Regional Care Center Events Shed Light on Breast Cancer

55852-pink-ribbon-edited.jpgMD Anderson's regional care centers in the Bay Area, Katy, Sugar Land and The Woodlands will recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month with free evening community events, and you're invited.

At each event, faculty and other employees from our regional centers will hand out educational materials and pink glow necklaces to spread the pink light of breast cancer awareness and hope.

Katy Regional Care Center

Saturday, Oct. 1
7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Heritage Square in La Centerra at Cinco Ranch

The square will be illuminated in soft pink light as faculty and other employees from the Katy center promote early detection and celebrate survivorship.

Sugar Land Regional Care Center

Saturday, Oct. 1
7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
The Plaza in Sugar Land Town Square

The plaza and fountain will be aglow in pink light. The Town Square will host a free performance by the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra, while the regional center's team offers giveaways and greets its neighbors.

The Woodlands  Regional Care Center

Thursday, Oct. 13
7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
The Woodlands Market Street Central Park

Pink lighting will set the mood for a free musical performance that's part of Market Street's weekly concert series. Meet your colleagues who work in The Woodlands as they spotlight MD Anderson in the community.

Bay Area Regional Care Center

Friday, Oct. 21
7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
 Ballunar Liftoff Festival at NASA's Johnson Space Center

The Bay Area team will showcase a hot-air balloon in the shape of a pink ribbon during the nighttime balloon glow.

Show up in your black MD Anderson T-shirt, bring a blanket or camping chair, and invite your friends and family to enjoy the festival as you get to know your colleagues who work in the community.

To learn more about the regional care centers, call 713-745-9940 or visit the Regional Care Centers site.