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Published on September 14, 2017

Register now for "In the Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Oct. 7

Help turn the community into a sea of pink by joining the Tidelands Health Foundation’s annual "In the Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Saturday, Oct. 7, in Murrells Inlet.

The two-mile walk, which draws more than 1,000 participants from the community every year, will begin at Waccamaw Medical Park East on Highway 17 Bypass and wind along the Marsh Walk.Image of woman tying her shoe to prepare for a walk

Events will 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 ABC 15 meteorologist Ed Piotrowski and inspirational words by physicians from Tidelands Coastal Carolina Breast Center.

Community members and participants can honor a friend or loved one by purchasing a “butterfly of hope” for $5 and pinning it to a “hope” board at the event. Purchasers’ names will be entered into a drawing for a gift package from the day spa at Tidelands HealthPoint Center for Health and Fitness. The package includes Dermalogica products, a classic facial treatment and a one-hour classic Swedish massage.

Registration, which includes a T-shirt, is $30. To register online and purchase a butterfly of hope, click here. To purchase a butterfly of hope, make sure to fill out the appropriate request box in the online form.

For more details, call 843.652.8080. Proceeds from "In the Pink" will benefit the Tidelands Health Foundation Breast Care Fund, which helps patients in need receive care.

Robins & Morton is the presenting sponsor of this year’s walk.

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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in our region - with three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Hemingway to North Myrtle Beach. At Tidelands Health, we are anchored by our mission to help people live better lives through better health.