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Southern's Breast Cancer Walk to celebrate survivors

Southern President, Dr. Pamela L. Alderman


CHAPMANVILLE October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is having a 5K event in Chapmanville to raise awareness and celebrate the survivors.

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States.

Dr. Pamela L. Alderman, President of Southern stated, “Southern is proud to sponsor the first annual Power of the Pink breast cancer walk. Breast cancer has affected so many individuals in our area.”

“The Power of the Pink” 5K Breast Cancer Walk will be held in the Town of Chapmanville on Saturday, October 22nd. Registration time is 9 am with the walk to follow at 10 am.

You can sign up to take part in the event at

“The Power of the Pink” Breast Cancer Walk will feature food vendors, prizes, and games. Coalfield Healthcare will be giving free health screenings. Lunch will be provided for cancer survivors.

Logan Regional Medical Center will also be on hand passing out Breast Cancer literature and information on its 3D mammography. They will also be providing giveaways to those participating.

Timing for the event will be handled by Appalachian Timing Group.

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