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Published on September 20, 2018

Register now for the “In the Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Oct. 6

Help turn the community into a sea of pink by joining the Tidelands Health Foundation’s annual "In the Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 6, 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.

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 Health Breast Center.The 2017 "In the Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

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 $35. 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.

Coastal Structures and Robins & Morton are the presenting sponsors of this year’s walk.

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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.