The Pink Ribbon Place, Riverside’s first and only breast cancer resource center, is working with its partners to hold a variety of classes, events, and celebrations to raise awareness during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Major events as follows:
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kick-Off & Candle Light Vigil
Thursday, October 2| 5:00pm – 7:00pm | Riverside Library at 3581 Mission Inn Ave |
Join us as we kick-off breast cancer month at Arts Walk and remember those you love through our annual vigil. Presentation by local NY Times Bestselling Author and Breast Cancer Survivor Teresa Rhyne and community art project.
Breast Cancer Professional Panel
Monday, October 6| 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Parkview Community Hospital at 3865 Jackson Street |Walk through the breast cancer journey with our panel of doctors. Register at 951.788.3471.
Don’t Miss A Moment: Breast Health Seminar
Seminar: Monday, October 13 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Workshop: Monday, October 20, 5:30 p – 7:30 p |Parkview Community Hospital at 3865 Jackson Street |Learn about breast health: risk factors, the breast cancer gene, and imagining & mammography. Registration required. Register at 951.788.3471.
Mezcal Goes Pink! Dinner & After Party
Thursday, October 30|Dinner 5pm – 9pm | After Party 10pm – 2am|Mezcal at 3737 Main St #100|Join us as we close out October with a bang! Costume contest and more!
Donate. Shop. Save (Lives)
All month (and year)| Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm | Pink Ribbon Thrift at 6681 Magnolia Ave. |Help support the programs of The Pink Ribbon Place by shopping or donating to Pink Ribbon Thrift. More classes, events, and information can be found at
http://www.thepinkribbonplace.org/2014/09/rethink-pink.html or by calling 951.823.0261.
Mission and Services
The Pink Ribbon Place provides support to all women, men and their loved ones who have been impacted by breast cancer by offering support groups, individual counseling, meditation groups, health and wellness programs, wigs, bras, and breast prosthesis at no cost.
The Pink Ribbon Place also offers free diagnostic services for uninsured and underinsured men and women under the age of 40 with breast health concerns residing in the cities of Riverside and Jurupa Valley.
The diagnostic program and center are supported year-round by Pink Ribbon Thrift, a vintage and thrift store that RCHF recently relocated to 6681 Magnolia Ave. in Riverside, near the Dairy Queen.
Riverside and Jurupa Valley residents in need of services are encouraged to call 951.823.0261 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how to qualify for diagnostic services.
For more information about The Pink Ribbon Place visit www.thepinkribbonplace. org. For more information about Riverside Community Health Foundation visit www.rchf.org.