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Signature Events

Farmer's Market

Farmer's MarketBreast health awareness at the Tuesday Farmer’s Market at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Each Tuesday into October, members of the breast health team will share free giveaways, raffles and awareness about the importance of mammogram screenings. The markets run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pinkaid and Pinkchella

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Pinkaid and Pinkchella, a luncheon and fashion show, on September 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Westport. Purchase tickets or bid on silent auction items at

Laura Beth Seder Memorial "Pink" Golf Tournament


Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament, October 3, at Great Neck Country Club, Waterford. The event is in support of the Backus Breast Health Initiative. For more information, go to

Breast Cancer Alliance Luncheon and Fashion Show

Breast Cancer Alliance Luncheon & Fashion Show

Breast Cancer Alliance Luncheon and Fashion Show, October 20. Purchase tickets or bid on auction items at

Pink n' Powerful

Pink 'n PowerfulPink ‘n Powerful, October 20, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Inn at Longshore, Westport. This event features a presentation by nationally-recognized author and speaker Donna Palomba, a breast cancer survivor and founder of Jane Doe No More. Proceeds will benefit the Anthy Demestihas, MD Patient Assistance Fund at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Buy your tickets at

Pink Friday

Wear Pink for Breast Cancer AwarenessPink Friday to celebrate National Mammography Day on October 21. Colleagues are encouraged to wear pink in a show of support and to encourage screening mammography.

More Than Pink Walk

Wear Pink for Breast Cancer AwarenessKomen Connecticut MORE THAN PINK Walk, October 22, at Bushnell Park, Hartford. Join or support the Hartford HealthCare team at

Tanger Fit 5K Run/Walk

Tanger Fit 5K Run/WalkTanger Fit 5K Run/Walk, October 23, 8 a.m., Foxwoods Resort Casino, to benefit the Backus Hospital Breast Health Program. Register at

Breast Cancer Awareness Classes

Walk to Wellness

Walk to Wellness, October 4, 9 a.m., at Westfarms Mall Rest and Relaxation Lounge. Dr. April Duckworth, a Hartford HealthCare breast surgeon, will be on hand to discuss “The Importance of Breast Health.” This is free. Register here



Take the Time Mobile Mammography Coach

Mammograms on the Hartford Hospital Take the Time mobile mammography coach. Stops in Hartford this month include:

October 1, Parker Memorial, 2621 Main St

October 15, Pentecostal Tabernacle Church, 249 Newfield Ave

October 20, Charter Oak Health Center, 21 Grand St

October 25, Hartford City Hall

All stops are from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments are suggested, although some walk-ins can be accepted. To schedule an appointment, call 860.972.1141.


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