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Sep
23
Fri
2016
Casting for Recovery – Healing Retreat for Breast Cancer Survivors @ Shepherd's Spring
Sep 23 – Sep 25 all-day
Sep
26
Mon
2016
Serenity Day Spa- Client Appreciation @ Serenity Day Spa
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sep
29
Thu
2016
Healthy Living & Breast Cancer
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join DanaFarber for a live webcast as Elissa Bantug, BS, MHS, presents Healthy Living & Breast Cancer.” Our webcast will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 12:00pm-1:00pm EST. Online registration is now open, please click here to register. Elissa Bantug, BS, MHS from Johns Hopkins Medicine will provide information about physical activity, healthy eating, maintaining body weight, sleep issues, and meditation. Ms. Bantug is a young breast cancer survivor and is the Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Young Women with Breast Cancer Program and Program Manager of Communication, Education, and Survivorship in the Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Program. Join us for her talk as she shares her knowledge on these important survivorship issues.

Sep
30
Fri
2016
Bon Secours 2016 Cancer Summit @ Richmond Marriott Short Pump
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

The 2016 Bon Secours Cancer Summit on Friday, September 30 at the Marriott Hotel in Glen Allen, Virginia, will offer state-of-the-art knowledge on advances in oncology screening, treatment, and survivorship. This Summit, presented by the Bon Secours Cancer Institute of Virginia, will feature invited speakers on subjects including genetics, clinical trials, stereotactic and brachytherapy, personalized medicine, integrative medicine, obesity and cancer. Target audience includes primary care physicians, specialists, OB-GYNs, surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals interested in a deeper knowledge and understanding of the full continuum of cancer care including healthy survivorship.

Coping with Treatment: Managing Side Effects
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

From Living Beyond Breast Cancer:

For many people, side effects are among the most distressing parts of breast cancer treatment. Some side effects can be short-term, while others last longer.

During our free September webinar, join our Living Beyond Breast Cancer moderator and Hope S. Rugo, MD, as they discuss

  • short-term side effects caused by breast cancer treatment, including mouth sores, hair loss, neutropenia, neuropathy and fatigue
  • medicines and other methods to help manage these side effects
  • how to talk with your medical team to get the most relief, whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment or living with metastatic breast cancer
Oct
1
Sat
2016
Carpetland USA Shop for a Cause
Oct 1 all-day

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Carpetland USA Shop for a Cause. A portion of the Month’s proceeds will be donated to VBCF! Participating stores in: Roanoke, Christiansburg, Lynchburg, Danville and Martinsburg.

Remote Area Medical (RAM) Grundy @ Riverview School
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day

Remote Area Medical provides medical care through mobile clinic events in underserved, isolated, or impoverished communities. Most clinics provide general medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and education unless otherwise indicated such as veterinarian services.

 

6th Annual Fall BRAzaar @ Steel Horse Harley Davidson
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Anytime Fitness Zumbathon @ The Pavilion at Spotsylvania Courthouse Village
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Unity In Pink & Purple @ River's Bend Children's Center Gymnasium
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
5
Wed
2016
CancerCare Webinar: Update on Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Oct 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

This program has been submitted for 1.0 Contact Hour to social workers by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607. This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

Oct
6
Thu
2016
Chic-fil-A supports VBCF!! @ Chic-fil-a
Oct 6 all-day

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Chick Fil-A Spirit Days to Support VBCF!

Dine at the Chick-Fil-A located at 1529 N Parham Rd in Richmond at anytime on October 6th & October 19th and they will donate 10% of their proceeds to VBCF.  You MUST tell cashier at check out that you are dining to support VBCF.

Medi Spa West Pink Ribbon Event @ Medi Spa West
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Oct
11
Tue
2016
Peninsula Chapter Meeting @ Mary Immaculate Education Center
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct
13
Thu
2016
Kick Event @ 9Round Midlothian
Oct 13 all-day

9 Round “Kick Event” to benefit VBCF

The 3rd annual “Kick Event” will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 9Round Midlothian. Members and non-members alike will be encouraged to a kick heavy 30 minute workout that day and 9Round will contribute a penny per kick to VBCF.

