FULTON, NY – In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oswego County Opportunities’ Cancer Services Program Partnership joined with a number of businesses this month to assist them in their efforts to raise awareness of breast cancer in Oswego County and encourage people to receive the cancer screenings they need.
The Cancer Services Program Partnership has been making appearances at these businesses to distribute information on the free mammograms and other cancer screening services that they offer and to sign eligible people up to receive their free screenings.
The Cancer Services Program Partnership’s efforts to raise awareness of breast cancer will culminate on Oct. 30 when they attempt to make the first human pink ribbon in Oswego County.
Coordinator of the Cancer Services Program Partnership, Carolyn Handville is asking community members to wear something pink and join them at 10 a.m. that day at the Price Chopper parking lot, 12 W. First St. South, to form the ribbon.
For more information, call Carolyn Handville at 315-342-0888, ext. 1455.
OCO, Inc is a private, non-profit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966 and touches the lives of over 20,000 people annually. OCO, Inc is a United Way of Greater Oswego County member agency. For more information visit the website at www.oco.org. OCO’s Cancer Services Program Partnership consists of 21 Provider offices throughout the county. The partnership works diligently together providing quality breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings to our uninsured community members.