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City Council to Provide Mammograms from Woman's Hospital and Recognize Various Support Organizations and Agencies in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 9, 2017


District "C" Councilmember Nadine Ramsey
NEW ORLEANS - In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, District "C" Councilmember Nadine Ramsey will be sponsoring mammograms provided by Woman's Hospital for interested City employees during the regularly scheduled Council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at 10 a.m. in front of City Hall. Employees who are screened will receive gifts bags with breast cancer information in addition to a continental breakfast, which will be open to all.

At the meeting, the Council will receive a presentation and hold a panel discussion with breast cancer experts from various agencies as the first and only order of business. Panelists will discuss the advancements in breast cancer detection and treatment, as well as the importance of regular check-ups.

WHO: 
District "C" Councilmember Nadine Ramsey
New Orleans City Council members
Woman's Hospital
Dr. Denise Roubion-Johnson, Clinical Director, Louisiana Breast and Cervical Cancer
Senator Diana Bajoie (RETIRED) Former Councilmember, District "B".
Nedra Wardsworth, Specialist Community Health Advisor, American Cancer Society
Lisa W. Plunkett, Director, Susan G. Komen New Orleans 
Dr. Corey J. Hebert, Doctors of Charity Co-Founder & CEO, Community Health TV
Charlotte M. Parent, Assistant Vice President, Community Affairs/Network Navigation, LCMC Health
Delia M. Young, Nurse Navigator, Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center
Corinne Villavaso, CEO, Hannah's Klozet Foundation
Dr. Dwight McKenna, McKenna General Medical Corporation

WHAT: 
Mammogram screenings for City employees as well as a panel discussion and presentation from various agencies and support organizations in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

WHEN: 
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
Beginning at 10 a.m. 

WHERE: 
City Hall, 1300 Perdido St.
New Orleans, LA 70112


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Contact: 
A. Lena Stewart
Deputy Chief of Staff
Office of Councilmember Nadine M. Ramsey
City Hall, Room 2W70
Phone: (504) 658-1030
lestewart@nola.gov

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