Oct. 20: NCC Breast Cancer Awarness Expo & Walk

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Immediate: September 30, 2011 Media Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 Email: alicia.steger@ncc.edu ncc.edu/newsreleases

Nassau Community College Breast Cancer Awareness Expo & Walk October 20

Garden City, NY – Nassau Community College is proud to host the Nassau Community College Breast Cancer Awareness Expo & Walk on Thursday, October 20 at 11:30 a.m. in front of the Physical Education Complex.The one-mile walk — which is open to the public and has a suggested donation of $5 — is sponsored by the Design Innovators Club, the Intramural Well-Being Programs, the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department and the Cure for Cancer Club. Its 11:30 a.m. expo features T-shirts and refreshments. The walk itself begins at 12:00 noon. Profits from the event will be donated to Mid-Nassau Lend a Helping Hand, Inc. (LAHH). The focus of LAHH is to provide customized services to patients to relieve some of the stress and worry a cancer diagnosis and ensuing treatment creates. Among those services are reimbursement for childcare, housecleaning, meal preparation, emergency financial assistance and massage therapy.For more information about the NCC Breast Cancer Awareness Expo & Walk, contact intramural.sports@ncc.edu.

About Nassau Community CollegeNassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where nearly 24,000 full- and part-time students and almost 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.

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