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Oct 14, 2009 11:46 AM by Jthibodeaux

Komen On the GoTM

The Susan G. Komen On the GoTM Tour Brings Life-Saving Messages to Acadiana

Today the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® will host Komen On the GoTM in the Small Business Development Center parking lot at 220 East Saint Mary Boulevard on the UL Lafayette campus. The Susan G. Komen On the GoTM mobile experience educates and engages people of all ages in the breast cancer movement where they live, work and play. This stop along the nationwide tour aims to teach participants to take charge of their breast health, be empowered to share information with friends, and join the breast cancer movement.

WHAT: The Komen On the GoTM signature bright pink vehicles convert into an interactive learning center. This fun, hands-on experience features computer kiosks chock full of information on the breast cancer movement, life-saving recommendations about breast self awareness, inspirational videos, and a "graffiti wall" for sharing memories or pledging support for the cause. Other perks include information on how to volunteer, details on the Komen Acadiana Race for the Cure and tips on supporting loved ones facing breast cancer.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 14
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

WHERE: Small Business Development Center Parking Lot
220 East Saint Mary Boulevard
Lafayette, LA

About Komen On the GoTM
Infiltrate. Educate. Elevate. Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is on a mission to end breast cancer forever, and the Komen On the GoTM mobile experience is bringing that message to communities across the country. From inner cities to community festivals; public universities to neighborhood centers, Komen On the Go's signature bright pink vehicles are teaching Americans everywhere to take charge of their breast health and empowering participants to share information with friends and join the breast cancer movement. Currently in its sixth cross-country tour, Komen On the Go will be on exhibit more than 80 days in more than 25 communities across the United States, educating and elevating thousands of people with messages of hope. The tour is made possible, in part, by founding sponsor, the Val Skinner Foundation and the LIFE(LPGA Pros In The Fight To Eradicate Breast Cancer) Event series. For more information, visit http://www.komen.org/go.

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