Breast Cancer AwarenessBreakfast:
8-10 a.m. today,Lake Charles Civic Center’sBuccaneer Room. Hosted byFox 29 and the Lake CharlesCW. Table sponsorships areavailable. For ticket inorma-tion, call 474-1316 or visitwatchox29.com.
Women & Children’s Hos-pital Neonatal IntensiveCare Unit Reunion:
10a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 6, at 4200Nelson Road. All ormer NICUpatients and their amiliesare invited to attend this reeevent where amilies canvisit with hospital staf andphysicians who helped careor them during their stay.Spacewalks, arts and crats,games, pictures, ood andmore planned. Register atwww.women-childrens.com/nicu or call 337-475-4064.
Motorcycle Ride For Hope:
Oct. 7, check-in noon-1:15 p.m.,Lake Charles Civic Center. Kick stands up at 1:30 p.m. or the112-mile ride, which will endat Pinederosa Park in Westlake.Ride to raise unds or breastcancer awareness. Contact Rick Mestayer at 540-2388 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMERICAN PRESSADVERTISING SECTIONTHURSDA, OCTOBER 4, 2012
Special to the American Press
Women & Children’s Hospital staf members celebrate their “Best Places to Work” des-ignation. Standing, rom let, are Maxine Dion, Laurie Mayeaux, Pat David, CEO BryanS. Bateman, Scott Rider, Kevin Gobert, CQO Kathy Armentor and Latania Ramirez, and,kneeling, Keith Guillory, Daphne Marti, Deidre Bath and Christina Kratz.
Health care award
West Calcasieu CameronHospital is offering 20 percentoff digital screening mammo-grams during October.October is dedicated tocreating awareness of breastcancer. According to the Amer-ican Cancer Society, researchsupports mammography evenmore so than in the past.“It can detect lumps thatare missed through self-breastexams and even clinicalexams,” said Betty Adams,WCCH’s mammography coor-dinator. “If women age 50 andolder would get regular mam-mograms, the mortality ratecould decrease by 30 percent.”This discount is appliedto hospital charges and doesnot include radiologists’ fees,which are billed separately.Appointments are available8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Fridayand until 7 p.m. Thursdays.Call 527-4256.
Hospitalofers discounton digitalmammograms