 

 

Girls Day Out at Sara Campbell @ Sara Campbell
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Central Virginia Chapter Meeting @ SW Funk
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Oct
15
Sat
2016
4th Annual Breast Cancer Benefit Shoot & Chicken Plate Sale @ Buggs Island Wildlife Club
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bullseye Beauties Outdoors presents “Making breast cancer quiver”

4th Annual Breast Cancer Benefit Shoot and Chicken Plate Sale

More information

 

Walton Gallery 4th annual “Ladies First” Show and raffle @ Walton Gallery
Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wine and Design
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Wine and Design” class to benefit VBCF

Wine and Design studio in Stafford Virginia is hosting a special breast cancer painting event on October 15th and donating 20% of the proceeds to VBC

7pm; Tickets are $50 and include your completed painting and wine

556 Garrisonville Road, Suite 206 Stafford VA 22554

Phone: 540-628-2098

 

More info here:

Oct
17
Mon
2016
Living Beyond Breast Cancer: You, Your Job and Breast Cancer
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Whether you’re a cashier or a CEO, breast cancer diagnosis and treatment can make it hard to work full-time — or at all. This Breast Cancer 360 will blend personal stories of women coping with cancer while working with practical information from experts in legal rights and workplace communication.

Join us to hear from people who’ve been there on how they navigated complex job situations while in treatment. You’ll also learn how state and U.S. laws influence communication between employees with cancer and their employers, and what you can do to get the support you need while protecting your privacy.

 

To register: https://www.kintera.org/site/apps/ka/rg/register.asp?c=ajIRK7NHLeJ4E&b=9455073&en=4dKxHFNfF3KGJPPiE2JDLLPsEnKKJLNnEdIPIXOuEbIEKRNyGrE

Oct
18
Tue
2016
Triage Cancer Webinar: “Choosing Wisely: How to Pick Insurance Plans”
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

There are three main ways to get health insurance: through an employer, by buying a policy directly from an insurance company, or through a governmental plan (i.e., Medicare, Medicaid, etc.). Regardless of how you get your health insurance, you may have choices. Open enrollment comes up once a year and allows you to make changes to your coverage or to pick a new plan. This webinar will cover the key things to look for when comparing plans and how to choose a plan that works for you.

Courtyard by Marriott Breast Cancer Awareness Open House
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
19
Wed
2016
Chic-fil-A supports VBCF!! @ Chic-fil-a
Oct 19 all-day

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Chick Fil-A Spirit Days to Support VBCF!

Dine at the Chick-Fil-A located at 1529 N Parham Rd in Richmond at anytime on October 6th & October 19th and they will donate 10% of their proceeds to VBCF.  You MUST tell cashier at check out that you are dining to support VBCF.

Oct
22
Sat
2016
Zombie Walk- Isley Brewing @ Isley Brewing
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Zombie Walk by Black Dog Events. Part of the proceeds to benefit VBCF.

More information:

Oct
26
Wed
2016
CancerCare Webinar: Coping with the Stresses of Caregiving When Your Loved One Has Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Oct 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

This program has been submitted for 1.0 Contact Hour to social workers by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607. This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

Oct
27
Thu
2016
CancerCare Webinar: Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches & Clinical Trials
  • How Clinical Research Improves Your Care
  • Diagnostic Testing & Technologies
  • Side Effect & Pain Management
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Nov
8
Tue
2016
Peninsula Chapter Meeting @ Mary Immaculate Education Center
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Nov
20
Sun
2016
Hampton Roads Chapter Meeting @ Tidewater Community College- Portsmouth- Visual Arts Center
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec
13
Tue
2016
Peninsula Chapter Meeting @ Mary Immaculate Education Center
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm