participants from the community, will begin at Waccamaw Medical Park East on Highway 17 Bypass and wind along the Marsh Walk at Murrells Inlet.

Events get underway at 8:30 a.m. with registration, music, a vendor expo and complimentary Shutterbooth photos. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. and will be preceded by a survivor celebration featuring a welcome by WPDE meteorologist Ed Piotrowski and inspirational words by physicians from Tidelands Coastal Carolina Breast Care Center.

A highlight this year will be the Butterflies of Hope. Participants can buy a foam
butterfly for $5 to honor, remember or celebrate a loved one and pin it to a “hope” board at the event. Participants’ names will be entered into a drawing for a 16-inch strand of 7.5 mm cultured pearl s donated by Diamond Collection of Georgetown.  

Registration is $25 through Sept. 4 and will increase to $30 after that date. Register online at tidelandshealth.org/breastcancerwalk/in-the-pink-registration-form/. For more details, call 843.652.8080. Proceeds from "In The Pink" will benefit the Tidelands Health Foundation Breast Care Fund, which helps underinsured and uninsured patients get mammograms.



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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.