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26, 2012

Suzy Trutie

Miami-Dade County goes pink in October to raise awareness of breast cancer

Kickoff event on Tuesday, October 2nd; Mobile Mammogram Unit ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m.

Miami-Dade County Government is going pink in October. The County is hosting and supporting a number of events to raise awareness of breast cancer, including a day-long kickoff on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, in the Stephen P. Clark Center Lobby, located at 111 NW 1 Street, in Miami. At 1 p.m., on the west side of the building, a ribbon cutting ceremony for Jackson Memorial Hospital's new Mobile Mammogram Unit is taking place.

"All of us have been touched by the dreadful impact of breast cancer, whether to a family member, friend or colleague. That's why we are committed to raising awareness of this disease; and supporting programs which will help save lives and give hope and care to those who really need it," said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez.

Among the County's events and occasions are: