Free workshops aimed at breast cancer prevention in African American women

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Breast cancer affects African American women disproportionately. Early detection can save lives—attend a Believe! Breast Health Awareness Workshop. Learn about breast cancer screening resources and guidelines, how to do a breast self-exam and where to obtain no-cost/low-cost mammograms in Alachua County.

Workshops are presented by community health educators (CHE) who were nominated by local churches and trained through the program Believe! Preventing Breast Cancer through Churches. Refreshments will be served.

Upcoming Workshops:

When: May 25 on Friday at 6 p.m.
Where: Mount Olive AME Church, 721 SE 8th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601
CHE: Vivian Filer of Mt. Olive AME Church

When: May 26 on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Where: Rohi Deliverance Ministry, 7042 NW 10th Place Gainesville, FL 32608
CHE: Jerona T. Cohens of Rohi Deliverance Ministry

When: May 30 on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Where: New Beginnings Church of God By Faith, 2800 NE 59th St., Gainesville, FL 32609
CHE: Christine Dorsey of New Beginnings Church of God by Faith

Believe! is a community and faith-based collaboration initiated by WellFlorida Council and is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. For a complete list of Believe! Breast Health Awareness Workshops visit

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